Springfield Armory adds to The Saint lineup with the powerful Saint pistol chambered in .308. The Saint chambered in .308 will feature the same length 10.3” barrel as the 5.56 version of The Saint pistol. That is a lot of hate and discontent within a 10.3” barrel. According to Springfield Armory, “SAINT Victor Pistol in .308 delivers more than twice the energy on target than a 5.56 in a comparable barrel length.”

The new Saint .308 pistol will offer a CMV barrel with a 1:10 twist rate and Melonite finish. The barrel is fitted with a 2-Piece Blast Diverter from SA to direct the muzzle blast away from the shooter. The .308 version will be running a direct impingement system (DI) with a pinned low pro gas block.

The upper and lower of the Saint .308 are made from 7075-T6 aluminum with a Type 3 hard cost fibdhbThe Saint .308 also features: M-Lok Handguards with patented SA locking tabs for mounting accessories, BCM Gunfighter Mod 3 Pistol Grip, QD endplate, single side safety selector, SA Carbine buffet tube with an H3 Buffer, SBA 3 pistol brace, and a flat face nickel boron trigger.

The Springfield Saint Victor .308 pistol is priced at an MSRP of $1,363 on Springfield Armory website.

Below is the spec list for the Saint .308 pistol

Caliber: .308
Color: Black
Barrel Length: 10.3”
Twist Rate: 1:10
Upper Receiver: Forged 7075-T6 Aluminum Type III Hardcoat Anodized
Lower Receiver: Forged 7075-T6 Aluminum Type III Hardcoat Anodized, Accu-Tite™ Tension System
Bolt Carrier Group: .308 BCG w/ 9310 Steel Bolt, HPT/MPI, Melonite®
Gas System: Direct Impingement Carbine-Length, Low-Profile Pinned Gas Block
Handguards: Aluminum Free Float w/ Patented SA Locking Tabs, Forward Handstop, M-Lok
Pistol Brace: SB Tactical™ SBA3™
Trigger: Flat Face Nickel Boron Trigger
Muzzle Device: SA 2-Piece Forward Blast Diverter
Receiver Extension: SA Carbine
Receiver Endplate: QD
Buffer Assembly: H3 Buffer System
Pistol Grip: BCMGUNFIGHTER™ Mod 3
Magazine: (1) 20-Round Magpul® PMAG® Gen M3
Weight: 8.6 lbs
Length: 28.25″ – 30.5”

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