Running an AR-15 with black powder loads (VIDEO)

08/24/17 9:45 AM | by

Running an AR-15 with black powder loads (VIDEO)

Curious after filling up on post-apocalyptic TV shows, the Deuce and Guns channel hand loaded some .300BLK cartridges with black powder to see what happens.

Using normal primers and powder-coated lead bullets, he runs them through a Ruger Blackout with the gas system opened up all the way and gets some decent accuracy, though the smoky loads only hit about 900fps. Of course, they jam on every shot, but even taking time to clear the action it is a faster follow-up shot than a Civil War-era muzzleloader any day.

The more you know.

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