Faxon Staff Picks | Week of Feb 27 - March 3, 2023

Posted by Faxon Firearms Staff on Mar 2nd 2023

Faxon Staff Picks | Week of Feb 27 - March 3, 2023

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"I can personally confirm this will take down a Pronghorn."

"After spending 45 years + in the machining industry, I know how important having the right tool for the job is. Whether you're into long-range shooting, or hunting a pronghorn in wild Colorado, the 6.5 Creedmoor Sentinel is sure to exceed your expectations.

 At the heart is one of our Match Series Heavy Fluted 6.5 Creedmoor barrels, a crowd (and personal) favorite. Rounded-out with our G3 M-Lok Handguard, Superfinished BCG, and a slew of other out-of-the-box upgrades, I'm proud to recommend this rifle to you."


"Who doesn't love to shoot some 22?"

"At Faxon, we believe that firearms have the ability to bring people together and create generational memories. In our opinion, the time-trusted 22 embodies that belief.

Featuring our patented Flame Fluting, and sporting TiN PVD finish, this 16" barrel is sure to be an eye-catching upgrade to your 10/22® build.

And, since it is threaded... it is suppressor-ready to make your afternoon of plinking even more enjoyable."


"The 16" Gunner is our Best-Selling AR-15 Barrel for a reason."

"This barrel has been a crowd favorite for years here at Faxon. Machined completely in-house at our Greater Cincinnati, Ohio facility, the Gunner profile combines the durability of the traditional SOCOM profile, and the weight-savings of our Pencil profile. You can truly shoot, train, or hunt all day with this barrel.

Pick one up for your next build and see what all the 5-Star reviews are about."


"No need to break the bank on ammo."

"Our 9mm AR-15 barrels are a great choice for the budget-savvy shooter. Enjoy your next training day or afternoon at the range while saving money in your ammo budget.

The 9mm SAAMI chambers on Faxon 9mm barrels ensure they're compatible with a wide range of ammunition in blowback systems.

Plus... going with 9mm blowback makes your build a bit easier since there is no need for a gas block or gas tube."


"People often ask, 'how light is it?' - 4.95 lbs."

"Of course, you can make AR's lightweight. The trick is making it fun and easy to shoot while maintaining rigidity and accuracy.

That's where the Faxon ION steps in.

There are 3 main components that reduce weight in the ION; Carbon Fiber Handguard, Gunner Lightweight BCG, and our Patented Integral Muzzle Device Pencil Barrel.

When you put all of those together with a finely-tuned gas system and lightweight furniture, you can go for days at the range or on the competition field."


"Go short without making an SBR."

"Faxon Patented Integral Muzzle Device Barrels are the perfect choice for hitting the NFA 16" Minimum Barrel Length Requirement without needing to add a muzzle device to an existing threaded barrel.

Since the muzzle devices (A2-style Flash Hiders or Ported Brakes) are machined into the barrel itself, it's very much like shooting a 14"-15" barrel with a threaded muzzle device. And... don't worry, your gas blocks and barrel nuts fit right over the slim muzzle profiles.

Double bonus... no need to pin-and-weld.

Available for 5.56 and 9mm."


"Plain and simple, it's a "no frills" threaded pistol barrel, everything you need and nothing that you don't."

"The durability of the 4150 CMV barrel steel in combination with the nitride treatment, this barrel will take a beating and is ready to attach a suppressor or one of our EXOS compensators. What's not to love?"


"Make your varmint hunting build a tack-driver."

"223 Wylde is a rifle cartridge chambering that was developed to enhance the accuracy and versatility of the .223 Remington cartridge. It was designed by Bill Wylde in the mid-1990s, and it's essentially a hybrid chamber that blends the characteristics of the .223 Remington and the 5.56 NATO.

Not only do you get the versatility of being able to shoot Wylde or 5.56/223 Remington ammo, you also get the upgrades of our Match Series line. Faxon Match Series barrels feature our patented Flame Fluting, NP3 Coated Extension, 5R Rifling, and 416-R Stainless construction.

In my opinion, this is one of our most accurate barrels and it loves 68gr FGGM."


"If you're looking for a high-quality AR-10 receiver set that combines strength, precision, and aesthetics, then the Faxon Billet AR-10 Receiver Set is definitely worth considering."

"One of the standout features of this receiver set is its billet construction, which offers superior durability and rigidity. The CNC machining process ensures that the tolerances are tight and consistent, which enhances the accuracy of your rifle and minimizes any wobble or play between the upper and lower receivers.

This is the same receiver set that is featured on the Faxon Sentinel Line of AR-10 Rifles."



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