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Another .300 BLK in a .223 Kaboom

Another .300 BLK in a .223 Kaboom

I wrote in November about a friend who survived firing a .300 Blackout cartridge in a .223 barreled AR-15. The resulting detonation wasn’t pretty. Our own Tom McHale witnessed a very similar AR-15 kaboom today, […]

300BLK in FS2000 KABOOM? I don’t think it happened.

300BLK in FS2000 KABOOM? I don’t think it happened.

Alex C. at The Firearm Blog documents what he claims is a similar mishap occurring in an FS2000 just two days ago. I’m not sure that I buy the story, simply based on what I’ve seen when a 300BLK […]

.50 BMG kaboom in Indiana?

.50 BMG kaboom in Indiana?

Something in this story just doesn’t add up. An exploding round of ammunition injured a Columbus man severely enough that he was eventually transferred to an Indianapolis hospital, police said. John Darlage, 31, of 2075 […]

300 Blackout in a .223 Wylde AR-15 Kaboom

300 Blackout in a .223 Wylde AR-15 Kaboom

One of the huge draws of the 300 AAC Blackout (AKA 300 BLK) is that it can use the same bolt and magazines as a .223/5.56 AR-15. The only downside? It can use the same […]