The BEST Episodes of Sons of Guns
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
SONS OF GUNS centers on Will's Red Jacket shop, located in the heart of the Louisiana bayou. When Will isn't rebuilding a "bring-back" rifle from the Vietnam War or using his wealth of weapon history knowledge to determine if a pistol found in the attic is an antique or not, he can be found in his shop with his daughter Stephanie and the rest of his team, swapping gossip with his customers. Whether it's having a lunch break shooting contest, going on a nighttime bayou bow fishing trip or field testing a fully automatic M2 .50 caliber machine gun, viewers will catch the Red Jacket team always finding time to have some fun on SONS OF GUNS.
#1 - Free Fall Shotgun
Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired Oct 24, 2012
Someone from Red Jacket must jump out of a helicopter after a special services contractor asks the team to build a tight quarters Para-shotgun. As things get hot, Will takes a call that may change Red Jacket forever...
#2 - Red Jacket Challenges Mythbusters
Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Oct 3, 2012
The Red Jacket team attempts to un-bust a busted myth from Mythbusters. Tory Belleci and Kari Byron come out to Louisiana to help the team break the famous James Bond myth. Will Red Jacket be able to blow up a propane tank with a single gunshot?
#3 - Nine Guns and a Shootout
Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired Oct 17, 2012
When two clients order 3-gun competition sets for their dads, Kris decides to secretly make a third set to honor Will. The gunsmiths agree to the overtime, but late nights lead to rookie mistakes that embarrass Will when he test fires before the client.
#4 - Three Cannons and a Rock Star
Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 19, 2012
The Red Jacket crew bring an antique, blackpowder Lyle cannon back to life for Aerosmith rocker Joe Perry. But one cannon is never enough. Kris and Flem repair and then square off to prove whose WW2 cannon is better: a German PAK 36 or an American 37mm.
#5 - This Time It's Personal
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 29, 2012
Officer David Liang of the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) wants to transform a Ferret armored scout vehicle into a crowd control/riot control vehicle and turns to Will Hayden and the Red Jacket crew for help. The team travels to New Orleans so Will can do a ride along with Officer Liang while the rest of the crew goes into the French Quarter to have some fun. They never expected that one of their own would witness a murder in the streets only 40 yards away. This project just got personal.
#6 - Shotgun Superstars vs. Red Jacket
Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired Oct 10, 2012
A Benelli M4 shotgun is redesigned for competition shooting.
#7 - Last Round
Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 7, 2013
In this season finale, Will is asked to build a sniper rifle for the sheriff but RJF isn't the only shop in the running. Will is faced with overcoming much more than a gun build. The contract and prides are at risk, when a key part doesn't arrive on time.
#8 - The Gun That Killed Osama
Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 12, 2012
A former Navy SEAL sniper asks Will to modify a civilian H&K 416 for charity. Will agrees on one condition: that he helps the Red Jacket crew recreate the gun believed to be used to take out Osama Bin Laden, fast rope out a heli, and test their theory.
#9 - Anniversary Bash
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 13, 2011
It's been ten years since Red Jacket Firearms first opened its doors and Will celebrates the only way he knows how: with a seemingly impossible build. Will calls his mentor Tony Rumore who invented a Siamese: a double M16, which shares its gas tube system. Will wants to one-up Tony for fun and build a Triamese: 3 M16's joining in a triangular formation, also sharing the gas system. While Will works on the build, his daughter Stephanie plans the ultimate surprise anniversary bash for her dad, inviting some of Red Jacket's biggest clients.
#10 - Will Power
Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 21, 2014
After Red Jacket looses a lucrative contract, Will and Joe have a heart to heart about RJF's future. Will attempts to fit a 25mm Hotchkiss canon inside a pick up truck. Joe prototypes a flying drone, to fire remotely. Will is hand-delivered dreadful news.
#11 - Steel Tornado
Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 4, 2014
Will is commissioned to make a triple-barrel shotgun.
#12 - Scorpion Strikes
Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 11, 2014
Joe shows Will the new building; a customer brings a World War II 75mm Scorpion Tank to the shop, and the team quickly learns their new project may lead to some unexpected trouble; Steph and Charlie work on a small revolver.
