Reality/Game Show
Jan. 26, 2011
60 min.
Discovery Channel TV Network

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Sons of Guns

"If you can dream it, we can build it" is Red Jacket's motto. Straight shooter and avid historian Will Hayden and his eclectic crew of Baton Rouge, Louisiana gunsmiths and historians rise to the challenge daily. Trusted experts they handle the requests of customers Law Enforcement, Military and Collectors. Guns, knives, swords and cannons, Will sells, trades, buys, builds and customizes them all.


Sons of Guns Season 1 (2011)

1x01 1 1x01 Civil War Cannon / Shotgun Silencer
Will and his team of gunsmiths are hired to do the impossible — build a shotgun silencer. In the meantime, Will's friend Glenn shows up with a rare Civil War cannon worth $250,000 ...
Jan. 26, 2011
1x02 1 1x02 Master Key
Will and his firearms team have to combine two different weapons — an M16 machine gun and a shotgun — to build a Master Key "door breaching" gun for a SWAT team. For inspiration ...
Jan. 26, 2011
1x03 1 1x03 The Flamethrower
On a visit to the National World War II Museum in New Orleans, Will and Stephanie meet Woody Williams, a WWII Marine veteran who won the Medal of Honor on Iwo Jima As a tribute to ...
Feb. 02, 2011
1x04 1 1x04 Browning Machine Gun / Stephanie's Big Bet
Will rallies the Red Jacket Firearms team to transform a 'Ma Deuce', a 1941 Browning M2 .50 caliber machine gun from a box of parts — into a fully automatic weapon. But daughter ...
Feb. 04, 2011
1x05 1 1x05 Coffee Grinder Gun / Katana
Firearms expert Tiger McKee asks Will, owner of Red Jacket Firearms, to build a gun that Tiger calls the samurai sword for today's warrior - the lightweight AR-15 Katana rifle. Also, ...
Feb. 09, 2011
1x06 1 1x06 AK-47 Silencer
Will, owner of Red Jacket Firearms, is asked to do something that's never been done — build an internal silencer for an AK-47. The AK is put through sand and ballistics tests. Also, ...
Feb. 09, 2011
1x07 1 1x07 The Bazooka
Will and his Red Jacket crew build a bazooka for a WWII re-enactment client. To ensure that the bazooka rockets are safe, gunsmith Joe Meaux test fires it — and his target is Will. ...
Feb. 16, 2011
1x08 1 1x08 Tommy Gun / Machete
The local sheriff asks Will, founder of Red Jacket Firearms, to convert a semi-automatic Tommy Gun into a modern, fully automatic weapon. Also, forensics firearms expert Charlie Watson ...
Feb. 16, 2011
1x09 1 1x09 Movie Gun / Leopard Gun
The Red Jacket team turns an M-11 machine gun into a blank adapted prop gun for The Courier, an upcoming action movie starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan. Also, daughter Stephanie asks ...
Feb. 23, 2011
1x10 1 1x10 Remote Control Machine Gun
Will meets a security contractor who wants a vehicle mounted remote control machine gun built for his team in Afghanistan so American soldiers caught in kill zones don't have to roll ...
Feb. 23, 2011
1x11 1 1x11 ATV Gun / Help Wanted at Red Jacket
Will and the Red Jacket team create a one-of-a-kind hunting gun mounted on an ATV to help a combat disabled Marine veteran. Also, with business booming, Will hires a new gunsmith -- ...
Mar. 02, 2011
1x12 1 1x12 Machine Gun Mania / The New Guy
The Red Jacket team works their magic to transform a heavy, tripod-mounted M1919 Browning Machine Gun into a shoulder-fire weapon for a local cop who wants to win a Machine Gun Shooting ...
Mar. 02, 2011
1x13 1 1x13 The Rocket Launcher
Will and the Red Jacket team build a 15-tube rocket launcher to combat pirates off the coast of Africa. Also, a rare 100-year-old Maxim gun worth $150,000 comes into the shop for r ...
Mar. 09, 2011
1x14 1 1x14 Alligator Kill Stick
Vince, Red Jacket's lead gunsmith, creates a kill stick for alligator hunters - - a weapon used at point-blank range that humanely kills gators without ruining their valuable hides. ...
Mar. 16, 2011
1x15 1 1x15 Double M16
A Navy special teams boat gunner challenges Will to create a twin M16 gun mount that can fire hundreds of rounds a minute within changing magazines. Then, apprentice Kris gets busted ...
Mar. 23, 2011
1x16 1 1x16 Folding Flashlight Gun
Will is inspired by Charlie's cool folding pellet gun to get the Red Jacket team to create a combination flashlight and survival kit that unfolds to become a semi-automatic M11 rifle. ...
Mar. 30, 2011
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