The POF-USA P-308 is a interesting rifle. It is a gas piston operated rifle, based on the AR-10/AR-15 design and requires no lubrication.

    2007-08-26 Fd2
    14.5″ version

    They achieve this by plating the upper receiver with silicon nickel and chroming and heat treating the bolt and carrier.

    M.R.R. Full Lenght(C)
    Upper receiver

    Here is a video of it in action

    In spite of its name, it is chambered in 7.62X51mm, not .308 (yes, there is a difference).

    More info at POF-USA and Defense Review.

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