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How To : Make an easy homemade rifle silencer

In this video, learn how to make an easy & cheap home made gun silencer. Materials you will need include: aluminum steel, screen material, a sponge/steel wool, and string or thread. Spray paint is an optional item, in case you'd like to customize it. Good luck with your project!

How To : Clean an SKS Rifle

So you went out and bought an SKS rifle...good for you. In my opinion, there are few rifles that can match the SKS as a personal weapon, whether used for hunting, recreation, or defense. Yes, some people will tell you that your SKS is a piece of outdated junk, and that their $ ...more

How To : Disassemble and reassemble the Luger pistol

Check out this brief video tutorial on the German Luger pistol, which features disassembly and subsequent reassembly of the firearm. This is narrated in order to ensure that anyone with a Luger in front of them isn't stuck trying to freeze frame on some blurry detail. Just fol ...more

How To : Make a homemade rocket gun

In this how to video, learn to make small rocket gun using a cheap plastic toy gun, some PVC piping, misc. parts from Radio Shack. This rocket launcher fires a type "A" model rocket up to 100 yards.

How To : Build a PVC Ball Valve Air Cannon for $30

Planning the Cannon Design Before you get your supplies, you’re going to want to draw out plans for the design of the PVC cannon. In this guide, I’ll show you how to build a stationary ball valve cannon that is tilted at 45 degrees, but it is just as good to make it your own. ...more

How To : Make a homemade silencer

Using a few household items, one man has found a way to dampen the sound waves resultant of firing his rifle. In this video, the principles behind the design are explained.

How To : Modify a Ruger 10/22 semi-automatic rifle

Ruger 10/22 rifles are ideally suited for informal target shooting, plinking, small game hunting, and action-shooting events. Many models exist, including the standard 10/22 Carbine, the Ruger Deluxe Sporter, the Ruger All-Weather 10/22, Rifle models, a Compact model, and a Ta ...more

How To : Make black gunpowder

Save your money and make it at home: Make your own black gunpowder quickly, cheaply, and easily. You will need postassium nitrate (or KNO3), sulfur and charcoal. Remember to make this in small amounts. When making it in large amounts, is when it becomes dangerous. From the vi ...more

How To : Clean your SIG Sauer pistol from top to bottom

This video tutorial can be used alone or in conjunction with the Preventive Maintenance Guide to assist you in the professional care of your SIG SAUER semiautomatic pistol. Check out how to clean your SIG SAUER pistol from top to bottom. If you can clean it off, it probably sh ...more

How To : Make a pistol with wooden clothespins

See what you can do with normal everyday items around your house. This video tutorial will show you how to make a pistol with wooden clothespins. Clothes pins are for more than just hanging clothes and closing bags of chips. You can make an awesome miniature weapon out of them ...more

How To : Reload a .38 Special cartridge and kill a beer

Learn how to get the maximum performance for the lowest price. The first thing you want to do is not even worry about buying a reloading manual; there's more information in there than anybody could ever learn, and it won't really help you make the most accurate load, so throw ...more

How To : Build an All-Metal Piston Valve Air Gun

For those who enjoy launching projectiles at high speeds, this article details how you can build an all-metal piston valve air gun. This device also works as a high-powered water gun. Parts List (1x) empty propane tank (1x) 1/2" metal piping, 3 ft. (1x) 1/2" hose-to-thread 3 ...more

How To : Make a simple homemade high-powered slingshot gun

Watch this weapons video tutorial on how to make a simple homemade high-powered slingshot gun. This is a step-by-step guide on how to make an incredibly hi-powered gun or slingshot or airsoft gun. All you need is scissors, a balloon, tape, and a everyday cardboard toilet paper ...more

How To : Clean your Ruger 10/22 Rimfire Rifle

If you own a Ruger firearm, maybe it's about time you learned everything there is to know about it. If you have a Ruger rifle, you might want to know how to take it apart, or how to clean it, or how to put it back together. Ruger is an "arms maker for responsible citizens," so ...more

How To : Disassemble your Ruger single-action revolver

If you own a Ruger firearm, maybe it's about time you learned everything there is to know about it. If you have a Ruger handgun, you might want to know how to take it apart, or how to clean it, or how to put it back together. Ruger is an "arms maker for responsible citizens," ...more

How To : Disassemble your Ruger 10/22 Rimfire Rifle

If you own a Ruger firearm, maybe it's about time you learned everything there is to know about it. If you have a Ruger rifle, you might want to know how to take it apart, or how to clean it, or how to put it back together. Ruger is an "arms maker for responsible citizens," so ...more

