The Faxon FX22: From Plinking to Competition

June 14, 2023  
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Faxon Firearms has announced the release of its FX22 Complete series, a collection of guns intended for plinking to target shooting, to competition experiences. The series comprises three rifles and a pistol, all using the 22 Long Rifle cartridge.

The FX22 series accommodates different skill levels and preferences, aiming to cater to various shooting activities, from casual plinking to competitive shooting.

Offering multiple configurations, such as rifles with different barrel lengths, handguard styles, and stocks, as well as a compact pistol option, the series aims to provide a customizable choice for potential users.

Faxon Firearms claims that the FX22 series utilizes high-quality components and is designed with attention to detail to ensure reliable performance and accuracy. According to the manufacturer, the series could be a viable option for those interested in plinking, target shooting, and varmint hunting, all in a cost-effective package.

Here is some of what Faxon had to say about the FX22 series.

Faxon FX22 Rifle, GBMFG Chassis, 16″ Barrel

The FX22 showcases the “La Chassis” by Grey Birch MFG and features a 16″ Medium Fluted Barrel manufactured from top-notch 416-R Stainless steel, ensuring endurance and accuracy. To enhance protection and aesthetics, the barrel is coated with Black Nitride.

With a sporter chamber type and a 1:16 twist rate, this rifle is ideal for hunting due to its reliability. The muzzle thread pitch 1/2×28 enables effortless attachment of your preferred muzzle device.

The FX22 receiver is crafted from 6061-T6 Aluminum and receives a Black Hardcoat Anodize finish, ensuring long-lasting durability. It includes an integrated 0-MOA 1913 Picatinny Rail for convenient mounting of optics and accessories.

The FX22 bolt is comprised of 17-4 Stainless Steel, and the firing pin has a round profile to ensure consistent ignition. For easy charging, the Tandemkross Spartan Skeletonized Charging Handle is provided. The rifle is equipped with a Ruger BX-Trigger, delivering a light and crisp ~2.75 LB trigger pull, granting the accuracy and precision necessary to elevate your shooting skills.

GBMFG Chassis, 16″ Barrel Specs

  • Stock/Chassis: Grey Birch MFG “La Chassis”  
  • Barrel length and profile: 16” Medium Fluted 
  • Barrel Material: 416-R Stainless 
  • Barrel Finish: Black Nitride 
  • Twist rate: 1:16 
  • Chamber type: Sporter 
  • Muzzle thread pitch: 1/2×28 
  • Included magazine capacity: 25 Rounds 
  • Receiver Material 6061-T6 Aluminum 
  • Receiver Finish: Black Hardcoat Anodized 
  • Picatinny Rail: Integrated 0-MOA 
  • Bolt Material: 17-4 Stainless Steel 
  • Firing Pin Profile: Round 
  • Charging Handle: Tandemkross Spartan Skeletonized Charging Handle 
  • Trigger: Ruger BX-Trigger 
  • Trigger Pull Weight: ~2.75 LBS 
  • Weight: 4.5 LBS
  • Length: 33.75
  • Height: 6.75
  • Width: 2.5″

Faxon FX22 Rifle, Hogue stock, 16″ Pencil Barrel

The FX22 showcases a Hogue rubber over-molded stock and features a 16″ Pencil Barrel crafted from high-quality 416-R Stainless steel, ensuring both durability and precision. To enhance protection and aesthetics, the barrel is coated with Black Nitride.

With a sporter chamber type and a 1:16 twist rate, this rifle is an excellent choice for hunting and reliability. The muzzle thread pitch of 1/2×28 allows for easy installation of your preferred muzzle device.

The FX22 receiver is constructed from 6061-T6 Aluminum and receives a Black Hardcoat Anodize finish, ensuring long-lasting durability. It includes an integrated 0-MOA 1913 Picatinny Rail, providing convenience for mounting your favorite optics and accessories.

The FX22 bolt is made of 17-4 Stainless Steel, and the firing pin has a round profile, ensuring reliable ignition. The Tandemkross Spartan Skeletonized Charging Handle is provided for quick and easy charging. The rifle is equipped with a Ruger BX-Trigger, featuring a light and crisp ~2.75 LB trigger pull, granting the accuracy and precision necessary to elevate your shooting skills.

Hogue stock, 16″ Pencil Barrel Specs

  • Stock/Chassis: Hogue Rubber Overmolded 
  • Barrel length and profile: 16” Pencil 
  • Barrel Material: 416-R Stainless 
  • Barrel Finish: Black Nitride 
  • Twist rate: 1:16 
  • Chamber type: Sporter 
  • Muzzle thread pitch: 1/2×28 
  • Included magazine capacity: 25 Rounds 
  • Receiver Material 6061-T6 Aluminum 
  • Receiver Finish: Black Hardcoat Anodized 
  • Picatinny Rail: Integrated 0-MOA 
  • Bolt Material: 17-4 Stainless Steel 
  • Firing Pin Profile: Round 
  • Charging Handle: Tandemkross Spartan Skeletonized Charging Handle 
  • Trigger: Ruger BX-Trigger 
  • Trigger Pull Weight: ~2.75 LBS 
  • Weight: 4.5 LBS
  • Length: 34.5″
  • Height: 5″
  • Width: 2.75″

Faxon FX22 Rifle, Magpul stock, 16″ Fluted Bull Barrel

The FX22 features a Magpul Hunter X-22 Stock and is equipped with a 16″ Straight Fluted Bull Barrel made from high-quality 416-R Stainless steel, ensuring both durability and precision. To enhance protection and aesthetics, the barrel is finished with Black Nitride.

