.300 AAC Blackout Hornady Custom 208-grain A-Max

by
posted on December 13, 2013
208max.jpg

Like Hornady's supersonic offering, this is another .300 Whisper load that will work in .300 AAC Blackout guns. Accuracy was average in the AAC MPW carbine, but the JP PSC-11 rifle did not like this load. It could be another situation where a faster twist rate is optimal. The bullet did not expand, penetrating on a straight line through 24 inches of gelatin, and it was not recovered. This was one of the two most reliable subsonic loads I tested.

Hornady Custom 208-grain A-Max

.300 AAC Blackout factory ammunition round-up

Latest

pistol facing right
pistol facing right

First Look: Cabot Guns Moonshot 1911 Pistol

Cabot Guns introduces a 1911 that's literally out-of-this-world--with an actual lunar meteorite part of the construction.

Sightron S6 5-30x56 ED riflescope

Sightron is launching of a new line of S6 5-30x56 ED premium riflescopes for long-range pursuits.

Editor's Picks: SHOT Show 2022, Day Four

Here are five more neat new things we saw at SHOT Show 2022 on our last day on the show floor.

New for 2022: Taurus 327

The .327 Fed. Mag. cartridge has long been overlooked, but it is a powerful, versatile option for personal protection. Taurus has recognized the .327's appeal and is now offering an affordable revolver chambered for this hidden gem of a self-defense round.

New for 2022: Burris Introduces XTR Pro Riflescope and Accessories

Burris' latest riflescope features multiple illuminated, front-focal-plane reticle options, an innovative locking turret system and an optical design ideal for anyone looking to shoot at extreme distances.

New For 2022: Galco UnderWraps Elite

Galco changed the bellyband concept with the new Underwraps Elite, which allows concealed carry of a handgun and accessories around your midsection with myriad options for the pistol's location, added comfort and the ability to carry EDC accessories like spare magazines and a flashlight.

Interests



Get the best of Shooting Illustrated delivered to your inbox.