Tag: M80

SBR Noise Comparison

SBR Noise Comparison

Due to the limited capabilities of the meter used for testing, as well as the sloppy testing protocol, I have removed the contents from this page and hidden the video on YouTube. I am working with a suppressor manufacturer here in Minnesota to re-test these firearms with their professional (and very expensive) equipment. Thank you […]

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Forster Bullet Pulling Die Review

Forster Bullet Pulling Die Review

| June 18, 2014 | 4 Comments

As I wrote about a few weeks ago, my AR15 .300 Blackout pistol ran great, but my handloaded ammunition did not. It turns out that the Lyman Accutrimmer I was using increasingly fell out of adjustment. Most .300 reloaders stop at 1.360″ brass length, and folks running AR15s will trim as short at 1.355″ (which […]

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Basic Rifle Class: Some Lessons Are Tough Lessons

Basic Rifle Class: Some Lessons Are Tough Lessons

I have taken several basic rifle courses from a few folks, and many from Erik Pakieser over at QSI Training. Yesterday I had the privilege of taking Erik’s first basic rifle class of the season. I took this opportunity to run my AR15 pistol chambered in 300 Blackout. In addition to wanting to practice my […]

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Ice Arms 6.75″ 300 Blackout Barrel: First Shots

Ice Arms 6.75″ 300 Blackout Barrel: First Shots

| March 26, 2014 | 5 Comments

I had the opportunity to shoot my .300 Blackout pistol yesterday. There are a lot of experimental factors going on in this build: My first .300 Blackout build My first handloads for .300 Blackout — complete with problematic M80 military surplus pulls Ice Arms has a bad reputation, and someone registered on the 300blktalk.com forum […]

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Differently sized M80 surplus projectiles

Differently sized M80 surplus projectiles

| February 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Commercially manufactured 300 Blackout ammunition is very hard to find, and very expensive compared to the other calibers we shoot. I am in the process of handloading my own practice and defensive ammunition. Based on prior posts over at the 300BLKTALK forum I decided to try the M80 military surplus bullets for our practice ammunition. […]

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