Faxon 16" Socom Profile AR15 Barrel, 5.56 Nato, Nitrided

Faxon 16" Socom Profile AR-15 Barrel, 5.56 Nato, Nitrided

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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. 

  • Barrel Material: 4150
  • Barrel Type: Button Rifled 
  • Barrel Caliber: 5.56 NATO
  • Barrel Twist: 1:8
  • Barrel Length: 16"
  • Barrel Profile: Socom
  • Barrel Gas System: Mid Length
  • Inside Finish: Nitride
  • Outside Finish: Nitride
  • Muzzle Thread: 1/2-28 TPI
  • Gas Block Diameter: .750"
  • Gas Block Journal Length: 1.9"
  • Barrel Extension: M4
  • Weight: 1.65 lbs
  • Magnetic Particle Inspected!
  • 11-degree Target Crown

Returns Policy
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).

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  • Socom barrel

    Posted by Douglas on Sep 23rd 2018

    Fantastic product. My 5th one. That's how much I like them.

  • 16" govt/socom 556 barrel

    Posted by Luis on Aug 13th 2017

    Wow, bought this for my built, im impressed, heard so much about aboit faxon products. Great quality, I'm definitely buying more faxon barrels.

  • great barrel

    Posted by Unknown on Dec 7th 2016

    This barrel is a good quality barrel. I originally purchased this in July, but later had to return mine due to it not having correct feed ramps. Faxon payed for return shipping and got me a brand new barrel fast. I did not put this in the review to deter anyone from buying this barrel. I just noted it since it was what happend. Every manufacturer has an occasional issue that does not get caught. Once I installed and zeroed the barrel I was happy with its performance. I havent got a chance to shoot past 50 yards, but I expect this barrel is easily a sub moa barrel with the right ammo. I would not hesitate to purchase again

  • Sub MOA

    Posted by Mike Marine on Nov 9th 2016

    This is a spectacular barrel irrespective of price. After a 100 round break-in period in accordance with Faxon procedures, the rifle easily gave me sub-MOA results with decent handloads (68gr Hornady BTHP over 24gr of Varget, My next build will definitely include a Faxon barrel!

  • Great quality barrel

    Posted by Unknown on Aug 19th 2016

    This was my second barrel from Faxon Firearms and I am pleased with it. It is accurate and well made. I would definatly look into these barrels if buildin an ar-15 because they are quality made and very affordable

  • great deal!

    Posted by Chris Marcoe on Aug 15th 2016

    I haven't got to shoot many rounds through this barrel yet but while trying to sight in my scope I was getting many clover leaf holes at 100 yards with cheap perfecta ammo! I was very impressed with the quality of this barrel and if I was to build another upper wouldn't hesitate to buy from Faxon again! So happy I went with this barrel and anyone else would be too!

  • Very Nice!

    Posted by Matt on Jun 17th 2016

    I also put this barrel on a customers build, and using PMC Bronze 55gr ammo and came in under MOA. Very good deal on this barrel!

  • perfect barrel

    Posted by Azheat on Apr 15th 2016

    First glance i could tell it was worth every penny, quality is highend. Will try to buy another barrel, 18" this time , for sure.

  • Quite Impressed.

    Posted by MJ on Apr 14th 2016

    I sighted it in at 50yds for initial grouping, and with cheap M885 ammo, the holes were almost touching. So I took a shot at 150 yds at my 3" steel target, and it was a hit every time. For the price, it can't be beat!

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