Faxon Firearms Introduces An Ultralight Barrel for Your Ultralight AR Pistol or SBR

Faxon Firearms Announces Sub 1 Pound 10.5โ€ Pencil Barrel

(CINCINNATI, OH) – Faxon Firearms, incessant innovators in the firearms industry, is pleased to announce the release of the new 10.5โ€ Pencil barrel chambered in 5.56 NATO. The new 10.5โ€ pencil barrel clocks in at less than 1 pound, focusing on maximum maneuverability and versatility for any pistol or SBR platform.

Focusing on removing all possible weight, the 10.5โ€ Pencil barrel is formally rated at .9 lbs. including the barrel extension. The barrel is set up for standard carbine length gas systems, using a .625โ€ diameter gas block journal, 1.1โ€ in length โ€“ ideal for low-profile and light weight gas blocks. ย 

Faxon Firearms 10.5 inch Pencil Barrel 1

The barrels feature a 1/8 twist, conventionally rifled 100% in-house by Faxon under our numerous quality certifications. For maximum versatility, the barrels are chambered in 5.56 NATO and feature concentric 1/2×28 threads with a relieved shoulder. The 4150 certified gun barrel quality steel is individually magnetic particle inspected and finished with a durable and resilient nitride.

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โ€œWe are thrilled to continue expanding our pencil barrel product line with the 10.5,โ€ stated Nathanial Schueth, Director of Sales & Product Management. โ€œOur pencil barrels are the lightest in the industry and with the 10.5โ€ we have set another benchmark in ultralight performance.โ€

The 10.5โ€ pencil barrel is available today and shipping now to Faxonโ€™s dealers and OEM customers. MSRP is $159.00. New dealer and OEM inquiries are welcome.

10.5โ€ Pencil Barrel Specifications

  • Barrel Material: 4150 Certified Gun Barrel Quality Steel, Triple Stress Relieved
  • Barrel Type: Button Rifledย 
  • Barrel Caliber: 5.56
  • Barrel Twist: 1:8
  • Barrel Length: 10.5″
  • Barrel Profile:ย  Pencil
  • Barrel Gas System: Carbine
  • Inside Finish: Nitride
  • Outside Finish: Nitride
  • Muzzle Thread: 1/2-28 TPI (Threads Per Inch)ย 
  • Gas Block Diameter: .625″ย 
  • Gas Port Diameter:ย .081″
  • Gas Block Journal Length: 1.1″
  • Barrel Extension: M4ย 
  • Weight:ย ย .9 lbs.
  • Magnetic Particle Inspected
  • 11-degree Target Crown

About Faxon Firearms: Faxon Firearms is a leader in constant evolution in the firearms marketplace focusing on US-made quality and innovation. From the ARAK platform, GUNNER & FLAME barrels, upper receivers, and an ever-expanding portfolio of innovative accessories, Faxon offers quality complete rifle systems and components. New dealers and OEM accounts are welcome.

For more information contact Nathanial Schueth at nathan.s@faxonfirearms.com or Curt Staubach curt.s@faxonfirearms.com