Guns Faxon Firearms STREAMLINE Handguards Recoil Staff January 14, 2016 Join the Conversation Faxon Firearms burst on the scene several years back out of nowhere. The ARAK rifle has gotten some major love and we look forward to where these guys go. They are releasing a new series of handguards that cut all the fluff. Check out what they have to say about them below. The trend of removing the unused rails on a rifle and replacing them with KeyMod or M-LOK is a welcome change. It reduces weight and makes the rifle much nicer to hold. Faxon Firearms, manufacturers of the ARAK platform rifle system, is pleased to announce the release and shipment to dealers of its STREAMLINE series of handguards. True to their namesake, the new Streamline handguards are a sleek and low-profile solution for those looking for a slimmer handguard with flexible mounting. Further, the Streamline features an uninterrupted MIL-STD 1913 “Picatinny” rail across the top and 7 facets of M-LOK cuts at the 90 and 45-degree facets. Rail slots are directly engraved with “T” marks during machining to identify accessory placement anodized or if customers opt for custom coatings. 45-degree facets. Rail slots are directly engraved with “T” marks during machining to identify accessory placement anodized or if customers opt for custom coatings. The handguards are released in four lengths, 15”, 13”, 9”, and 7”. The handguard is 100% made in the USA from extruded 6061 aluminum. The handguards are hard-coat anodized black and feature a steel barrel nut. Mounting is extremely simple with common tools and the handguard features alignment tabs to ensure it cannot rotate during extreme use. “We are thrilled to launch our next product line, keeping within our Company Ethos: ‘Quality. Innovation. Service.’ The new Streamline series keeps it simple while delivering incredible performance,” remarked Nathan Schueth, Director of Operations & Sales. “The handguards continue our push to make the best value products for the top and front of Modern Sporting Rifles. When customers think of uppers, think Faxon.” The Streamline series is now available direct from Faxon Firearms and through its Dealer network. Launch partners include AIM Surplus, Recoil Gunworks, and Parallax Tactical Specifications: 100% Made in the USA Material: 6061 Aluminum Finish: Hard Coat Anodizing (Black) Lengths: 15”, 13”, 9”, 7” Weight (Without Barrel Nut): .8 Lbs, .72 lbs, .52 lbs, .40 lbs Mounting Hardware: .19 lbs Height (Top of Rail to M-LOK Facet): 1.98” Height (Top of Rail to Bottom of Mounting): 2.37” Width: 1.54” About Faxon Firearms: Faxon Firearms is a leader in constant evolution in the firearms and MSR marketplace. Faxon focuses on US-made quality and innovation. From the ARAK platform, GUNNER & FLAME barrels, MuzzLok (crush-washer free) muzzle devices, and now the Streamline series, Faxon offers quality complete rifle systems and components. New dealers are welcome. Make sure to check out what Faxon Firearms has been up to at booth number 7110. ##### Follow us on Instagram, @RECOILmagazine and keep an eye out for these hashtags: #recoilmagazine, #recoil, #shotshow2016, #mediadayattherange and especially #recoilSHOT2016. We will updating the Constant Coverage article, well…constantly. Bookmark that here at this link. What is the NSSF SHOT Show? The NSSF SHOT Show (Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Trade Show) and Conference is an annual event held by the National Shooting Sports Foundation. 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