Century Arms C308 Sporter .308 Semi-Auto G3 HK91 Rifle w/ 2 Mags

SOLD FOR: $925.00

WOA#: WY240317ZW185

Make: Century Arms, Inc

Model:  C308 Sporter

Serial Number: C308E24602

Year of Manufacture: Modern

Caliber: .308 Win

Action Type: Semi-Automatic

Markings: The left side of the receiver is marked “C308E24602” with “S F” around the safety lever.  The right side of the receiver is marked “C308 Sporter / Century Arms, Inc. / Georgia, VT / Cal.308”.

Barrel Length: 18”. 20.25″ with muzzle device

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a hooden post. The rear sight is a rotating wheel with 3 aperture and 1 u notch leafs. The top of the receiver has a picatinny rail fixed in front of the rear sight for optic options.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks are polymer.  The buttstock has a sling well and bar on the left side and rubber buttpad.  The pistol grip is smooth polymer integral to the grip module.  The handguard is checkered polymer with vents. Stock configuration is similar to the G3A3.  The LOP measures 14.5″ from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttpad. The stocks rate in about Excellent overall condition.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: Three 20rd .308 CETME magazines in Very Good condition.

Type of Finish:  Black

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore.   There is minor fouling in the grooves.  In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 9.5/10.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 99% of its finish. The balance of the finish shows minimal wear. The screw heads are sharp and the pins are unmarred. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about Excellent condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this rifle. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This rifle comes with a total of two magazines.

Our Assessment:  The Century Arms C308 Sporter is a robust and versatile semi-automatic rifle that pays homage to the classic H&K G3 battle rifle. Chambered in the powerful 7.62x51mm NATO (.308 Winchester) caliber, this rifle is well-suited for both tactical applications and hunting.

One of the standout features of the C308 Sporter is its use of a roller-delayed blowback operating system, inherited from the original G3 design. This system enhances reliability and reduces recoil, contributing to a smoother shooting experience. The rifle is equipped with a Picatinny rail on top of the receiver, allowing for the easy mounting of optics and accessories, and it often comes with adjustable iron sights for immediate usability out of the box.

The C308 Sporter includes a synthetic stock and forend, which are designed to withstand harsh conditions and rough handling. The rifle accepts both original G3/HK91 magazines and more widely available CETME magazines, offering flexibility and cost-effective options for shooters. Overall, the Century Arms C308 Sporter combines the time-tested design of the G3 with modern enhancements, making it a reliable, powerful, and adaptable firearm for a variety of shooting needs.  Please see our photos and good luck on your bid! – L.S.

Century Arms C308 Sporter .308 Semi-Auto G3 HK91 Rifle w/ 2 Mags
Century Arms C308 Sporter .308 Semi-Auto G3 HK91 Rifle w/ 2 Mags