Faxon 20" Socom Profile AR15 Barrel, 5.56 Nato, Nitrided

Faxon 20" Socom Profile AR15 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 Steel 
  • Barrel Type: Button Rifled 
  • Barrel Caliber: 5.56 NATO
  • Barrel Twist: 1:8
  • Barrel Length: 20"
  • Barrel Profile: Socom
  • Barrel Gas System: Rifle Length
  • Inside Finish: Nitride
  • Outside Finish: Nitride
  • Muzzle Thread: 1/2-28
  • Gas Block Diameter: .750"
  • Gas Block Journal Length: 1.9"
  • Barrel Extension: M4
  • Weight: 2.15 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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  • Great product

    Posted by Christian Amigo on Jan 21st 2019

    Extremely happy with my purchase. Fit and finishe was prefect.

  • Always Buy Faxon First

    Posted by Owen McDonald on Oct 11th 2018

    i Bought two barrels before this one from another manufacturer that guaranteed 1 MOA at 100 yards and get either of them to go under two MOA at 100 yards so i finally got fed up enough and came back to what i knew would be a solid barrel here at Faxon and i couldn't be happier it shot well under 1 MOA at 100 yards on a day with rather trying conditions i should have stuck with Faxon in the first place and saved myself the headache my customer is more than ecstatic with this build and its Faxon that brought it all together

  • Quality

    Posted by J daddy on Jun 29th 2016

    In all fairness I have not assembled my AR using my Faxon barrel yet, so I cannot attest for accuracy or anything like that YET!!!!
    But what I can attest to is the overall quality of the barrel and the level of commitment from their customer service.
    I was really wanting one of their 18" 4150 rifle length in 5.56 socom barrels but they sell out so fast that I can never get one, so I purchased the 20" instead.
    The nitride finish is flawless inside and out, m4 feed ramps nicley cut and polished.
    The general fit when inserting the barrel into the upper is good very little wiggle...admittedly the wiggle is not a barrel issue but more of a reciever issue, it needs to be lapped to the barrel.
    If I had any complaints it would be that the barrel does not come pre dimpled so I wouldnt have to ruin the nitride finish...but again in all fairness I think they dont do that becuase different gas blocks have different dimpling points...maybe I dont know.

  • Impressive Barrel

    Posted by Daniel on Jan 17th 2016

    The finish on the barrel was perfect. This barrel will be the highlight of my build.

  • Top of the line Barrel

    Posted by Ralph Bishop on Jan 2nd 2016

    It's a tack driver. I put 100 rounds through it New Years Day. Great buy

  • Top of the line Barrel

    Posted by Ralph Bishop on Dec 24th 2015

    I am very pleased with the quality of this barrel.

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