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300 Blackout: A Brief Ancestry & Historical Timeline

Posted by Nic Johnson on

300 Blackout: A Brief Ancestry & Historical Timeline

  It’s not often that a round with super and subsonic capabilities is able to break down barriers between military, sporting and hunting communities while injecting itself into the mainstream. From it’s humble roots as a wildcat round, to it’s development for use within the spec ops community, the 300 Blackout round has been on a steady trajectory upwards into our modern firearm culture. In this blog post we look back though time to connect the dots though ancestry, events, components, and key individuals that helped birth of a new and popular commercial round used in many rifle platforms today: the 300 Blackout. 1889 - .303 British First...

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