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 on your rifle barrel, there's one thing you need to keep in mind—polishing. Before you can fully refinish your gun metal, it's important that you polish the surface before actually bluing.

How To: Clean a Ruger M77 bolt-action rifle

In this official video tutorial from Ruger Firearms, we learn how to clean a Ruger M77 Hawkeye bolt-action rifle. For more information, including a complete demonstration, and detailed, step-by-step instructions, as well as to get started cleaning your own M77 Hawkeye, watch this gun owner's guide.

How To: Field Strip, Disassemble, Reassemble, Clean & Maintain a Military-Issued M4 Carbine Rifle

At home, owning a rifle is either for sport or fanaticism.  Having an M4 Carbine, however, is illegal.  Only government agencies can own and use the Colt M4 Carbine, most notably— the U.S. Military.  And for a soldier, that rifle means life or death, so it’s the number one concern for soldiers serving in Iraq or Afghanistan today.  For a soldier, cleaning and maintaining their issued weapon is always priority, because an unclean rifle can resort in jams, misfires, and other malfunctions.

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: 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: 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 roll. This slingshot weapon is strong enough to fire through cans of soda!

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 $2,000 rifle with all its fancy bells and whistles is much better, but just keep in mind that your SKS will still be functioning long after that fancy rifle has been thrown in the scrap heap. If properly maintained, an SK...

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 of the firearm, like the receiver, the slide, the barrel chamber, the recoil spring, and all of the other gun parts. Take it apart and assemble it back together. This girl will tell you all about the Glock 26 handgun.

How To: Disassemble the KWA Glock 18C airsoft pistol

The KWA Glock 18C is a gas powered automatic airsoft pistol. If you own a KWA G18C gun, one day it might be handy to know how to disassemble and reassemble the airsoft weapon. Learn the names to all of the Glock 18C parts, like the blowback chamber. If you need to take apart and put back together a KWA Glock 18C, this is the video tutorial for you.

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: Make your compressed air tennis ball cannon better

Systm is the Do-It-Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. They will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. In this DIY episode, see how to build a compressed air tennis ball cannon.

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 lengthy ribbon around the shirt that measures a few feet in length and about 1.5 inches wide, you are nearly ready to wrap it around your gun. Although not necessary, it will benefit you to roll up the length of cloth. You ...

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 reassemble the firearm.

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 follow along and you'll be fine.

How To: Make an airsoft gun holster

Adrenaline0 Studios shows the ins and outs of making a quality airsoft gun holster from everyday household items. Begin by tightly wrapping a piece of printer paper around the stock of the airsoft gun. Once you have achieved a fairly tight wrap, use scotch tape to secure the sides and fold the excess paper over so the holster fits the entire length of the stock. After you have taped this fold in place, then you will need to attach it to the garment that you will be wearing during your air sof...

How To: Reassemble your Ruger No. 1 Single Shot 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 don't let those other firearms manufacturers fool you. Learn from the professionals, learn from Ruger in this weapons video tutorial.

How To: Make AK-Builder rivets look like Bulgarian Rivets

Check out this instructional weapons video that demonstrates how to make AK-Builder rivets look like Bulgarian Rivets. Following the original pattern, it came out looking pretty close. So just follow the step by step instructions outlined in this rifle tutorial to learn how to do just that. Make your AK-Builder rivets look like Bulgarian Rivets and continue to build your own AK rifle.

How To: Build a cheap and easy spud gun

Make a spud gun! Yes, we're talking about potatoes launchers here, and this video will show you how to build a cheap and easy spud gun, otherwise known as the spud cannon, potato cannon, potato launcher, spud launcher, potato gun, etc. etc.

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: Make a 20mW Green Laser Airsoft Gun Sight

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a 20mW green laser Air soft gun sight. The battery of the laser goes in the positive side, facing the tail cap. The switch can be put anywhere on the gun where it is most comfortable for you. The laser should come with an Allen wrench for quickly mounting it to the gun. Fine adjustments when sighting in are controlled by a knob for distance and a knob for elevation. To aim, just power up the laser and point it at the target. This video will be...

How To: Use the M9 9mm automatic pistol correctly

This highly effective video was produced by the US Army as an instructional aid, demonstrating the safe use of the M9 9mm Automatic Pistol. The video may be helpful to those using firearms in their work, or those who may encounter firearms and need the knowledge of safe handling of these weapons. Watch it if you were ever in the military and want to bring back fond memories.

How To: Inspect a side-by-side shotgun for a loose rib

A loose rib on a side-by-side shotgun is easy to spot if you know how to look. In this video Larry Potterfield, CEO and Founder of MidwayUSA, explains the process for inspecting the barrels of a double barrel shotgun when looking for a loose rib. Most loose ribs can be identified using a simple inspection process, as many loose ribs are visible to the naked eye. A surefire way however is to hold the barrels by the hook and lightly tap them using a brass hammer. If this rib joint is solid the ...

How To: Make a potato gun for cheap

VB12 Productions have put together what they think is the cheapest way to make a potato gun. They give you a list of everything you will need as well as the lengths of piping you will need to ensure that you have. The assembly is done outside. You will want to make sure that you have a safe place to build your launcher. Always make sure that there is no water around while working with live electrical components. They demonstrate how the potato gun works by launching the potato into the forest.

How To: Dissassemble a FAL

This is how you take apart a FAL automatic rifle. A basic field strip along with the upper receiver is covered as well as how to disassemble the lower receiver of a FAL.

How To: Make a CD gun

Check out this instructional video on how to make a CD gun. This tutorial consists of steps which include pictures and an instructional video. Feel free to pause for each step. You will need the following supplies: pencil, binder clip, tape, 2 rubber bands, and a CD case. Make your own CD gun with this fun how-to video!

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