Guns Faxon Gunner Ultra-Light Bolt BCG Incoming May 11, 2016 Join the Conversation Faxon Firearms has been making a name for themselves since day one. They popped up on to the scene with a radical upper and have now been putting their sights on various upgrades for the AR platform. The new GUNNER Ultra-Light bolt looks like despite its negative spaces will remain plenty strong with material choices. Check out more on it below. Here's the word they sent us. Faxon Gunner Ultra-Light Bolt BCG Faxon Firearms, incessant innovators in the firearms industry, is pleased to announce the release and shipment to dealers of its GUNNER bolt carrier groups. Keeping with the GUNNER tradition, the new bolt carrier groups minimize weight while maximizing utility. The stripped carrier with key weighs in at 6.4 ounces, maintaining forward assist serrations and full-auto compatibility for duty use and new “active” trigger systems. MIL-SPEC or improved materials are used through the complete group. The bolt carrier is 8620, fully heat-treated. The GUNNER’s bolt is constructed of 9310 tool steel, which is stronger than Carpenter 158 and the extractor is S7 tool steel. Both the bolt and extractor are heat-treated, shot peened, and coated. All components are QPQ Salt Bath Nitride finished for improved surface hardness, lubricity, corrosion resistance, and ease of cleaning. “Faxon worked hard to create a bolt carrier group that could live up to the GUNNER name. The BCG is lightweight; keeping all the functionality needed for competition and high-speed rifle builds,” said Nathanial Schueth, Director of Operations, Sales & Marketing. “Further, we were able to accomplish this while exceeding MIL-SPEC using improved materials and the QPQ Salt Bath Nitride finish.” The GUNNER bolt carrier groups, both stripped and complete series, are now shipping from Faxon Firearms and through its Dealer network. MSRP for the GUNNER complete bolt carrier group is $249. Stripped carriers with key installed have an MSRP of $199. For the GUNNER’s launch, Faxon is proud to partner with is Rainier Arms, offering the first limited run for $199. Specifications Bolt: • 9310 Tool Steel Construction (Stronger than C158) • Full MIL-SPEC Heat Treatment • Shot Peened to MIL-SPEC • Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI) • Back of Lugs Chamfered for Reliability • Spring, Insert, & “Crane” O-Ring Installed • QPQ – Salt Bath Nitrided Extractor: • S7 Tool Steel Construction • Fully Heat Treated • Shot Peened Per MIL-SPEC • QPQ – Salt Bath Nitrided Carrier & Key: • Carrier: MIL-SPEC 8620 Steel Material • Key: 4140 Steel Material • Fully Heat Treated • Forward Assist Serrations • M16 (Full-Auto) Compatible • Grade 8 Fasteners • Fully & Properly Staked Key, Permatex Sealed • QPQ – Salt Bath Nitrided • Weight w/ Key (Not Bolt or any Pins): 6.4 Ounces Cam Pin: • 4140 Pre-Hardended Steel Material • QPQ – Salt Bath Nitrided For more information or to buy, head on over to their website, Facebook, YouTube channel, Instagram or Twitter! Explore RECOILweb:Affordable Blades - Unusual SuspectsNew M48 Nosler Custom HandgunAimpoint celebrates 40 yearsSHOT Show 2019: Elite Tactical Systems NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.