The new AR-15 5.56 NATO Stainless Fluted Barrel from Faxon Firearms has a 1:8 twist rate and a length of 16 inches. In addition, it has a muzzle thread of 1/2-28 TPI (threads per inch), a Gas Block Diameter of .750″, and a Gas Port Diameter of .062″. It also has an overall weight of one pound & 12 ounces, as well as a “Blasted” inside finish and a “Raw” outside finish. MSRP for this product is $209. See below for additional specifications.
Faxon Firearms currently manufactures both 4150/4150 MIL-B-11595 GBQ (Gun Barrel Quality), and 416 R GBQ stainless steel barrels in a variety of standard profiles and calibers. The first run of barrels are being produced in 16″ lengths for 5.56mm NATO M4 barrel, 5.56mm NATO stainless fluted barrel, and a 14.5″ NATO barrel. All standard profile steel barrels will have a QPQ Nitrate finish. More caliber, profile, and length stock barrels will be added in the near future.
Faxon Firearms is leveraging Faxon Machining’s 35 years of experience in precision machining and deep-hole drilling to produce an in-house, high quality barrel. The company has a rich history in manufacturing for the defense, aerospace, oil and gas, and automotive industries. Faxon Firearms’ staple product, the ARAK-21 is a gas piston actuated, complete upper receiver assembly designed to seamlessly interface with the standard AR-15 platform.
Specifications: Faxon Firearms AR-15 5.56 NATO Stainless Fluted Barrel
-Barrel Material: 416R Stainless
-Barrel Type: Button Rifled
-Barrel Caliber: 5.56 NATO
-Barrel Twist: 1:8
-Barrel Length: 16″
-Barrel Profile: Heavy-Fluted
-Barrel Gas System: Mid-Length
-Inside Finish: “Blasted”
-Outside Finish: “Raw”
-Muzzle Thread: 1/2-28 TPI (Threads Per Inch)
-Gas Block Diameter: .750″
-Gas Port Diameter: .062″
-Barrel Extension: M4
-Weight: 1 lbs 12 oz
For more information, please visit www.faxonfirearms.com