Cameras Don't Lie: 9mm vs. .300 Blackout

This segment of “Cameras Don’t Lie” is a subsonic showdown, 9mm vs. .300 Blackout. To set the stage, nearly identical platforms from SIG Sauer were chosen: a 9mm MPX and an MCX Virtus in .300 Blackout, both suppressed. Using subsonic ammunition from Hornady, competitive shooters Patrick Sweeney and Jim Tarr put both guns on film to compare function, recoil and report, and render their verdict as to which they’d prefer if they could only have one. 

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