By Josh Wayner
In the first part of my .300 Blackout article series, I explained the reasoning around my assertion that the cartridge is one of the best produced in our era and why it will be with us far longer than other passing fad calibers. In this article I am going to do a relatively novel comparison between the most advanced .300 Blackout AR-15 I could build, the Bakelite rifle from my prior article, and an off-the-shelf weapon that was essentially designed around the cartridge, the SIG SAUER MCX Virtus.
U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- I understand that there are people, mostly bloggers passing for writers looking for a controversial click, that push these flavor-of-the-day cartridges and the ideas behind them with words like ‘BREAKING’. You know exactly what I’m talking about, friends. It’s the constant and relatively annoying ‘look at my 6.5 and how it blows the .308 out of the water’ types and the armchair logisticians that want to rearm our military with the .280 British or something obscure or ahead of its time in 1935. I have a prediction for all of them: the .300 Blackout will outpace …Read the Rest