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.
Will and the RJ crew create a muscled up, silenced, night stalking AR to take down the wild hogs that are tearing up Louisiana farm land. Also, Charlie scores big when he finds rare, pinfire ammo for a 150-year-old, $7500, 20-round French revolver.
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 when he gives an unauthorized shop tour to his girlfriend.Watch Now:Amazon
Will and the Red Jacket crew resurrect an 82mm Russian mortar, and push its limits going HE - high explosive - while testing. Then, tempers flare when Kris has trouble building the new, RJ Desert AR. Also Ted Nugent stops by for some belt fed, full auto madness.
The Red Jacket crew creates a dual mounted M240 Bravo machine gun and Mark19 grenade launcher for the local sheriff's Gulf Patrol Boat. Will restores a WWII German Luger after he's inspired by the gun's great battlefield capture story. And Kris finally steels himself to respond to Will's ultimatum — does he choose Steph or Red Jacket?
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 the guys to make a Leopard Gun -- a pistol grip sawed-off shotgun -- for Will.
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 repairs.Watch Now:Amazon
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 -- with hilarious results.
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. Also, forensics expert Charlie, tests the ballistics of some unusual guns.Watch Now:Amazon
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. Also, Will surprises apprentice Kris with a generous birthday gift.
Inspired by the new "Total Recall", Kris builds a Red Jacket version of the Vector submachine gun used in the film. Sony surprises him by sending out the film's hovercars, synths, and more. Will surpises Kris even more with some secret-agent training.
Will and the RJ crew restore a WWI Maxim machine gun, mount it to a plane engine and create an interrupter system allowing the gun to fire cleanly between moving propeller blades. Also, Vince and Steph team up to modify a Glock with special charging handles to help a customer with multiple sclerosis safely fire again.
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 down windows to return fire. Also, Will must repair a valuable antique pistol from 1840. Is it loaded?Watch Now:Amazon
In this explosive season finale, Will, Steph and Kris head to Vegas to demo the Red Jacket Desert AR - an American gun built to challenge the AK during all-conditions desert warfare. Then, everyone is stunned when Red Jacket loses a valued member.
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 Contest. Also, the guys give new hire Flemm a hard time.
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 — and extra fun — Will and daughter Stephanie buy and fire a Grenade Launcher.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Will and the RJ crew are challenged to build a double-barreled, napalm spewing, flamethrower cannon. Meanwhile, against Will's wishes, Steph enlists Kris to help her design Derringer holsters for women. Also, Vince rebuilds a German K98 Mauser rifle that has original capture papers provided by their resident gun historian Glenn Harrison.
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, Historian Glenn finds a rare Civil War Coffee Grinder gun, but is it real?
A hurricane isn’t the only thing brewing in this season's premiere. A blacklisted visitor shows up mid storm. An important order's mishandling wreaks havoc on the shop; meanwhile the largest weapon in Red Jacket history may also prove to be the most problematic.Watch Now:Amazon
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 Stephanie must sell $25,000 in inventory to pay for Dad's new pet project.
Jesse James surprises the crew at Red Jacket Firearms as he stops by the shop to have them build a custom WWII BAR machine gun for him. He wants to help with the build, and had been talking to Vince about the weapon. Jesse wants Vince to lead the build. Tension builds with Vince in the shop again.Watch Now:Amazon
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. Then, new guy Flem is tested when Will tasks him to build a MG42 machine gun — aka "Hitler's Buzzsaw" — from scratch.Watch Now:Amazon
Money is tight, Red Jacket has gone into the red and cutting down on OT causes tempers to flare. Steph brings in the Olympic shooting team to make a commemorative gun. Will has the crew build an MG-34 for two clients in order to keep the doors open.
Max Brooks, best-selling author of The Zombie Survival Guide and World War Z, drops by Red Jacket Firearms to discuss the ultimate zombie gun. Max wants to use a .22, but Will wants to use an M16. RJF divides into two teams: Team Max and Team Will. Team Max builds with the civilian in mind - small and lightweight, with plentiful ammo. Team Will builds with the military in mind - big bangs and full auto mass destruction. Both guns are put to the test when the teams meet up in the woods for a nighttime zombie apocalypse shootout. And while Will and team are knee-deep in their zombie gun builds, a Lewis Gun (a World War I era machine gun) comes into the shop for repair. Will tasks Steph with the project. She knows this is a test to see if she can fix it and she's up for the challenge.Watch Now:Amazon
Find out what it takes to make Sons of Guns - with interviews and behind the scenes footage from the Red Jacket team and the film crew. From dangerous near misses and melting cameras to practical jokes and shooting contests, we reveal it all.Watch Now:Amazon
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 tackles the impossible: a samurai sword-like machete.