8" 300 BLACKOUT Faxon Nitride Mid-Weight Barrel AR15 Upper Assembly with 10" Rail and Slim Cone Flash Can
The 300 AAC Blackout was designed to achieve energies like the 7.62x39 Soviet in an AR16 while using standard AR15 magazines at their full capacity. The 7.62 Soviet's cartridge taper prevented reliable feeding in AR magazines and created wear on the bolt. From the 14.5in barrel of the AR15, the 556 round has an effective point target range of 500 yards. The bullet has significant drop, drift, and energy loss at that distance. From a 16in barrel, a 125gr 300 BLK round has a lower velocity and similar bullet drop and drift at shorter distances. However, it has the same amount of energy at 700 yards that the 556 has at 500 yards. In terms of hit probability, the Blackout has an effective range of 450 yards. From a 9in barrel, the 125 gr BLK round has the same muzzle energy as the 556 from a AR15, and 5 percent more energy at 440 yards. In comparison with 7.62×39mm rounds, 300 BLK rounds with varying loads have a better ballistics and more energy out of similar length barrels.
- 8" Faxon 300 BLACKOUT 4150 Chrome Moly Vanadium Medium Contour Nitride Barrel with 1x7 Twist and 5/8x24 Threads
- Mil-Spec Upper Receiver forged from 7075 T6 aluminum with forward assist and dust cover assembly installed. Hard coat anodized MIL-STD 8625 Type 3 Class 2
- 10" Narrow Profile Free Float Rail machined from 6061 T6 aluminum Very comfortable and very light weight. Your choice of M-LOK or KEYMOD attachment points along the entire length at 3, 6, and 9 positions. Hard coat anodized MIL-STD 8625 Type 3 Class 2
- 0.750" Low Profile Gas Block
- Pistol Length Gas System
- Slim Cone Flash Can with crush washer
This upper assembly will fit all standard AR15 lower receivers.
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