How To: Make an advanced, 8 shot rubber band gun

In this how-to video, you will learn how to make a rubber band gun. You will need a half inch of plywood, basswood, a dowel, rubber bands, finishing nails, tacks, water bottle, sand paper, spade and drill bits, hammer, a ruler, a cutting knife, and a compass. Cut off the top of the bottle. Measure all the parts into the ply wood and cut them into small sections. Cut out the circles and drill a hole into three circles. Notches should be drilled into the circles, as well as holes. Now cut the d...

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 device is lethal so use caution when you use it. Dont shoot at anything that might die, like your friend or a rabbit. Just destroy useless stuff

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 instructions, watch this rifle repair video guide.

How To: Disassemble your Ruger M77 Mark II or Hawkeye 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, or maybe how to add a scope to it. Ruger is an "arms maker for responsible citizens," so don't let those other firearms manufacturers fool you. Learn from the professionals, learn from Ruger in this weapons video tutorial.

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: Shorten and recrown a rifle barrel with hand tools

Most gun owners would cringe at the thought of hacking off the end of their barrel, but sometimes it's a necessary task to perform. But even then, it seems like a job for a professional. But it's not! If you have the basic hand tools, you can shorten and recrown a barrel yourself. MidwayUSA shows you how it's done on a Winchester Model 67 rifle.

How To: Make tracer ammo

This video shows the secret of making a tracer ammo useful for hunting during night time. You will need: a rifle, . 22/5. 5 ammo, glow in the dark fishing glue and a UV torch. First fill the rear of the pellet with flow in the dark fishing glue. The glue will shrink as it starts to dry, so use a lot of it as it shrinks. When glue gets dried in the pellet it will look as shown in the video. Fix the UV torch to the rifle using a rubber band with the bulb pointing the loading breach. Now load th...

How To: Disassemble the Hi-Point 995 carbine firearm

The Hi-Point 995 9mm carbine has garnered a reputation as a handy, dependable carbine for plinking or small game hunting. They are very inexpensive, constructed using polymers and alloyed metals as much as possible, resulting in a reduction of the production costs and sale price. Many call it "beautiful ugly" and its distinct profile is different from any other firearm on the market.

How To: Disassemble the slide assembly on a Beretta PX4 pistol

The Beretta Px4 Storm is a semi-automatic pistol. If you own one, check out this video tutorial to see how to do a basic field strip of the handgun. After you have finished a basic field strip of the Beretta PX4 firearm, watch to see how to field strip the slide assembly. In order to disassemble the slide assembly, you will need a small punch or awl and a mallet. You will remove the extractor pin, and the firing pin, and everything else.

HowTo: Make a Wicked Powerful BB Gun With an Air Compressor

Below, David Ye demonstrates how to make a sick DIY BB gun using an air compressor. Ye says: "I got bored and decided to make a BB gun using my air compressor. The secret sauce is a one way valve that blocks air from the firing chamber but allows air in the other direction to rapidly propel ammo into the gun. This allows me to tube feed BB's, even when the gun is inverted. It's also much faster than gravity feed versions."

HowTo: 16,000 Round Airsoft Machine Gun

Kuba_T1000's airsoft minigun holds 16,000 rounds of plastic BBs, fed from an electric ammo pack. Made almost entirely with machined aluminum and powered by high pressure air (or CO2), Kuba's build is appears quite sophisticated, and flawless.

How To: Clean the Springfield Armory XDM 40 handgun

Springfield Armory's XDM 40 is a great handgun, and you're going to learn how to clean it and properly maintain it. In the first video tutorial, see what comes in the box with the Springfield Armory XDM 40 handgun, then learn how to field strip the pistol. The second video goes through the steps of the proper cleaning of the firearm and the third covers reassembling it after cleaning.

How To: Polish the bolt on a bolt action rifle

Polishing the bolt on a bolt action rifle can really dress up the appearance of the firearm. In this video the Founder and CEO of MidwayUSA, Larry Potterfield, polishes the bolt on a Remington 514 to demonstrate the process. He starts by using some abrasive paper backed with a needle file to polish the flat areas. Once they have been brightened up, he polishes the bolt body lengthwise using an art eraser as a backer. Switching to the next highest grit he cross polishes using a shoeshine motio...

