Faxon 10.5" Gunner Profile AR15 Barrel, 7.62x39, Nitrided
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.
- Barrel Material: 4150 CMV
- Barrel Type: Button Rifled
- Barrel Caliber: 7.62x39
- Barrel Twist: 1:8
- Barrel Length: 10.5"
- Barrel Profile: Gunner
- Barrel Gas System: Carbine
- Inside Finish: Nitride
- Outside Finish: Nitride
- Muzzle Thread:5/8-24
- Gas Block Diameter: .750"
- Gas Block Journal Length: 1.9"
- Barrel Extension: M4
- Weight:1.08 lbs
- Magnetic Particle Inspected
- 11-degree Target Crown
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Excellent barrel in terms of fit and finish, accuracy, and ease of cleaning. My only complaint is that the gas port seems to be oversized. While my pistol cycles perfectly with an H2 buffer, the recoil is sharp and punishing. It teels like the buffer spring is being fully compressed to a solid, non-yielding cylinder on every shot. After less than 200 rounds, I'm seeing signs of abnormal wear (rounding) on the backs of the bolt lugs.
As usual the barrels from Faxon come with an obvious attention to machine work and finish. Accuracy is as expected with these excellent barrels and I will most certainly continue to add them to my builds.
This is a great barrel, the quality, percision and accuracy can't be beat. Ran this barrel on an SBR and Pistol, have ran several hundred rounds from Steel, Brass & handloads. Never let me down, cylced through everything like butter. The accuracy at 100 yds is pretty amazing