First Look: New Faxon EXOS Compensators

New muzzle devices from Faxon for popular pistols such as the M&P Shield and Gen 4 Glock models

posted on April 18, 2022
Faxon Exos Compensators

Faxon Firearms announced an expansion to its EXOS line of pistol compensators. These new pistol comps are available for the 9mm Gen4 Glock pistols, SIG SAUER P365 handguns and Smith & Wesson M&P Shield line of firearms.

All compensators are machined 6061 aluminum and finished with a black anodizing process. Faxon’s angled porting and single chamber design is engineered to decrease felt recoil and muzzle rise when shooting.

The Gen4 Glock comps have been tested for proper functioning and fit with the G17, G19 and G34 models. Faxon tested and confirmed the compensator works with both the original SIG SAUER P365 and the P365 XL models. Additionally, the company confirmed fit and function with the 1.0, 2.0 and Plus variations of the Smith & Wesson M&P Shield.

Faxon launched the EXOS line earlier in 2022 with compensators for the Glock 43, Glock 43X/48, 9mm Glock Gen 3 line of pistols and the Faxon FX-19, Smith & Wesson M&P line and the SIG SAUER P320 line of pistols.

The Gen3 Glock comp has been tested with the G17, G19 and G34 in addition to the company’s own FX-19 Hellfire pistol. Faxon tested and confirmed the proper functioning of the Smith & Wesson M&P comp with only the full-sized 1.0 version of the gun. Likewise, the SIG SAUER P320 compensator has been tested only with the full, duty-size version of the pistol.

All of these pistol compensators are backed with a Faxon Lifetime Guarantee. The pricing is consistent across the line. Each comp can be purchased for $85.00. Included with the compensators are set screws, an Allen wrench and thread locker for installation. As with any compensator or other accessory, test your gun and preferred ammunition after installation to ensure proper functioning.

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