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Faxon Firearms announces the FX-5500 Ultra Lightweight Rifle

Faxon Firearms sought to create an ultra-lightweight, yet durable AR-15. Coming in at 4.95 lbs., the FX5500 features our 14.5″ Pencil Barrel with a permanently attached Slim 3-Port Muzzle Brake which meets the NFA 16″ minimum barrel length requirement, 13” Streamline Carbon Fiber Handguard, and Lightweight Bolt Carrier Group. Super light, easy shooting and ultra-rugged, the FX-5500 never compromises strength for weight. 


Upper Receiver:

  • 5.56 Nato 14.5″ Pencil Barrel w/ Welded 3-Port Brake – meets NFA 16″ minimum barrel length requirement 
  • Faxon Enhanced Forged Upper Receiver
  • Faxon 13″ Carbon Fiber M-LOK Handguard
  • Faxon Gunner Lightweight Bolt Carrier Group
  • Multi-Position Adjustable Gas Block
  • Radian Weapons Raptor LT Ambi Charging Handle

Lower Receiver:

  • Faxon Enhanced Forged Lower Receiver w/ Tensioning Screw
  • Radian Weapons Talon 45/90 Degree Ambi Safety Selector
  • HiperFire EDT3 Trigger
  • MFT Minimalist Stock
  • Magpul MOE Grip
  • Lancer Magazine
  • Faxon Enhanced Forged Lower Receiver w/ Tensioning Screw

Complete Rifle Weight: 4.95 lbs

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