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Frequently Asked Questions: What Is Faxon's Rated Barrel Life?

We are often asked the question "how long will your barrels last?", "What is your barrel life?", or "How long will I shoot at sub MOA?" All of these are great questions! Unfortunately, the answer is difficult to formally specify as its subject to long list of variables.Since there is no detailed military specification on [...]

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Frequently Asked Questions: Are Your Threads Concentric? Will (X) Suppressor Work?

Short answer - YES!Are your Threads Concentric?All Faxon barrels are machined and guaranteed to be concentric with the bore of the barrel. Faxon takes great pains to turn the barrels true to the bore during the machining process to produce supremely accurate alignment of the threads to the barrel bore. Will (X) Suppressor Work?Yes! Assuming that [...]

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Faxon Nominated for TWO Optics Planet Brilliance Awards - VOTE FOR FAXON!

Faxon Firearms is excited and humbled to be twice nominated for OpticsPlanet's Brilliance Awards 2016. To even be nominated is a huge honor, especially with the best of the industry. From Optics Planet:Out of over a million products and 2,800 brands, we've narrowed it down to only the top few deserving of receiving the Brilliance Awards [...]

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OreGear Tests Faxon's 300 BLK Barrel - Sub 1/2 MOA 3 Shot Groups

OreGear, a friend of YouTuber HossUSMC has continued his testing of Faxon barrels. In his recent build, we were honored he choose one of our 300 BLK barrels for testing. Using some match ammo, he was shooting some amazing groups!Check out his build series here and the accuracy testing video below:

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Faxon Firearms at the IraqVeteran8888 YouTube Shoot

First, we want to say a HUGE thank you to the staff at the IraqVeteran8888 4th Annual YouTube Shoot. The Faxon team had an absolute blast showcasing our latest and upcoming products along with getting some much-enjoyed trigger time. A few videos on our products are popping up across and we wanted to share them for [...]

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Guns.Com Reviews the ARAK-21 & Loves It

We at Faxon truly enjoy working with the new media companies out there. Their passion for the product is evident through their daily updates, quips, and honest feedback to companies and consumers alike. Guns.com writer Eve Flannigan recently was able to review the ARAK-21 in 5.56 and 7.62x39. Full Link Here: http://www.guns.com/review/gun-review-faxon-arak-21-upper-receiver-semi-auto-rifle-video/

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Frequently Asked Questions: Does Faxon Dimple Their Barrels?

In a short-answer, no. Why? We believe it valuable for customers understand our reasons:Adding the dimple would break through the corrosion resistant nitride layer on the barrel since we drill our gas ports after nitriding. Since most customers do not use a dimple, adding an unprotected path for corrosion is not advisable.The dimple pattern is not standard across [...]

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Frequently Asked Questions: Stock, Back-orders, & Lead Times

We're thrilled, honored, and humbled by so many customers putting Faxon as their first choice for their barrels. It is truly awesome to work with passionate customers and delivery Demand is at an all-time high for our products and we are working furiously not just to catch-up, but to get ahead and continue the release of [...]

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Frequently Asked Questions: Which BCG?

Ours, of course! Faxon is proud to offer a premium bolt carrier groups for the 5.56 and 300 Blackout calibers. Carriers are available in both a standard full-auto compatible M-16 style carrier and a lightweight GUNNER configuration. Our bolts and carriers use premium materials and when purchased with a barrel, we custom headspace and laser engrave bolts to barrels [...]

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Frequently Asked Questions: Buffer Weight

We’re thrilled that so many customers are pleased with their builds and using Faxon barrels as part of tuned weapon. Matching the components is critical to optimal functionality in an AR-15 and AR-10/LR-308.We’re often asked “What buffer weight do you recommend?”. We'd like to say there is an easy response, but the specific answer to the question depends [...]

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