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Which one? #14057274 08/17/19
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I have a 300 Blackout and a 308win. I'm trying to figure out which one to set up for my kids to use this fall as I dont want to buy another gun right now. So i will be chopping the stock down to shorten the LOP and doing some load development. If I went with the 308 I'd probably go with some barnes 110gr ttsx and try to make a light kicking load. I already have a decent load for the 300blk using the 110gr Tac ttsx.

The 308win is a sporter barrel so can't use a can.
The 300blk is a 16" threaded, so can use a can.

I like the idea of hunting with a suppressor to save the hearing.

The 308 is a Winchester so has the 3pos safety
The 300blk is a Remington so has the 2pos safety

I'm a huge fan of the Winchester safety.


I'd guess the max range around here is 150'ish yards.

I am overthinking it bad.

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Re: Which one? [Re: jbuck] #14057416 08/17/19
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300 blackout.


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Re: Which one? [Re: Tom264] #14057514 08/17/19
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Originally Posted by Tom264
300 blackout.

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Re: Which one? [Re: jbuck] #14057589 08/17/19
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You don't need to reduce the .300BO loads, if that matters.

Re: Which one? [Re: jbuck] #14057678 08/17/19
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300 bo would be my pick, if using a can, make sure it's not too 'unweildy' for your young'n.

if you had the 300 bo in an AR, 6pos stock... smile fits all.

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Re: Which one? [Re: jbuck] #14057809 08/17/19
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308 with a reduced load

Re: Which one? [Re: blammer] #14057961 08/17/19
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Originally Posted by blammer
300 bo would be my pick, if using a can, make sure it's not too 'unweildy' for your young'n.

if you had the 300 bo in an AR, 6pos stock... smile fits all.



I do have an ar in 300blk, but it's a 10". Although I'd prefer to keep it something he is familiar with. I have a couple old Tupperware stocks for Remington and Winchester so figured I could cut one of then down.

Re: Which one? [Re: blammer] #14057973 08/17/19
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Originally Posted by blammer
300 bo would be my pick, if using a can, make sure it's not too 'unweildy' for your young'n.

if you had the 300 bo in an AR, 6pos stock... smile fits all.


^^^This^^^


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Re: Which one? [Re: jbuck] #14074867 08/24/19
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My son has been using 300blk with 125nbt. Kills deer just fine. No recoil. Can makes it so much nicer for them

Re: Which one? [Re: jbuck] #14079717 08/26/19
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I've loaded and shot plenty of subsonic loads in .308 bolt guns. Only issue is unless you get a custom barrel about the fastest twist rate you will find in stock offerings is 1/10. My Savage model 10 had no issues with 208gr bullets but did struggle a bit with 220's. The 220's grouped ok at 50 yards but keyholed at 100. Also while the groups were around 1-2" at 50 it was more like a pattern at 100.

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Re: Which one? [Re: jbuck] #14080159 08/27/19
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I load the 170 Partition made for a 30-30 for my sub sonic loads, plenty accurate

Re: Which one? [Re: jbuck] #14080439 08/27/19
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Whichever one you don't expect to get back---

Re: Which one? [Re: jbuck] #14080515 08/27/19
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Whichever they like better.


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Re: Which one? [Re: TBREW401] #14082239 08/27/19
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Originally Posted by TBREW401
Whichever one you don't expect to get back---

This......btdt


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