Sons of Guns

The WORST 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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The Hogzilla Gun
170 votes

#1 - The Hogzilla Gun

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/4/2012

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.

Double M16
241 votes

#2 - Double M16

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 3/23/2011

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.

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Mortars and Mayhem
104 votes

#3 - Mortars and Mayhem

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 1/11/2012

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.

Will's Floating Fortess
46 votes

#4 - Will's Floating Fortess

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/7/2011

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?

Movie Gun/Leopard Gun
277 votes

#5 - Movie Gun/Leopard Gun

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 2/23/2011

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.

The Rocket Launcher
235 votes

#6 - The Rocket Launcher

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 3/9/2011

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.

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ATV Gun/Help Wanted at Red Jacket
271 votes

#7 - ATV Gun/Help Wanted at Red Jacket

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/2/2011

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.

Alligator Kill Stick
205 votes

#8 - Alligator Kill Stick

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 3/16/2011

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.

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The Bazooka/Kris' Birthday
305 votes

#9 - The Bazooka/Kris' Birthday

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/16/2011

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.

Total Recall Vector Submachine Gun
120 votes

#10 - Total Recall Vector Submachine Gun

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 7/25/2012

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.

Boys and Their Maxim Toys
47 votes

#11 - Boys and Their Maxim Toys

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/28/2011

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.

Remote Control Machine Gun
303 votes

#12 - Remote Control Machine Gun

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 2/23/2011

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?

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Wedlock & Load
109 votes

#13 - Wedlock & Load

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired 1/18/2012

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.

Machine Gun Mania/The New Guy
211 votes

#14 - Machine Gun Mania/The New Guy

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 3/2/2011

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.

Master Key
296 votes

#15 - Master Key

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/26/2011

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.

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Flamethrower Cannon
167 votes

#16 - Flamethrower Cannon

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/21/2011

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.

Coffee Grinder Gun/Katana
308 votes

#17 - Coffee Grinder Gun/Katana

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/9/2011

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?

Under Siege
111 votes

#18 - Under Siege

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/19/2013

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.

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Browning Machine Gun/Stephanies Big Bet
311 votes

#19 - Browning Machine Gun/Stephanies Big Bet

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/2/2011

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 Gun
58 votes

#20 - Jesse James Gun

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/28/2012

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.

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Flashlight Gun
241 votes

#21 - Flashlight Gun

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 3/30/2011

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.

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179 votes

#22 - Cutbacks

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/17/2013

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.

Zombie Gun!
209 votes

#23 - Zombie Gun!

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/18/2012

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.

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Behind the Scenes Special
113 votes

#24 - Behind the Scenes Special

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/21/2012

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.

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Tommy Gun/Machete
337 votes

#25 - Tommy Gun/Machete

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/16/2011

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.