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Yesterday I grabbed my 300 blk SBR and went out shooting, I have not shot it much as I mostly shoot the bolt action blk.  It has a Seekins 8.5 barrel.  I have worked up a load with 208 amax bullets at 1050ish velocity.  I bought a Vortex scope for it.  The Viper 2.5-10x32 with their XLR MOA reticle in it.  It has a christmas tree type with 32 moa of holder over. 

I got it zeroed at 50 yards then I ranged a rock at 252 yards out.  My isnipe app said I would need 28 moa to shoot that far, so I held over the 28 moa and let one fly.  Smacked the rock first shot.  Haha, it was awesome, I love lobbing long shots with the big subsonic bullets.  I can reach 275 yard with the holder over in that scope. 

I also loaded a bunch or 110 Hornady bullets for it.  I zeroed it for 100 yards.  Exactly 3 moa lower than my subsonic zero at 50 yards.  I have not chronoed those loads, but when I do I will be able to use the reticle for hold overs and have a real simple double zero scope setup for both of my loads. 

300 blackouts are a lot of fun. 

Terrible quality pic,  But here is my beast.


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Good shooting!
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Similar to mine..... always struggle with a scope on mine.... might need to look at that vortex.    Mine last about 50-60 shots before I have to clean to prevent malfunction from blowback of unburnt powder...


Whats your sub recipe?

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They are no doubt dirty buggers.

Right now I have been shooting 10.5 1680 with 208 amax.  But I had it up at 8500 ft elevation over the weekend and they were super sonic.  So I need to make some adjustments. 

Its funny, they go super in my 8" Seekins barrel, but they don't in my 16" Ruger American. 

My 4 year old was shooting it on Saturday.  (I was knelt down holding the rifle, he was just looking through scope and running trigger).  But we were just shooting into a hill side and one time when he pulled the trigger a big branch fell out of an Aspen tree.  He thought he did it with the rifle.  He hasn't quit talking about it sense.  Way to funny.  
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Awesome! I've had a lot of fun playing with my BLK with subs. Just wish my Form 4 would get approved already, so I could take full advantage of the subs!
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