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Most speaker damage actually comes from using an amplifier that is too small.
An amplifier that is rated for 100 watts, for example, can actually put out far more power than that.
The amplifier is RATED for 100 watts with a small amount of distortion (usually 1% or less), but when badly overdriven , and clipping, it can easily deliver twice that much highly distorted power to the speaker.
The main thing to understand is that before you ever apply anything near 300 watts to that speaker, the loudness (and speaker distortion) would drive you out of the room.
The bottom line is; you will never get it that loud!
It won't happen.