Faxon – Ultralight (5.56, 16″)

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The Faxon Ion Rifle is the most affordable production ultralight AR15 on the market. Weighing in at just under 5 lbs, the Ion Ultralight AR15 is the perfect choice for any customer looking to step into the competition world, or for those who just enjoy the soft recoil of a finely tuned lightweight rifle.

Description

Faxon Firearms has long been known for bringing quality and value to our customers when it comes to purchasing parts for their rifle builds. Faxon is taking things to the next level and bringing that same quality and value to the modern sporting rifle market.

Backed by the Faxon Lifetime Guarantee, our rifles fall into two distinct groups; the First Line and the Summit Line. Are you a first-time buyer, or in search of a value priced rifle offering? Check out the First Line. Looking for a more specialized rifle configuration for competition, training, or defensive use? The Summit Line is for you!

The Faxon Ion Rifle is the most affordable production ultralight AR15 on the market. Weighing in at just under 5 lbs, the Ion Ultralight AR15 is the perfect choice for any customer looking to step into the competition world, or for those who just enjoy the soft recoil of a finely tuned lightweight rifle. As part of Faxon’s Summit Line, the Ion comes from the factory with a whole slew of out-of-the-box upgrades, including a tuned gas system, Gunner lightweight bolt carrier group,  ambi charging handle & safety selector, Hiperfire EDTDM trigger, and more!

Faxon’s Ion Ultralight Rifle (FX5500):

  • 14.5″ 556 Pencil Barrel w/ Welded 3-Port Brake – Meets NFA 16″ minimum barrel length requirement 
  • Enhanced Forged Receiver Set w/ Tensioning Screw
  • Gunner Lightweight BCG w/ Superfinish
  • 13″ M-LOK Carbon Fiber Handguard
  • Multi Position Adjustable Gas Block
  • Hiperfire EDTDM Single Stage Trigger
  • Radian Raptor LT Ambi Charging 
  • Radian Talon Ambi 45/90 Degree Safety Selector
  • MFT Minimalist Stock
  • Magpul MOE® Grip
  • Mid Length Gas System

Complete Rifle Weight: 4.95 lbs

Note- Each rifle will be individually test fired & tuned with factory new 55gr 5.56 Nato ammunition.