#13 - Mobile MAG-58
Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 28, 2014
A snowmobile is fitted with machine guns; Charlie works on a rare Japanese rifle.
#14 - Amoured and Dangerous
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 11, 2012
Red Jacket Firearms redefines armored cars when they conceal fully automatic M-16s and Claymore mines in an armored Porsche for a client that needs protection as well as the ability to fight back. Meanwhile, Steph goes rogue and builds a custom AR behind Will's back. And Jesse James returns to Red Jacket with his engraved BAR parts. The team assembles his gun and together they take it to the range where Jesse fires the custom-built weapon.
#15 - The Throwdown
Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 25, 2014
Mounting a long-range rifle to a vehicle; Will wants to debut a prototype, but Joe thinks using a different model makes more sense.
#16 - Master Blaster
Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 18, 2014
Joe tries to convince Will to make his building Red Jacket's new home; Will must attach a Mac 11 machine pistol to a Saiga-12 shotgun; Kris snaps; Will learns about the AK-47 deal.
#17 - Russian Roulette
Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired May 10, 2013
Flem modifies an MK-7 for a sub-machine gun champ’s upcoming competition. In the meantime, desperate for revenue, Will agrees to overhaul a rusted out anti-tank cannon. Tempers flare between Joe and Kris as the missing SOCOM barrels put everyone on edge.
#18 - Red Jacket Snow Blaster
Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 26, 2012
An avalanche expert challenges Red Jacket to build a gun that saves lives. Will agrees to reactivate a 57mm recoilless rifle for a mountain rescue team in the Pacific Northwest. Kris must build a mountain of snow in the bayou to test out the gun!
#19 - The Meat Chopper
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 10, 2011
A customer asks Will to build a quad MG 42 that he can take to a gun show that weekend. Will is hesitant given costs and timing but the customer is persistent and has the money to get the job done. Will can't say no. Meanwhile, a gun collector brings in a 19th century French Palm Pistol. Will, who has a sweet spot for historical firearms, can't help himself and buys the gun... even though it doesn't fire. Will tells Vince to fix the gun so it will fire and triple the gun's value. And a customer walks in with a right-handed AR 15, but he is left-handed shooter. He wants the action of the gun changed to fit his left-handed needs. Of course, Will and his team are just the guys to get all this done.
#20 - Taser Shotgun
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 31, 2011
Will brainstorms combining a shotgun and a taser for the police, but someone in the shop will need to be tased for the demonstration. The Red Jacket team revives a demilitarized WWII-era anti-tank gun to honor a veteran, while Will lays down the law for Kris who needs to back off on the front office flirting.
#21 - Flying Guns and Uzis
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 24, 2011
Will and the RJ crew are now building guns for helicopters! Red Jacket is building a complete Mag 58 weapons system with a unique twist -- a swivel arm. Will takes a stock Uzi and makes it competition ready. Then, Stephanie goes on a wild ride.
#22 - Kamikaze Cannon
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 14, 2012
Vahan Kelerchian from Armament Services International has a client willing to pay $50,000 to get his Japanese auto cannon repaired — but he needs Will's help. Will tells him he is backed up and can't do the job for months. Vahan leaves an unhappy customer. Joe, who recently lost his second job teaching, sees the situation unfold and decides to take on the job himself — and enlists the help of the other RJ guys. Everyone is nervous but they are willing to do it for Joe.
#23 - Hangfire
Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 26, 2013
Will and Joe head out to Jordan for some high level meetings and leave the SOCOM order still hanging in the balance. Kris takes on a stubborn Solothurn without Will’s permission. Will comes back to face a harsh reality.
#24 - Red Jacket Reloaded
Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired May 9, 2014
Will faces some big challenges as he chooses Red Jacket's new home and works on the 155mm Russian D20, which is the largest civilian owned gun in the world; Kris sustains an injury; Charlie works on a suppressor for a very fast gun.
#25 - Sniper Rifle Silencer
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 7, 2012
Jon Weiler of Professional Marksmen Inc. commissions the Red Jacket crew to integrally suppress a .50 caliber sniper rifle. This is one of the largest caliber gun rounds — and gun — in the world. And they only have a week to do it. Will, Joe, and Kris work through the night to come up with a plan.