300 Blackout 168 grain
The 300 Blackout cartridge with a 168 grain boat-tailed hollow point match (BTHP-M) bullet traveling at 1,800 fps is a high-performance cartridge that is well suited for long-range target shooting. The heavy bullet weight and low velocity provide enhanced accuracy, making it an ideal choice for competitive shooters and long-range enthusiasts. “Bulk” typically refers to a large quantity of ammunition, so purchasing this cartridge in bulk would provide a sufficient amount of ammunition for extended shooting sessions or competition events.
The competition proven Hornady Boat Tail Hollow Point Match going supersonic.
Not all barrels are created equal, chronographs don’t always agree with each other and atmospheric conditions affect velocities. That being said, we believe that you can expect to get around 1,800 fps out of a 16″ barrel with this round.
The 300 cartridge uses a .308 diameter bullet, typically weighing between 110-220 grains, with the 168 grain weight being one of the most popular options for long-range shooting. This cartridge was designed to provide comparable ballistics to the 7.62x39mm in an AR-15 platform, allowing for a versatile, suppressed shooting experience in a compact package. When using a 168 grain bullet in 3 Blackout, shooters can expect good accuracy, effective energy transfer, and relatively low recoil.