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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 Yes, some people will tell you that your SKS is a piece of outdated junk, and that their $ ...more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 : 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 : Disassemble your Ruger Mini-14 Target 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 : Polish and prepare a rifle barrel for bluing

If you have a rifle you want to keep beautiful and rust-free, then bluing is necessary step for its survival. It's a passivation process that has many different types used, like cold bluing, hot bluing, rust bluing and fume bluing. No matter what type you're going to perform o ...more

How To : Fix a faulty trigger on your Airsoft gun

Oh, no! The trigger mechanism for your favorite Airsoft gun isn't working! Fortunately, in most cases, this doesn't mean you have to buy a replacement - you can usually easily and cheaply repair the trigger. You'll need a screwdriver so you can remove all the screws from the g ...more

How To : Build a compressed air powered dart gun

You need canned air like Dust Off, a needle, a pen and an eraser to make this crafty dart gun that's powered by compressed air! This is quite the powerful dart gun. You can also use to shoot spitballs. It's Dust Off powered dart launcher that you can make from stuff found in a ...more

How To : Make a paper blow-dart gun

This tutorial provides easy instructions on how to make a blow-dart gun from magazines, needles & thread, super-glue, scotch tape, and tissue paper. So easy to make, even a 9 year-old can make them. These are great for distance shooting for those of you with stronger lungs! En ...more

How To : Clean your Ruger Mini-14 Target Rifle magazine

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 : 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 : Build the worlds simpliest homemade air gun

My version of a very simple air gun. You need only 3 parts to build the gun and plus barrel. Making it is very easy after finding right parts. Parts im using might be ava... More»ilable only in Finland but this should give you an idea how to build an air gun. WARNING: This dev ...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 : Build a simple air gun from pipe and an air pump

Watch this video to see how to build a simple air gun. Well, okay... it might not be "that' simple, but anyways... Gather your materials to start making this powerful air gun: PVC fittings, a valve, heat source, PVC pipes, rubber hose, pump, ice pick and a soda cap. Arrange a ...more

How To : Make an Apple Cannon and a Pumpkin Bazooka

For those of you who have already made a potato gun, apple cannons and pumpkin bazookas are the next advanced step, taking fun to the next level because the fun is proportional to the size of the vegetable projectile. An apple cannon is slightly bigger than a spud gun, while t ...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 : 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 : 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 : Field strip a Remington 700 bolt without tools

In this weapons video tutorial, you'll see how to field strip a Remington 700 bolt without the use of tools in the field. Is it impossible? No. Why? Because you have a boot. So, get out your Remington 700 bolt action rifle, take the bolt out, and disassemble it with your boot ...more

How To : Build a compressed air tennis ball cannon

Backyard potato guns are normally fueled by aerosol cans of hairspray and deodorants. But the conventional explosive propellent can be seen as weak in comparison to the alternative—pneumatic pressure. Which would you rather build? A spud gun capable of shooting 50 feet or one ...more

How To : Clean the Springfield XD series pistol

Watch this weapons video from Talon Training Group, LLC to learn how to clean the Springfield XD series pistol. This Springfield Armory XD Series handgun is a semi-automatic, sub-compact 9mm firearm. The XD (X-Treme Duty) series is very reliable and accurate, and are polymer-f ...more

How To : Make a mini spud gun

Making a potato shooter can be easily done with regular, household items. Through this video, items such as a medicine bottle, tacks, and electrical tape are used to construct a small potato gun. Building the small potato gun is possible in just a few simple steps. Much of the ...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 simple pea shooter with household items

In this clip, learn how to take household items and make a simple pea shooter. Once you've got it assembled, all you have to do is add peas and you're ready to fire! This is a great gun to make because it's surprisingly powerful and is super cheap to assemble. Check it out!

How To : Clear and field strip a SIG Sauer P226 pistol

The SIG Sauer P226 is a full-sized, service type pistol chambered for the 9x19mm Parabellum, .40 S&W and .357 SIG. Its design is based on the venerable SIG Sauer P220. Since it is apparent that some people (including some cops) don't know how to properly clear and field strip ...more

How To : Make a homemade potato gun for under thirty bucks

Low on budget and need to make a spud gun? Well, this video tutorial will show you how to make this homemade weapon, called the spud gun, or spud cannon, or potato cannon, or potato launcher, or spud launcher, or potato gun, etc. etc., for under thirty dollars. You'll need so ...more

How To : Build a pneumatic potato cannon

Want to make a spud gun, but not just any old cheap and easy spud gun... check out this weapons video tutorial to see how to build a pneumatic potato cannon. These pneumatic potato cannons are capable of shooting straight through walls and windows, so be careful. You'll need ...more

How To : Build a BB machine gun

Granted you have an air compressor, a BB machine gun (BBMG) is a very easy and effective device for shooting BB's at a high rate. The basic principle behind a BBMG is that by adding air into the chamber the BB's are resting in, the BB's will bounce around the chamber at high v ...more

How To : Make a small pocket airsoft gun with a spring

Check out this video tutorial on how to make a small pocket airsoft gun with a spring. The spring is a nice addition, rather than the usual rubber band guns. This spring gun is actually quite quick to make. To make this pocket-sized airsoft gun, you'll need a paper clip, eras ...more

How To : Prepare a Ruger 10/22 rifle for use

This pair of videos provide very intricate instructions for preparing your Ruger 10/22 rifle for use. They covers all phases of the process, including disassembling, cleaning, and breaking-in the rifle. Following these instructions will decrease the risk of jams and other malf ...more

How To : Assemble the M1911 semi-automatic pistol

With this video tutorial, or should I say animated instructions, you can see how to assemble the M1911 semi-automatic pistol. This animation is better than most weapon videos, because it shows every detail of the M1911 single-action, semi-auto handgun. In the process of puttin ...more

How To : Install a muzzle brake on an AK-47 rifle

Check out this instructional weapons video that demonstrates how to install a muzzle brake on an AK-47 rifle. This improves the ability to hold and control the fire pattern of an AK-47 assault rifle. Follow the simple instructions outlined in this rifle tutorial video to learn ...more

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