What is the .300 blk Build kit?
A threatened blackout is a variant of the AR15 platform chambered for the 300 blackout caliber but. The caliber was originally made for the M4 carbine, designed to be equivalent in power to the ak47 7.62×39. The caliber works well with pistol length barrels and is optimally designed for suppressors with subsonic and supersonic cartridges available to the public. In the civilian market the thread of blackout cartridges is great for hunting. However it does not display the same ballistic capabilities as the 3 white Winchester which is universally accepted as one of the best hunting cartridges in the US.
.300 blk Rifle vs .300 blk Pistol
The .300 blackout build kit can come in 1 of 2 varieties The .300 black out rifle and a .300 black out pistol. Both have their pros and cons, but bring a unique dynamic to the platform. Here are the differences between a 300 black out rifle and the 300 black out pistol.
The .300 blk cartridge excels with barrel lengths under 10 inches. That is because the .300 blk does a number on most standard gas blocks. However, getting an adjustable gas block is the way most people go when running their builds. Especially when using a suppressor, an adjustable gas block on a .300blk pistol with a 7” barrel will work extremely well.
The .300 blk is a good mid range caliber. It packs a punch, delivering similar ballistic power as the AK-47s 7.62×39. Where it does not excel is at range. However, what it lacks in range, it makes up for in versatility.
The .300 blk rifle is good even though it is not optimal for the cartridge. You may be able to squeeze out a few more yards with a longer barrel, but the longevity of the build will suffer because the .300 blk is not designed for those kinds of barrel lengths. A 16” barrel, more of a carbine rifle, will still help to maximize the effective range and ballistic power of the cartridge. However, the round is still optimal at barrel lengths under 10 inches.
.300 blk Pros
- 300 yrds
- 110 220 gr
- Good for Hunting
- Good for Suppressors
.300 blk Cons
- 9lbs of Recoil
- More expensive than 5.56
- Less Common
- Too expensive to plink
Build or Buy a .300blk build?
The .300 blk build is a versatile build. Because it is an AR-15 platform build, it can be bought completed or built from a DIY kit. Here are the pros and cons of building or buying a .300 blk AR-15.
Benefits of Building a .300blk:
- completely customize every single part of it.
- fine tune it to be exactly as you want
- You can customize every inch of it to fit your needs.
- may also save some money.
- No background checks with 80% Lower receivers. (click here for more info)
Cons of Building a.300 blk:
- Not all parts are interchangeable.
- Some parts are “mil-spec,”
- meaning they meet the specifications required for M16 rifles and parts sold to the military.
- If you have some mil-spec parts and some that aren’t, they may not fit well or fit at all.
Pros of Buying an .300blk:
- Does not require as much knowledge of the internal systems.
- Can be higher quality
- Budget involves less organization
- Can be done in any state (Know your state firearm laws)
Cons of Buying an .300blk:
- Prices are usually higher than when building
- FFL background checks, and online transfer fees increase cost
- Approval process takes longer
- Name brands cost more.
- Upgrading will require more knowledge of the system
How to Build a .300 Blk pistol
While there are many who buy .300 black out kits complete, there are some who realize that there is an easier, cheaper method to having a .300 aac blackout build. Because the .300 Blackout Is is an AR-15 platform gun, the upper portion of the build is all that needs to be changed from the standard 5.56 AR-15. In this way, as long as your new build is consistent with the original type of firearm it was, then you can legally change your AR-15 from A 5.56 to a 300 blackout. This way you do not have to waste money buying a new lower assembly, especially when the aspects of the kit change in the upper assembly.
Why Buy a .300 blk pistol?
The .300 blk caliber is great for hunting, especially in places where you don’t need a round that shoots at a crazy distance, like Florida. The 300 yard effective range should be more than enough to make any hunting day a great hunting day. Ballistics wise, it still does carry a decent amount of power to be effective against bigger games. Something that the 5.56 struggles with. While the 5.56 does have a longer effective range, the .300 blk is designed also to be a suppressed round. Developed on the back of the .300 whisper, the .300 blk delivers the impact force of a .300 caliber, with the faint sound of cracking wind.
Is the .300 blk legal?
Because the .300 blk was originally designed for the M4 carbine, there are some who view the caliber as a purely military caliber, and they see no reason it should be in the civilian market. And while the Honey Badger, a .300 blk build which features an integrated suppressor, pistol length barrel, and a fully adjustable stock assembly, it is no wonder people think that it is illegal. However, this is not the case. As stated in the NFA of 1934, this kind of .300 blk build is known as an AOW, or any other weapon that does not meet the full criteria of the legal definitions of rifles, pistols, and shotguns.
Why Buy a .300 Blackout From Steel Fox Firearms?
For 6 years, SteelFox firearms has built its community around quality firearms and exceptional service. To that end, We offer the highest quality .300 blackout parts and kits for the best price on the market. However, not only do we have a great product, we also make it our priority to get our products to your door as quickly as possible.We do our utmost to secure the information of our customers because we believe that the 2nd amendment is not the only important right that we have to preserve. Therefore it is our duty to not only provide secure access to our store, but to ensure that our AR-15 products are sold at an efficient cost And an even speedier shipping process.