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#6918144 - 10/12/17 01:41 PM What brand 300 Black Out Upper??
BassBuster1 Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 10/09/06
Posts: 199
Loc: Denton
I would like to buy a reasonably priced upper but one that functions well. Any suggestions on brand?? I know money buys quality usually but somewhere in there is a middle ground where value and quality meet and that is what I am looking for. I have a DPMS 556 and want to change over to 300 Black Out for pigs!

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#6918196 - 10/12/17 02:19 PM Re: What brand 300 Black Out Upper?? [Re: BassBuster1]
9x19 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 10/07/14
Posts: 72
I've had good performance with Radical Firearms' products

http://www.radicalfirearms.com/category-s/1854.htm

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#6918212 - 10/12/17 02:47 PM Re: What brand 300 Black Out Upper?? [Re: BassBuster1]
Toxarch Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 03/09/11
Posts: 1924
Loc: Parker County
I have an AAC 16" and a Noveske 8.2". Both have been great. Neither are cheap.
As for Radical, I have a 6.5 Grendel and a 458 from them. The 6.5 runs awesome, the 458 runs horrible and I wish I had gone with a different brand.

In my opinion, unless you are trying to go subsonic there are better options for shooting pigs. 300 blackout will do it for shorter distances. For supersonic and possibly longer ranges, I think the 6.8 SPC or the 6.5 Grendel are better choices. If I am going pig hunting and shooting supersonic rounds, I'll take the 6.5 every time. Some will say 6.5 is expensive. I just bought 6 boxes of Hornady Black ELD Match for under $16 per box shipped from Brownells.
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#6918216 - 10/12/17 02:54 PM Re: What brand 300 Black Out Upper?? [Re: 9x19]
DocHorton Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 12/06/10
Posts: 5048
Loc: DFW
Originally Posted By: 9x19
I've had good performance with Radical Firearms' products

http://www.radicalfirearms.com/category-s/1854.htm


Me too. My thermal rig and SBR's are all Radical Uppers. No problems with any of them and I've had probably 4-5.

I also have a PSA Upper that works great.

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#6918226 - 10/12/17 03:04 PM Re: What brand 300 Black Out Upper?? [Re: BassBuster1]
TX-Bear Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 10/18/13
Posts: 130
Loc: Austin & Young Co, TX
I have a Radical upper pistol in 300 blk that works great. No issues what so ever, for your reference I am running it suppressed with supersonic rounds mostly but have not had many issues with the few boxes of subsonic that I have put through it.

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#6920041 - 10/14/17 07:30 AM Re: What brand 300 Black Out Upper?? [Re: BassBuster1]
mudd Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 10/21/09
Posts: 237
Loc: Shreveport, La
Just be careful with the radical arms stuff. I see more bad then good even though these guys abovehave been lucky so far

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#6920058 - 10/14/17 07:45 AM Re: What brand 300 Black Out Upper?? [Re: BassBuster1]
yotehater Offline
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Registered: 05/13/16
Posts: 835
Loc: Creagleville, Van Zandt county
I converted one for under $100 with a CMMG barrel and it shoots 1/2" 5 shot groups at 100 yards. I've never tried subs but it cycles perfectly with supers, never had a malfunction of any kind. Best shooter of my 5 Blackouts.
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#6920146 - 10/14/17 09:22 AM Re: What brand 300 Black Out Upper?? [Re: BassBuster1]
crash700 Offline


Registered: 04/10/09
Posts: 1937
Loc: Deer Park , TX
If you have the tools, I would build my own so that I know the quality of the components.
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#6920152 - 10/14/17 09:33 AM Re: What brand 300 Black Out Upper?? [Re: BassBuster1]
KK30RAR Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 08/15/17
Posts: 139
Loc: Arlington
Your barrel and bolt two key components to a accurate rifle donít cheap out on a lot of junk barrels floating around nowadays
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#6921855 - 10/15/17 11:28 PM Re: What brand 300 Black Out Upper?? [Re: BassBuster1]
DEERSTRANGLER Offline
Tracker

Registered: 11/17/08
Posts: 606
Loc: Azle TX
AR Stoner from Midway USA has a decent upper.

I bought my first one from Red-X arms.

They all kill pretty good.

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#6922991 - 10/16/17 09:03 PM Re: What brand 300 Black Out Upper?? [Re: BassBuster1]
enigmausly Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 10/04/17
Posts: 17
Loc: Houston / Corpus
can't go wrong with a BCM upper ... you don't have to order it with the BCG and charging handle, i used the ones off my current 556 (I have a Knights Armament lower w/a Noveske upper, ACOG on the Noveske and an Armasight thermal on my BCM)
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#6924024 - 10/17/17 05:12 PM Re: What brand 300 Black Out Upper?? [Re: BassBuster1]
Nitro27 Offline
Tracker

Registered: 11/06/12
Posts: 610
Loc: Terrell,TX
i have a cmmg and i have had no issues. It shoots really well

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#6924041 - 10/17/17 05:36 PM Re: What brand 300 Black Out Upper?? [Re: BassBuster1]
chalet Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 11/08/09
Posts: 2635
Loc: North Side of the Metromess
My first one was a Sota arms upper through a group buy on here, shot right at MOA. Had another one built with 16" BHW barrel and MI gen 2 13.5"ss rail. Its shoots well and I like it a lot. Probably going to buy one of the PSA complete 300blk uppers next time they run them on sale cheap, have had good luck with their products so far.


Edited by chalet (10/17/17 05:41 PM)
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#6931301 - 10/24/17 09:20 AM Re: What brand 300 Black Out Upper?? [Re: BassBuster1]
Wildphilhickup Offline


Registered: 02/26/09
Posts: 2347
Loc: ALLEN, TEXAS

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#6931362 - 10/24/17 09:58 AM Re: What brand 300 Black Out Upper?? [Re: BassBuster1]
bigjoe8565 Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 06/30/08
Posts: 5383
Loc: Mesquite, Tx
Radical Firearms 8.5" 300 BO upper. Works fantastic and it's plenty accurate. I bought mine for $179.00.

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