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: 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: 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: 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 Yes, some people will tell you that your SKS is a piece of outdated junk, and that their $2,000 rifle with all its fancy bells and whistles is much better, but just keep in mind that your SKS will still be functioning long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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Disassemble & clean a Bushmaster AR-15

In this two-part video tutorial, learn how to disassemble & clean a Bushmaster AR-15. An AR-15 is a popular semi-automatic rifle with upper & lower receiver assemblies, which are attached with 2 through pins. In this video learn everything you need to know about taking apart and cleaning the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle.

How To: Mount a scope on a 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: 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 velocities and continue bouncing until it sends itself through the barrel. So, watch and learn to see how to make this BB machine gun. You'll need a some PVC caps, drill bits, PVC primer and glue, a blowgun, Teflon tape, ...

How To: Camouflage your airsoft rifle cheaply

In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to camouflage your airsoft rifle cheaply. This specific model of airsoft gun is the AAS400. You can use socks, old t-shirts, your girlfriend's hairbands and whatever else is lying around. There's really nothing to adding camo to your airsoft gun, so see how.

How To: Remove the hammer spur on a revolver

Bobbing or removing the hammer spur on a Smith and Wesson revolver is easy when you have the right tools. In this video, Larry Potterfield, CEO and Founder of MidwayUSA, removes the hammer spur from a S&W model 10 using a Dremel tool and cutoff wheel. Once the spur is removed, the hammer is smoothed up using some files and cloth backed abrasive.

How To: Build the egg gun

Build an egg gun with Loup226's easy tutorial. Make your very own Egg Gun by following these simple steps. Setting up the egg gun is the first step. For the small one, take the adapter and place the egg inside. Release the butane for 20 seconds, and your egg gun is ready. Next is preparing the egg. The trick for launching an egg and not breaking it in the gun is to boil the egg for four minutes and no more. The egg should be looking like that inside. Finally, the first test. Carry out your fi...

How To: Shoot a spring-powered air rifle accurately

Get started in the sport of air rifles, and get started right! In this video from Archer Airguns, learn how to shoot a spring-powered air rifle accurately using the artillery hold. If you feel your air rifle could be more accurate, then listen up... this video will show you how to improve your shooting!

How To: Reassemble 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: Bump fire a semiautomatic AR-15 from the hip

In most states getting a legal fully automatic rifle is impossible, but semiautomatic AR-15's and other rifles are much more readily available. If you're rocking a semi auto AR-15 your best bet for really fast firing is to bump fire it. Bump firing uses the recoil of the gun to pull the trigger, allowing you to shoot at full auto speeds with a legal gun. This video will show you how to do it from the shoulder.

How To: Draw file an octagon gun barrel for bluing

This video teaches the proper technique for draw filing an octagon barrel to prepare it for bluing. Hosted by Larry Potterfield, CEO and Founder of MidwayUSA, each step of the process, from removing dents to final polishing, is covered using a Winchester Model 1890 rifle. The process begins with the removal of dings and dents on the corners of each flat, by peening the areas with a steel punch. Once enough metal has been moved to raise the dent, a flat, smooth file is used to draw file the ar...

How To: Field strip and reassemble the SIG Sauer P228 pistol

Check out this weapon video on how to field strip and reassemble the SIG Sauer P228 pistol. The SIG Sauer P228 is a full-sized 9mm handgun used in most military intelligence operations, and with an endless supply of 9mm ammo, there's no question why it is a choice in special operations, for training and missions.

How To: Make a rubber band gun using only your hand

In this video you learn how to make a rubber band gun with just your hand. You will need your hand and a large rubber band. First, take the rubber band and wrap it around your pinky finger, make sure your pinky finger is facing down wards in your palm. Next, wrap the rubber band around your hand and wrap it on the top of your pointer finger. Making the gun shape with your hand, once you release your pinky finger, the rubber band will shoot off in the direction you are pointing. Be careful wha...

How To: Smooth the single action pull on a revolver

Smoothing the single action trigger pull on a S&W revolver can be a safe and easy job if you have the right tools. Larry Potterfield, CEO and Founder of MidwayUSA, explains the process for smoothing the single action trigger pull on a Smith and Wesson revolver using a Power Custom Sear Stoning Fixture. He begins by disassembling the revolver and removing the trigger. Once the trigger is clamped to the fixture and the unit is adjusted for the proper angle, a fine India stone is used to true of...

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