Ultimate Guide to AR-15 Barrel Profiles: Choose the Right One
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by News Desk
3w ago
(Cincinnati, OH) Faxon Firearms, a Cincinnati, Ohio-based manufacturer of quality rifle and pistol components, complete firearms, and the highly regarded line of Faxon barrels, is proud to provide its latest informational effort: The Ultimate Guide to Barrel Profiles. Building or tweaking an AR-15 can involve a variety of things, some vital, some arguable or even cosmetic. It could be receiver sets, muzzle devices, anti-walk pins, or any of a dozen other things, but one of the most important considerations is that of a barrel – and when you’re choosing a barrel, you need to be thinking about b ..read more
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The Effective Range of 6.5 Creedmoor
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by News Desk
2M ago
Ballistics and effective range can be a tricky subject to get into, especially when you’re working with a caliber that isn’t as common as some. Luckily Faxon has covered and provided this nifty ballistic breakdown. Let’s dive into the effective range of 6.5 Creedmoor. The maximum effective range of the 6.5 Creedmoor is roughly 1,200 yards, depending on ammunition, rifle platform, and the shooter’s ability to make precision hits at a distance. If you’re hunting with the 6.5 Creedmoor, the maximum effective range for an ethical kill is roughly 500 yards. The effective range represents the furth ..read more
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Faxon’s Best .308 Bolt Action Rifles
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by News Desk
3M ago
Faxon and Refactor teamed up again to create another guide to explore the firearms frontiers for you. They’ve pooled their expertise and research together to talk to you about what they view as the best .308 bolt-actions on the market. If you’re looking for a new bolt gun, read on! Let’s get into it.  Who Makes The Best .308 Bolt Action Rifle? Determining what the ‘best’ is can be different for each person. It’s a subjective question. That said, we’ll share with you what our favorite is. In our opinion, the Faxon FX7 bolt gun is the best 308 bolt action rifle you can buy. It’s a higher-e ..read more
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Global Ordnance Unveils The MONOLITH: SHOT Show 2024
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by ar15news
3M ago
Sarasota, FL – Global Ordnance, a leading force in the defense and commercial firearm industries, will unveil the MONOLITH bufferless AR-style rifle series at the 2024 NSSF SHOT Show. This extraordinary technical design seamlessly combines cutting-edge features for an unmatched shooting experience.  The Monolith will be available in 16.1” rifle, 12.6” pistol, and SBR configurations. It harnesses all of the advantages of a new bufferless operating system while incorporating a unique single-piece integrated barrel system and fully ambidextrous controls. Monolith Key Features Simplified D ..read more
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Optic Plate for Slimlines: Forward Controls Design
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by News Desk
3M ago
Forward Controls Design is excited to introduce a new Glock Slimline optics plate: the OPF-G43x/48 RMR. It’s a new addition to the OPF family of optics plates. This plate allows Glock 43X MOS or Glock 48 owners to mount a full-sized RMR, SRO, or RCR on their factory-milled slide. The reason we wanted to offer this is that despite the RMRcc being almost identical in width the RMR, some have expressed the sacrifice in window size between the two makes the RMR the preferable choice, even on smaller pistols. The OPF-G43x/48 RMR mount not only raises the mounting surface but also includes lugs and ..read more
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Best Glock Barrels: Top 7 for Reliability & Accuracy
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by News Desk
4M ago
Ever felt the sting of disappointment when your Glock doesn’t deliver as expected? Often, the issue lies with an easily overlooked component: the barrel. Like many shooters, you might have experienced how a generic or ill-suited barrel can affect accuracy and consistency. This common problem doesn’t have to be a roadblock. What if you could turn that frustration into a sense of achievement? That’s where this collaborative effort comes into play.  Faxon and Refactor have joined forces to create this comprehensive guide, meticulously crafted with the shooter’s needs in mind. They’ve pooled ..read more
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ETS Group Releases New Omega Magazines – The Ultimate Fusion of Polymer and Steel
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by ar15news
4M ago
The ETS Group announces the release of the world’s best magazine—The Omega.  ETS’s mission for the last decade has been to create the world’s best magazine. Hard work, relentless testing, and invaluable customer insights have fueled their obsessive pursuit of magazine perfection. The pursuit is over—Omega has arrived! Omega magazines are the ultimate evolution of ammunition magazines. Omega offers shooters the superior strength, function, and durability of steel, while preserving the visibility, reduced weight, and impact resistance of ETS polymer.  The steel frame of Omega enables i ..read more
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FX19 Patriot LT: New From Faxon Arms
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by News Desk
5M ago
Recently, Faxon Firearms expanded its catalog with the release of the FX19 Patriot LT, a sleek addition to its custom pistols. It’s looking like a solid option straight out of the box, being optics-ready and having a few other key features. Let’s take a closer look at what Faxon Firearms has to say about their new creation in their official release. Meet the FX19 Patriot LT by Faxon Firearms: your next step into the world of custom pistols. This 9mm pistol is compact, perfect for concealed carry, and has a style reminiscent of a Glock 19, yet it stands out on its own. The Patriot LT is user-f ..read more
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Holosun 508T Review
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by News Desk
5M ago
When I first received my initial HE-508T red dot, I have to say I didn’t know what exactly to expect. People I respect have been saying good things; however, was this going to be an imported clone of the popular RMR?   Well, that is where the similarity does start. In fact, the footprint of the optic is the same as the Trijicon RMR.  This is important as the HE-508T can fit in slides that are natively milled or the countless adapter and optic plate systems already on the market.  Additionally, they both are open amateur, small red dot style optics that are designed to go on the ..read more
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Getting Into Glock Mag Extensions
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by News Desk
5M ago
Magazine extensions, particularly Ergonomic Base Pads (EBP), are critical for those looking to improve their Glock’s capacity without compromising performance. These enhancements are essential in scenarios where reloading speed is key, such as competitive shooting or other more serious shooting scenarios. Balancing The Pros and The Cons The primary goal of a magazine extension is to add ammunition without hindering the pistol’s handling. The best extensions offer additional rounds while preserving the firearm’s balance and ease of use, ensuring that the modification is beneficial, not burdens ..read more
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