Sons of Guns

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.

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Free Fall Shotgun
56 votes

#1 - Free Fall Shotgun

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired 10/24/2012

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...

Red Jacket Challenges Mythbusters
54 votes

#2 - Red Jacket Challenges Mythbusters

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 10/3/2012

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?

Nine Guns and a Shootout
56 votes

#3 - Nine Guns and a Shootout

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired 10/17/2012

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.

Three Cannons and a Rock Star
49 votes

#4 - Three Cannons and a Rock Star

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired 9/19/2012

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.

This Time It's Personal
53 votes

#5 - This Time It's Personal

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/29/2012

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.

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Shotgun Superstars vs. Red Jacket
55 votes

#6 - Shotgun Superstars vs. Red Jacket

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired 10/10/2012

A Benelli M4 shotgun is redesigned for competition shooting.

Last Round
178 votes

#7 - Last Round

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 6/7/2013

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.

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 The Gun That Killed Osama
87 votes

#8 - The Gun That Killed Osama

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/12/2012

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.

Anniversary Bash
150 votes

#9 - Anniversary Bash

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/13/2011

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.

Will Power
236 votes

#10 - Will Power

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/21/2014

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.

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Steel Tornado
226 votes

#11 - Steel Tornado

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/4/2014

Will is commissioned to make a triple-barrel shotgun.

Scorpion Strikes
214 votes

#12 - Scorpion Strikes

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/11/2014

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.

Mobile MAG-58
223 votes

#13 - Mobile MAG-58

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/28/2014

A snowmobile is fitted with machine guns; Charlie works on a rare Japanese rifle.

Amoured and Dangerous
88 votes

#14 - Amoured and Dangerous

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/11/2012

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.

The Throwdown
121 votes

#15 - The Throwdown

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/25/2014

Mounting a long-range rifle to a vehicle; Will wants to debut a prototype, but Joe thinks using a different model makes more sense.

Master Blaster
120 votes

#16 - Master Blaster

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/18/2014

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.

Russian Roulette
170 votes

#17 - Russian Roulette

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/10/2013

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.

Red Jacket Snow Blaster
22 votes

#18 - Red Jacket Snow Blaster

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 9/26/2012

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!

The Meat Chopper
182 votes

#19 - The Meat Chopper

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/10/2011

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.

Taser Shotgun
181 votes

#20 - Taser Shotgun

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/31/2011

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.

Flying Guns and Uzis
147 votes

#21 - Flying Guns and Uzis

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/24/2011

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.

Kamikaze Cannon
90 votes

#22 - Kamikaze Cannon

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/14/2012

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.

242 votes

#23 - Hangfire

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/26/2013

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.

Red Jacket Reloaded
160 votes

#24 - Red Jacket Reloaded

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/9/2014

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.

Sniper Rifle Silencer
188 votes

#25 - Sniper Rifle Silencer

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/7/2012

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.

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