How To: Field strip an AMT Backup Sub-Compact pistol

Watch this pistol tutorial on how to field strip your AMT Backup Sub-Compact handgun. This video will teach you the basic way to disassmble and reassemble your AMT Backup firearm. Just remember, weapons are dangerous and should always be treated as a loaded gun, so be careful. Don't bite the bullet.

How To: Repair and crown the muzzle of a rifle barrel

This video provides the information necessary for anyone to recrown the muzzle of their rifle using simple hand tools. Larry Potterfield, CEO and Founder of MidwayUSA, repairs and crowns the muzzle of a Winchester model 60 to demonstrate the process. Start by removing all of the damaged material from the muzzle with a smooth, chalked file. Tool marks are eliminated by polishing with varying grits of sandpaper, using the file as a backer. Once the surface is square and smooth, the crown is cut...

How To: Clean & disassemble a Benelli 12-gauge M1 shotgun

In this video series, our expert Jason Boatwright will teach you how to properly care for and clean your firarms. Jason will show you all the supplies you'll need to clean your Benelli 12g 28" Shotgun. He'll show you how to remove the barrel, the lower receiver, the slide, the forearm, the cap, the stock, the guide rod, trigger assembly, the bolt, and bolt face.

How To: Field strip a Glock 26 pistol

If you're bored of the usual field stripping video tutorials out there on the web, then check out this one that shows you how to field strip the Glock 26, a 9mm sub-compact handgun with standard fixed sights. What's different about this weapons breakdown video? Well, it's animated and fun to watch.

How To: Field strip & disassemble a Ruger p89 9mm gun

In this how to video, you will learn how to field strip a Ruger p89. First, take out the magazine. Next, put the hammer forward. This will not go forward if the magazine is still inside. Push the slide a centimeter back and push the silver button until it comes out. Once this is done, pull the slide forward and take out the spring and barrel. To re-assemble, place the spring back in the barrel. Make sure the circular piece is facing up. Slide it back on and put the silver bar back through. Ma...

How To: Field strip a Kel-Tec P-3AT pistol

This video will teach you how to field strip and reassemble the Kel-Tec P-3AT pistol. This handgun is easy to disassemble, and reassembly is pretty smooth, too. Just treat your firearm with safety in mind. Beware or rounds in the chamber. If you're safe, taking this Kel-Tec weapon apart should be easy and fun.

How To: Lubricate a break open shotgun to reduce wear

Larry Potterfield, CEO and Founder of MidwayUSA, takes you through all of the steps necessary to properly lubricate a break open style shotgun. This technique can be applied to numerous side-by-side, over and under, and single barrel shotguns, delaying the effects of long term wear and use.

How To: Clean a Ruger P95 pistol

This video tutorial will show you how to properly clean the Ruger P95, which is a centerfire semi-automatic pistol made by Sturm, Ruger & Company. In order to clean the handgun, you will need to have a cleaning kit, and you will need to be able to disassemble the firearm. Once your Ruger P95 handgun is field stripped, start cleaning. Get out your old rags, your old toothbrushes, and some oil and you're set for Ruger-good time.

How To: Field strip a Walther P22 pistol

Look at this pistol tutorial video for how to field strip your Walther P22 handgun. Make sure there is no round in the chamber first, because safety is key. See how to disassemble and reassemble the Walther P22 firearm with ease. You can even see how to modify your weapon so you can bypass having to use a assembly rod that comes with the pistol.

How To: Make a compact airsoft gun silencer

If your airsoft gun isn't as quiet as it could be, perhaps it's time to install a silencer. With copper pipe, washers, and a few household tools you can build a sound suppressor for your airsoft gun. This design works best on CO2 powered weapons, but should suit spring-powered ones as well.

How To: Make an airsoft gun silencer out of a spray can bottle

In this video, we learn how to make an airsoft gun silencer out of a spray can bottle. First, you will want to take the bottom off of an empty spray can bottle. After this, make a mold of the can inside of a large piece of foam, then make a hole in the middle of it. After this, drill a hole into the top of the spray bottle and remove the bottom. Now, push the foam piece into the bottom of the spray can bottle and push the bottom back on. To finish, place the hole of the top of the can onto th...

How To: Load and fire a Matchlock Arquebus musket

All of you gun enthusiasts out there, this video will be sure to bring you to your knees... with the firing power of the Matchlock musket! This tutorial will show you how to load and fire a Matchlock Arquebus musket, which is a .75-caliber firearm. This is basically the first gun ever invented, with an actual firing system integrated into it.

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