300 Blackout is a formidable ammo choice and is used by both the military and law enforcement around the globe! Everyone knows that the king of intermediate cartridges is the 5.56x45mm NATO round.
What was 300 blackout designed for?
The 300 AAC Blackout was designed to achieve energies similar to the 7.62×39mm Soviet in an AR-15 while using standard AR magazines at their full capacity. The 7.62 Soviet’s cartridge taper prevented reliable feeding in AR magazines and created wear on the bolt.
IS 300 black out a good round?
300 BLK and 5.56mm NATO are an intermediate class rifle cartridge for target shooting, hunting, home defense, and plinking. 300 BLK has a wider range of projectile choices, thanks to the . 30 caliber bore, burns its full potential in a 9-inch barrel, and is a much better choice for hunting.
Can I shoot 7.62 in my 300 blackout?
No, you cant. The . 300 AAC Blackout (designated as the 300 BLK by the SAAMI and 300 AAC Blackout by the C.I.P.), also known as 7.62×35mm is an intermediate cartridge developed in the United States by Advanced Armament Corporation (AAC) for use in the M4 carbine or certain AR15 platforms.
Is there a difference between 300 blackout and 300 AAC Blackout?
This is a question I’ve been asked a lot recently. Chaz, a commenter on TTAG, asked it this way: The 300 Whisper and 300 Blackout have small differences in their brass dimensions: Blackout 0.004 larger in the neck, 0.018 longer case length and 0.16 longer OAL. 300 AAC Blackout round, and got a fairly quick response…
How effective is 7.62 x39?
But among between the two the 7.62×39 has 25% more energy, more momentum (very important), and is of a larger caliber. Both are effective, but they are not even comparable in performance. Its obvious that some of us here have a bias against russian calibers, no matter what.