With a sporter chamber type and a 1:16 twist rate, this rifle is ideally suited for hunting and offers reliable performance. The muzzle thread pitch of 1/2×28 allows for effortless installation of your preferred muzzle device.

The FX22 receiver is constructed from 6061-T6 Aluminum and receives a Black Hardcoat Anodize finish, providing long-lasting durability. It includes an integrated 0-MOA 1913 Picatinny Rail, making mounting your preferred optics and accessories simple.

The FX22 bolt is made of 17-4 Stainless Steel, and the firing pin has a round profile, ensuring reliable ignition. The Tandemkross Spartan Skeletonized Charging Handle is utilized for quick and easy charging. The rifle is equipped with a Ruger BX-Trigger, featuring a light and crisp ~2.75 LB trigger pull, delivering the accuracy and precision necessary to elevate your shooting capabilities.

Magpul stock, 16″ Fluted Bull Barrel Specs

  • Stock/Chassis: Magpul Hunter X-22 Stock (Black) 
  • Barrel length and profile: 16” Straight Fluted Bull Barrel (Black) 
  • Barrel Material: 416-R Stainless 
  • Barrel Finish: Black Nitride 
  • Twist rate: 1:16 
  • Chamber type: Sporter 
  • Muzzle thread pitch: 1/2×28 
  • Included magazine capacity: 25 Rounds 
  • Receiver Material 6061-T6 Aluminum 
  • Receiver Finish: Black Hardcoat Anodized 
  • Picatinny Rail: Integrated 0-MOA 
  • Bolt Material: 17-4 Stainless Steel 
  • Firing Pin Profile: Round 
  • Charging Handle: Tandemkross Spartan Skeletonized Charging Handle 
  • Trigger: Ruger BX-Trigger 
  • Trigger Pull Weight: ~2.75 LBS 
  • Weight: 6.1 LBS
  • Length: 34.25″
  • Height: 7″
  • Width: 2.75″

Faxon FX22 Pistol, 

The FX22 showcases the Grey Birch MFG “La Chassis” and an 8.5″ Patented Flame Fluted Barrel manufactured from high-quality 416-R Stainless steel, ensuring both durability and precision. To enhance protection and aesthetics, the barrel is coated with Black Nitride.

This firearm features a sporter chamber type and a 1:16 twist rate, making it an ideal choice for hunting due to its reliability. The muzzle thread pitch of 1/2×28 allows for easy installation of your preferred muzzle device.

The FX22 receiver is constructed from 6061-T6 Aluminum and receives a Black Hardcoat Anodize finish, guaranteeing long-lasting durability. It includes an integrated 0-MOA 1913 Picatinny Rail, providing convenience for mounting your favorite optics and accessories.

The FX22 bolt is made of 17-4 Stainless Steel, and the firing pin has a round profile, ensuring reliable ignition. The Tandemkross Spartan Skeletonized Charging Handle is provided for quick and easy charging. The rifle is equipped with a Ruger BX-Trigger, featuring a light and crisp ~2.75 LB trigger pull, delivering the accuracy and precision necessary to elevate your shooting skills.

GBMFG Chassis, 8″ Barrel Specs

  • Stock/Chassis: Grey Birch MFG “La Chassis”  
  • Barrel length and profile: 8.5” Patented Flame Fluted  
  • Barrel Material: 416-R Stainless 
  • Barrel Finish: Black Nitride 
  • Twist rate: 1:16 
  • Chamber type: Sporter 
  • Muzzle thread pitch: 1/2×28 
  • Included magazine capacity: 25 Rounds 
  • Receiver Material 6061-T6 Aluminum 
  • Receiver Finish: Black Hardcoat Anodized 
  • Picatinny Rail: Integrated 0-MOA 
  • Bolt Material: 17-4 Stainless Steel 
  • Firing Pin Profile: Round 
  • Charging Handle: Tandemkross Spartan Skeletonized Charging Handle 
  • Trigger: Ruger BX-Trigger 
  • Trigger Pull Weight: ~2.75 LBS 
  • Weight: 3.2 LBS
  • Length: 16.5″
  • Height: 6.75″
  • Width: 2.5″

The Faxon Firearms line of FX22 Complete Firearms proves itself to be an excellent choice for both range enthusiasts and competitive shooters alike.  With its exceptional performance, reliable construction, and innovative features, this firearm surpasses expectations and elevates the shooting experience to new heights.  Whether honing your skills at the range or participating in rimfire competitions, the FX22 offers unparalleled accuracy, versatility, and durability. 

Faxon Firearms has once again demonstrated its commitment to providing firearms of the highest quality, ensuring that shooters can rely on the FX22 Complete Firearms to deliver exceptional results.

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