Questions and answers

Are Faxon barrels any good?

Are Faxon barrels any good?

In many cases, the barrel or setup you get from the factory is pretty much good to go (other than the occasional gun or rifle that needs a work-through). Faxon is good at what they do, and it is a great choice for anyone who wants to level-up their rifle or handgun setup. Just don’t go in there with false expectations.

Does Faxon make their own barrels?

Do you make your own barrels? A. Yes! We start with raw, stock steel and do everything in-house from gun drilling to rifling to thermal stress relieving and profiling.

What is a Faxon gunner barrel?

Faxon’s Gunner profile combines the durability of the Gov’t profile with the weight savings and maneuverability of the Pencil profile. Manufactured in-house in Cincinnati, Ohio, Faxon barrels are fully stress relieved, air-gauge tested, and 11 degree target crowned to ensure superior accuracy.

Are Faxon barrels cold hammer forged?

Many of our favorite builds feature barrels from top quality manufacturers like Faxon and Ballistic Advantage that are not cold hammer forged.

What barrels does Aero Precision use?

7.5″ 5.56 CMV Barrel, Pistol Length.

  • 8″ .300 Blackout CMV Barrel, Pistol Length.
  • 10″ .300 Blackout CMV Barrel, Pistol Length.
  • 10.5″ 5.56 CMV Barrel, Carbine Length.
  • 10.5″ 5.56 CMV Barrel w/ Pinned FSB, Carbine Length.
  • 14.5″ 5.56 M4 CMV Barrel, Carbine Length.
  • 14.5″ 5.56 CMV Barrel, Mid-Length.
  • Are Faxon barrels chrome lined?

    CL5R barrels feature mil-spec chrome lining completed in the same facility as 1’000s of military barrels. Chrome increases resistance to abrasion, wear, and corrosion which greatly increasing barrel life. Faxon manufactures all our barrels in Cincinnati, Ohio under our ISO:9001 and AS:9100 quality certifications.

    Where are Faxon firearms manufactured?

    Cincinnati, Ohio
    Proudly located in Cincinnati, Ohio, Faxon Firearms is a family owned and operated business. Firmly planted in traditional values, we strive to bring excellent products to the shooting sports market that can be enjoyed and passed down through generations. Birthed from Faxon Machining (est.

    Who owns Faxon firearms?

    Bob Faxon
    In 2011, Bob Faxon, a firearms enthusiast and lifelong shooter, had an idea to design an AR-15 upper with all the features that he wanted on his current ARs but didn’t have. In 2012 Faxon Firearms was born. Bob set aside a part of Faxon Machining to begin the firearms business.

    Is stainless steel a 4150?

    4150 or “Mil-Spec” steel is commonly used in heavy-fire applications. It is a high carbon content steel, which makes it resilient to high-heat scenarios and with its abrasion resistance, the barrels wear slower over time. 416-R Stainless Steel is “stainless” steel formulated specifically for gun barrels.

    What happened to Faxon firearms?

    Faxon Firearms Announces Acquisition of Houlding Precision Firearms. Cincinnati, OH (March. Faxon Firearms will continue the Houlding Precision Firearms brand and will assume the manufacturing of Houlding Precision Firearms’ products.

    Who makes barrels for Aero Precision?

    Our barrels are manufactured at our partner company Ballistic Advantage.

    What is the best barrel for AR 15?

    For combat, SHTF, home defense, and general shooting purposes, the best AR-15 barrel choice is usually a medium or gov’t profile barrel. There are also some blended profiles, like Faxon’s Gunner, that arguably give you the best characteristics of both the gov’t profile and pencil profile.

    What is the best AR – 15 barrel length?

    The AR-15 was originally designed to have a 20-inch long barrel. But with changes and customizations, the barrel length for AR-15 ranges from 7” to 24”, with the most common being 16”. The rule is clear: the longer the barrel, the better the accuracy of a rifle.

    What is the most accurate AR – 15 barrel?

    The most accurate “5.56 AR15 barrels” have .223 Chambers and are built by folks like Bartlein, Krieger, Brux and Proof. Few people get to play with these types of barrels and so most people don’t even consider them.

    What is the best AR – 15 barrel material?

    To sum it up, here are the key factors that will help you select the best AR-15: Select the right type of upper and lower receiver that fits your application and budget. The barrel should be made with the best materials possible- I recommend 4150 carbon steel, 410 stainless steel, or 416R stainless steel.