Firearms|Firearm Accessories

By Drew Bryant
June 10th, 2022,

Recently, Faxon Firearms announced they are expanding their barrel lineup with two new additions. Faxon will be releasing their new Gunner Profile barrels chambered in .300 Blackout and 5.56 NATO. The newly announced barrels will come in two different lengths for each caliber.

The Gunner’s barrel profile by Faxon is fusion of a government and pencil. The government profile gives shooter a rugged and dependable barrel that can handle high stress and torture. While the pencil profile provides reduce weight of the barrel. The new .300 BLK Gunner barrels will come in 6″ and 7.5″ with a 1:5 twist rate. While the 5.56 NATO Gunner barrels will come in 12.5″ and 13.9″ with a 1:8 twist rate. All the new barrels from Faxon will feature QPQ Black Nitride finish inside and out for increased corrosion protection.

Below, is the product description from Faxon Firearms on their new Gunner Profile barrels.

Product Description

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.

The new Gunner Profile barrels from Faxon Firearms are available now. The price for the new barrels will be under $200 MSRP. The .300 BLK will be $179 for both lengths. While the 5.56 NATO models will have two price points. The 12.5″ barrel will retail for $161 and the 13.9″ barrel will retail for $163 MSRP.

Faxon Firearms Video On Gunner Barrels

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