How To : Two-hand grip a double or single action revolver

Revolvers are still the best choice if you want a gun that will shoot every time you pull the trigger, and the .44 magnum will be cool long after laser guns have become commonplace. This video will teach you the proper two-hand grip for shooting a single or double action revol ...more

How To : Dismantle and reassemble a Glock 26 pistol

If you don't think females know anything about guns, then you're wrong. Watch the terrific woman instructor in this video tutorial on how to dismantle and reassemble a Glock 26 pistol. If you have a Glock 26 9mm handgun, this is perfect for you. You'll learn all of the parts o ...more

How To : Repair a damaged muzzle crown on a rifle barrel

Interested in repairing a damaged muzzle crown on your rifle? It's easier than you'd think. So easy, in fact, that this gun smithing video tutorial can present a complete overview of the process in a little over a minute. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step ...more

How To : Build a spud gun or pistol

Take PVC Pipe and PVC Components. Cut the PVC components to length and prime the joints. Take cement component C through G together. Make a hole in the middle of the pipe for lantern lighter and now install the lighter with its hardware. It is compact and use flint to produce ...more

How To : Perform a functions check on your own AR-15 rifle

Follow some expert gunsmiths at Brownells as they walk you through simple procedures for customizing, repairing, and maintaining your firearms. This weapons video tutorial series will teach you how to perform a functions check on your own AR-15 rifle, and clean and maintain it ...more

How To : Prepare .223 cases for reloading

Check out this two-part weapons video to see how to prepare a .223 cases for reloading. This video shows in chronological order all the steps needed to prepare .223 rifle brass to be reloaded. The cases are tumble cleaned, resized and de-primed, the resizing lubrication is re ...more

How To : Clean a Ruger LCP pistol

Watch this weapons video from Talon Training Group, LLC to learn how to clean a Ruger LCP pistol. This Ruger LCP handgun is a semi-automatic .380. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to get some gun cleaning tips for the Ruger LCP -- see how to clear, disassemble, clean and ...more

How To : Make a Tommy gun movie prop

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a Tommy gun movie prop. You will need: duct tape, marker, poster board, thin cardboard, brown/black spray paint, scissors, and a hot glue gun. First, grab blueprints for this from the website TommyGun. After this, print them out and trace ...more

How To : Install a grip cap on your rifle stock

In this video, Larry Potterfield, CEO and Founder of MidwayUSA, demonstrates the process for installing a grip cap on a Winchester model 67. He starts by securing the stock in a vise and leveling the grip area using a level and a straight edge. The bottom of the grip is then f ...more

How To : Reassemble your Ruger single-action revolver

If you own a Ruger firearm, maybe it's about time you learned everything there is to know about it. If you have a Ruger handgun, you might want to know how to take it apart, or how to clean it, or how to put it back together. Ruger is an "arms maker for responsible citizens," ...more

How To : Make a camo gun wrap for airsoft guns at home

This video describes how to create a decorative wrap for your air powered toy guns (Airsoft Guns). Although the person in the video uses an old, green army shirt, the wrap can be created simply using any colored cloth of your choice, and a pair of scissors. After cutting a len ...more

How To : Make an airgun out of a water gun

Check out this video tutorial on how to make an airgun out of a water gun. This is a very cheap way to make a powerful homemade airsoft, BB airgun. You will need a water gun or super soaker, a McDonalds plastic straw, airsoft BB's, a hot glue gun, electrical tape and a pair o ...more

How To : Disassemble and clean a Ruger magazine

You don't really need to disassemble magazines to clean them. You can, however, stretch the springs out to extend the life of the magazine. Watch to learn how to disassemble and clean these magazines.

How To : Make a pen shooting bow and arrow out of paper

In this tutorial, learn how to make a totally cool and powerful bow and arrow that shoots whole pens - out of paper! That's right, all you need is some paper and you are halfway there. This gun can be made in class or the office or anywhere else you can find some normal office ...more

How To : Use the Viking Tactical 2-Point Sling for rifles

Check out this video tutorial from Viking Tactics on how to use the Viking Tactical 2-Point Sling for rifles. No tools are necessary for installation on the M4 carbine rifle. The VTAC sling is instantly adjustable to improve your shooting position, allows shooting from weak s ...more

How To : Smooth a double action trigger pull on a revolver

Some Smith and Wesson revolvers come from the factory with a rough double action trigger pull. It's an easy job to smooth it up however if you know the process. In this video Larry Potterfield, CEO and Founder of MidwayUSA, details how to smooth the double action pull using ju ...more

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