New .308 Pencil Barrels from Faxon Firearms

May 18th 2017

Faxon Firearms Releases New .308 Winchester Pencil Profile Barrels (CINCINNATI, OH) - Faxon Firearms, incessant innovators in the firearms industry, is pleased to announce the release of Faxon’s famed Pencil profile barrels for the .308 Winchester. The new .308 Winchester pencil barrels are the lightest available for the caliber, yet maintain maximum versatility for all applications. Developed upon Faxon’s the solid foundation of 5.56 pencil b
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Frequenty Asked Questions: Nitride vs. Chrome Lined

Feb 6th 2017

Often we are asked: “Which is better? Chrome-lined or Nitride-treated?”It’s a great question and astute customers notice that Faxon sells predominantly Nitride-treated barrels through our website. However, Faxon sells 1,000’s of barrels going through chrome to our OEM customers. We use both options, depending on the barrel and its intended usage. For the general consumer, pro-shooter, and even many military applications, Nitride is a fantastic option. To us, it’s the ideal blend of perform
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