Century Arms C308
Used Price: $615.00
New Price: $722.66
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The C308 rifle is built around a roller locked delayed blowback system. The C308 battle rifle features a fluted chamber for reliable cycling and extraction, MIL-Spec 1913 Picatinny scope rail permanently mounted to the receiver, polymer furniture, 5/8x24 RH threaded 18" barrel for use with common muzzle accessories and our proprietary Chevron muzzle brake. Comes with one 5 rd. magazine, and two 20 rd. magazines. Barrel: 18", Overall: 40.2", Weight: 8 lbs.
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Chris S on Century Arms C308
This new CIA C308 is super badass!!!! Owning 2 Cetme 308's and a C93 5.56mm I already am partial to the HK Clones and this is just a damn nice addition if I don't say so myself! The welds and finish are better then the old Cetme Battle Rifle by far. The built in Rail saves you at least $60 on the bracket for a scope which a 308 deserves. At 44 I can't see nearly how far this rifle can shoot accurately so I have ordered a nice 7.62 Nikon scope to dedicate to this Rifle. Now time to order as much 7.62 m80 ball that I can afford!! This Rifle is a great buy anywhere in the $600's. I got lucky and put one on lay away when they were only $610 so I am very happy with my purchase! Now time for my S&W 629 44mag! ...more
I hate to be the one that writes a review before the gun is fired, but since it looks like it'll be a little while before I get the opportunity, I'm going ahead and posting. No problem with Bud's, all went smoothly there. As for the rifle, I really enjoyed the look of wood stocks on these guns and wanted to get a hold of one of these before the price shot up. So I ordered it. The stock was a bit more worn than I expected, but since I planned to refinish anyway it was a non-issue. The charging handle on these is STIFF. It takes some real effort at times to pull it back, and it has to be at just the right angle. If you don't slap the charging handle from the locked back position, the bolt won't fully close. One of the pins that holds the stock and related assembly in the rifle is quite loose and will fall out of the rifle if you don't watch it. However, that should be an easy fix and may be resolved by switching the location of each pin. The main problem I had with this rifle (all before taking it to the range) was that the muzzle brake was cut poorly at an angle instead of flush on the end pointing toward the shooter. As a result, it always looks cross threaded and can't be adequately tightened. I contacted Century with this issue and they immediately mailed me a new muzzle brake which just arrived the other day. I give it four stars because of the initial problems, however minor, with hopes that it will function properly at the range. It is a Century, so it's probably 50/50. Wish me luck. I do recommend the gun if you want to add something cool to your collection that will likely become scarce in the future. And with mags at five dollars each, it's hard to pass up. ...more
This rifle is well worth the money. Based on other reviews, I was not expecting the level of quality that I found. The plastic furniture is new. The action is smooth with a solid lock up. I ran 50 rounds of 308 winchester fmj through it with no problems. The iron sights and pic rail are skillfully welded, etc. The bore looks a little dark, but the rifle shoots straight. The trigger is fairly heavy, but usable. It will send a lot of lead pretty much to the same place in a hurry. If you remember the price that you paid you should be satisfied. It is a mistake to compare this rifle directly to those costing several times as much. ...more
Buyers, You get what you pay for. Save your $$ and buy a quality AR10 or similar. Don't waste your time or on these. I've purchased a few century products, skip this one! I saw these for sale Fall 2018 but had originally heard about them from a online video review a couple years ago and heard great things. The video reviewer must've received a flawless rifle or Century has changed the parts for complete garbage because the rifle I received was junk. I can't pull the bolt back without wrestling and wiggling and twisting the little handle with all my strength. If I'm lucky (before my hands hurt) it'll hit a sweet spot and the bolt will go back. The front sight is off a few degrees to the left and are permanently welded. You can just see extremely shoddy welds all around the rifle, it looks like they spray painted a bunch of welded metal scrap. The craftsmanship is terrible. The top rail is literally a piece of picatinny tack welded in 4 places to the top of the receiver, if the permanent iron sights are off kilter I highly doubt the top rail was slapped on with care. The rear sight has 3 peep options and 1 open which spin loosely on a push pin that feels like it's gonna fall out. The rear sight is welded onto a hunk of metal. The two 20 round magazines are coated in cosmoline. After completely disassembling the rifle, cleaning, and re-lubing, I noticed a LOT of rust spots throughout the parts. After washing them you can tell they greased them up well enough to hide the poor quality. The muzzle break is literally where you can see they hacked off the end of the barrel and welded a threaded adapter to the end of a pipe. Two positive thoughts. I shot about 100 rounds of tulammo .308 without any miss fires or failure to feed. BUT, I had to struggle with the stupid bolt and it took about 2-4 minutes to get the rifle charged. The second is you can throw a scope on the rifle (assuming the picatinny rail is somewhat level) and ignore the iron sights. I do not recommend the C308. This rifle does not hit the price point of other .308 semi-autos, and you will probably be disappointed. ...more
Ordering process with Buds went smooth as always. As for the rifle not as much. Gun would not cycle rounds in chamber no matter if it was steel or brass casing. Tried three different magazines and still had failure to feed. After contacting Century Arms with the issue I was told to return to them and it would 4 to 6 weeks for repairs. Not very happy. ...more