Faxon Firearms’ line of high-quality American-made barrels has just received two new additions to their rapidly expanding barrel lineup. New Faxon Gunner Profile barrels chambered in both 300 Blackout and 5.56 NATO have just been announced and will come in two different lengths for each caliber and will each retail for less than $200.
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New Faxon Gunner Profile Barrels Added to Faxon Firearms Barrel Lineup
The Gunner profile is a blend of two of the best performing profiles of all time, Gov’t and Pencil. Faxon’s Gunner profile combines the durability of the Gov’t profile with the weight savings and maneuverability of the Pencil profile. The Gunner profile brings the balance of the rifle back towards the shooter’s body, limiting fatigue, and allowing for shooting, training, or hunting all day long.
Faxon Firearms barrels are the pinnacle of value. Manufactured in-house in Cincinnati, Ohio, Faxon barrels are fully stress relieved, air-gauge tested, and 11 degree target crowned to ensure superior accuracy. Quality is imbued into our barrels from the beginning of the manufacturing process.. We start with the best materials, either certified 4150 Mil-Spec steel or 416-R Stainless. From there, each barrel goes through a battery of tests at each operation until finished in Nitride and final inspected. All barrels are individually checked for headspace with precision PTG gauges.
The new Faxon Gunner Profile barrels will include two short-barreled offerings for 300 BLK including 6″ and 7.5″ 1:5 twist options which will both be made from 416-R Stainless Steel, QPQ Nitride for increased corrosion resistance, 5R Rifling, and a Nickel Teflon barrel extension – both with pistol-length gas systems and 1.03″ gas block journals and 0.750 gas block diameters. Meanwhile, the 5.56 options will include 12.5″ and 13.9″ barrels made with 4150 Carbon steel and finished off with the same QPQ nitride as the 300 BLK barrels. Both of the 5.56 barrels will feature mid-length gas systems with a gas block journal length of 1.9″ and gas block diameters of 0.625.”
Both of the new Faxon Gunner profile 300 BLK barrels will cost $179.00 regardless of length and the 5.56 Faxon Gunner profile barrels will cost $161.00 for the 12.5″ version and $163.00 for the 13.9″ version. What kind of barrel profile do you guys like and why? Let us know what you use as well as what you think of these new options from Faxon down in the comments below.