Ideal barrel length?

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by Vortex!, Sep 28, 2018.

  1. Vortex!

    Vortex! Well-Known Member

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    What is the ideal barrel length for a 224 valkrie? Not planning to put a suppressor on it unless the process for that gets easier and less expensive. How long does the barrel have to be to reach it's full potential?
     
  2. philipbrousseau

    philipbrousseau Well-Known Member

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    if by full potential you mean highest velocity it would probably be longer than you would want to use in the field for converting coyotes.
     
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  3. WildRose

    WildRose Well-Known Member

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    20-24".

    My swifts tend to run 24".
     
  4. jjmp

    jjmp Well-Known Member

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    Make it what you want ,lots of mine run 26 inch conture is just as Important , your Young whats a few more ounces , Enjoy !
     
  5. Vortex!

    Vortex! Well-Known Member

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    I don't mind the weight but it's a pain if the rifle is clumsy.
     
  6. jjmp

    jjmp Well-Known Member

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    agreed keep us in the loop thks
     
  7. Vortex!

    Vortex! Well-Known Member

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    I'm looking forward to it already!! :D