Category Archives: Reloading

224 Valkyrie Update

Sierra recommends a 6.5” twist barrel for the #9290 22 cal 90 gr HPBT bullet however for cartridges like the Valkyrie, that can push them over 2650 fps muzzle velocity, a 7” twist barrel will stabilize the bullet correctly.  

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Sierra Bullets 224 Valkyrie Load Data

Test Specifications/ Components Firearm Used: Universal Receiver Barrel Length: 24” Twist: 1-8’’ Case: Starline Brass for bullets 52-63 grain and Federal Premium for bullets 69-95 grains Trim-to Length: 1.590’’ Primer: Winchester WSR Remarks: The 224 Valkyrie, developed by Federal Cartridge … Continue reading

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Sierra Bullets 7mm Remington Magnum Load Data

Test Specifications/ Components Firearm Used: Universal Receiver Barrel Length: 24” Twist: 1-9″ Case: Nosler Trim-to Length: 2.490”’ Primer: Winchester WLRM Remarks: The history of U.S. ordnance is full of examples of good cartridges that have passed into obsolescence. The 219 … Continue reading

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What is Your Favorite Piece of Reloading Equipment?

We asked a few reloaders: “What is your favorite ‘don’t know how you ever lived without it’ piece of reloading equipment?”  Check out their answers below.  We would love to hear from you too, please share your response in the … Continue reading

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Sierra Bullets Load Data For 2018 New MatchKing Bullets

Sierra Bullets is excited to release load data for four of our newest bullets: the 22 caliber 95 gr HPBT MatchKing #1396, 6.5mm 150 gr HPBT MatchKing #1755, 30 caliber 200 gr HPBT MatchKing #2231, and 30 caliber 230 gr … Continue reading

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Sierra Bullets 300 AAC Blackout Load Data

Test Specifications/Components Firearm Used: Universal Receiver Barrel Length: 16″ Twist: 1-8’’ Case: Hornady Trim-to Length: 1.363″ Primer: Winchester WSR Remarks: The 300 AAC Blackout (300 BLK, or 7.62x35mm) was created by Advanced Armament Corp. and Remington in order to provide … Continue reading

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Sierra Introduces New 6.5mm 107 gr Tipped MatchKing Bullet

Sierra Bullets is proud to announce another addition to our popular Tipped MatchKing® line. In 2014, Sierra Bullets crowned the MatchKing® with an acetal resin tip that lowers the drag by improving the ballistic coefficient. We continue to expand this … Continue reading

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