16" GUNNER, 5.56 NATO, Mid-Length, 4150 QPQ
Just what is the Gunner profile?
The Gunner profile is a blend of two of the best performing profiles of all time, Gov't and Pencil.
Proving that every once and awhile, the Government can do something right, the Gunner's profile from the extension to the gas block mimics that well-known taper. From there, innovation takes over and the Gunner moves to a .625" gas block journal and our famed pencil profile out front.
Removing the weight from the front of the barrel ensures maximum versatility and keeps material to the rear to maximize heat resistance and mitigate whip.
Faxon Firearms barrels are the pinnacle of value. Manufactured 100% in-house from cradle-to-grave, these 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 start. 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 by precision custom hardened gauges.
Faxon manufactures all our barrels in Cincinnati, Ohio under our ISO:9001 and AS:9100 quality certifications.
- Barrel Material: 4150 CMV Steel
- Barrel Type: Button Rifled
- Barrel Caliber: 5.56
- Barrel Twist: 1:8
- Barrel Length: 16”
- Barrel Profile: GUNNER
- Barrel Gas System: Mid
- Inside Finish: QPQ Nitride
- Outside Finish: QPQ Nitride
- Muzzle Thread: 1/2-28 TPI (Threads Per Inch)
- Gas Block Diameter: .625"
- Gas Port Diameter: .081"
- Gas Block Journal Length: 1.9"
- Barrel Extension: M4
- Weight: 1.37 lbs
- Magnetic Particle Inspected!
- 11-degree Target Crown
You may return most new, unopened items within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. We'll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.).
You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).
If you need to return an item, simply login to your account, view the order using the "Complete Orders" link under the My Account menu and click the Return Item(s) button. We'll notify you via e-mail of your refund once we've received and processed the returned item.
We can ship to virtually any address in the world. Note that there are restrictions on some products, and some products cannot be shipped to international destinations.
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Please also note that the shipping rates for many items we sell are weight-based. The weight of any such item can be found on its detail page. To reflect the policies of the shipping companies we use, all weights will be rounded up to the next full pound.
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Had not really heard of Faxon until recently and I should feel ashamed. I recently watched some Q&A vids with a favorite youtube channel InRange, they had a Faxon rep that blew my mind with info. I just had to try a barrel from Faxon and was surprised by all the other quality stuff they seemed to make. I cannot yet comment on the accuracy of my barrel but the machining and finish are top notch. The gunner is a gorgeous barrel to say the least, I cannot say enough that the machining is perfect. Even the laser engraved Faxon logo is very nice. The best part is they almost seem to hit the perfect price point for me. I didn't want a cheap barrel thats only accurate when it's ice cold but I can't justify spending 350-400 for a quality barrel. Faxon hit my heart and wallet just right. Needless to say, as funds become available I will be buying most parts for my upper from Faxon and will keep you all updated with the results!!! Love the barrel just buy it!
This is a nice barrel. Fit and Finish is very good. Will post after shooting it.
Barrel looks great. Amazingly lightweight, almost scary after using heavy 18". Overall impressed with it.
The profile has a great balance. the machining looks great, perfect fit in my Spikes upper, accuracy is outstanding
This Barrel is performed as good or better than I expected. I have quite a few barrels from Faxon firearms and I have come to trust in their accuracy, the craftsmanship, reliability, as well as their customer service.
Feed ramps and extension are very clean and nicely done. Fit to my various upper receivers have been very consistent and borderline tight (this is a great thing).
Great profile offers weight savings without jeopardizing function and longevity. With the right ammunition combination I am experiencing sub MOA groups.
Highly recommend this barrel and many others offered by Faxon Firearms.
I have used the 16: Faxon Gunner barrel in a few applications and find superb accuracy, combined with great fit, finish, contour look and attractive over all weight package for the complete rifle.
Great barrel and reasonably priced... I recommend this barrel for your next 16" AR platform build!
Really like this barrel it and the bold assembly I bought with it worked great. I would recommend then to anyone.
After having one of my customers ask me to build them a lightweight AR I started to research what would be the best barrel I could find that would fit his requirements. After some time we settled on Faxon’s 16” Gunner barrel. This is one of the best barrels out there.
The Gunner barrel is top shelf, very accurate, the contour and weight is perfect and you can’t beat the price.
We have use this barrel in over 20 builds and will never look back.
Really love this contour on a barrel. The finish was very high quality. Shot great !!