List of American Guns episodes

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This is the episode list of the reality television series American Guns which airs on Discovery Channel. The series centers on the Wyatt Family at Gunsmoke Guns, located in Wheat Ridge, Colorado which specialize in gun manufacture, trade, customization, and instruction.

Season 1 (October 2011 – December 2011)[edit]

Episode # Title Airdate
101 (1) "Family Arms" October 10, 2011 (2011-10-10)
"Gunsmoke" is a gun shop in Colorado owned by gunsmith Rich Wyatt. His team is challenged to replicate a 19th century "Knuckle Duster" all from a solid block of metal. Renee gives Rich then flies by helicopter to see a rich rancher who wants to sell a lot of guns but who also wants a lot of money for them. Finally, siblings Kurt and Paige Wyatt vie for an AR15 which will go to the one who sells the most guns dollar wise to a group of bikers.
102 (2) "Guts and Glory" October 17, 2011 (2011-10-17)
Renee is about to shut Rich down after a preacher comes into the Gunsmoke shop wanting a custom manufactured revolver and the job goes way over budget. Kurt works extra hard to prove that he deserves a raise.
103 (3) "Hand Cannon/Pink Pistol" October 24, 2011 (2011-10-24)
Renee sells a 1911 semi-automatic handgun to a woman who orders the gun in pink, sending Rich and the team into rebellion over the colour. Rich flies out to meet a man with a giant collection of rifles and hand guns but the owner wants a lot of money and doesn't want to deal. The Gunsmoke gang gets hired, by one of Rich's fireman buddies, to custom create a 12th century era hand cannon. Rich appoints Jon, much to his chagrin, to take lead in the Pink Gun customization, causing the other gunsmiths to poke fun at him. As the hand cannon build goes under way, Rich questions Scott's abilities. Once completed, the gunsmith experiments with the hand cannon which could bring the shop down literally.
104 (4) "Wounded Vet Rifle" October 31, 2011 (2011-10-31)
A military veteran, wounded in war and now with physical limitations, asks Rich to design and build a customized scout rifle with features that will allow him to hunt again. Rich takes Kurt on the sale of classic guns to a firearms investor. The Gunsmoke crew gets into customizing a car in the spirit of James Bond.
105 (5) "Volley Gun/Civil War Trade" November 7, 2011 (2011-11-07)
The team at Gunsmoke get challenged when a order comes in for a 10-barrel, black powder volleygun, while Rich plays hardball with a collector of guns from both World Wars. He then takes a chance in a risky deal involving a rare Henry rifle.
106 (6) "Diamond Anniversary 1911/Shotgun Willy" November 14, 2011 (2011-11-14)
Rich gets to hand deliver an AR-15 to a customer which has been autographed by Oliver North. The shop secretly manufactures a custom 1911 pistol for Renee, covered in diamonds, as an anniversary present. Rich visits a buyer's castle to deliver a custom made shotgun.
107 (7) "Cannon Balls/Olympic Dream Ruger" November 21, 2011 (2011-11-21)
The team at Gunsmoke gets challenged to build a Civil War style cannon, only one that shoots bowling balls; a young hopeful for an Olympic medal has Rich customize a Ruger .22 caliber target pistol; and a wealthy man gives Rich the hard line on what he wants for his prized European guns.
108 (8) "Hell's Angels Luger/D-Day M1 Garand" November 28, 2011 (2011-11-28)
The crew at Gunsmoke is on the clock with a tight deadline to finish modding a long-rifle in time for a hunter to still get his trophy in Alaska. Rich goes after two highly collectible firearms: an M1 Garand that was used in the WWII invasion of Normandy, and a pistol that was featured in the 1930 movie "Hell's Angels" which was produced and directed by Howard Hughes.
109 (9) "Winchester Yellow Boy/Firefighter Thank You" December 12, 2011 (2011-12-12)
Renee and her daughter Paige set out to host a very special event for local firefighters by providing a massive amount of firearms. The crew at Gunsmoke get hired by a man to recreate an authentic reproduction of an 1866 Winchester Yellow Boy rifle.
110 (10) "Custom Barrett/Colt Walker" December 19, 2011 (2011-12-19)
Kurt takes the lead on a client's custom .50-cal rifle (based on a McMillan TAC-50 action). Rich and Bob examine two very rare Colts. The gunsmiths face off against the sales team to see who's the better shot.

Season 2 (April 2012 – September 2012)[edit]

Episode # Title Airdate
201 (11) "Punt Gun/Black Hawk Down 1911" April 25, 2012 (2012-04-25)
The crew builds a large punt gun with an 8 foot long barrel. In the presentation, the customer shoots an RC plane. Rich makes a M1911 pistol for an army veteran. He also swaps pistols for Elvis memorabilia. He calls in some special help to deliver and test a 1911 for an Army 10th Mountain Division veteran.
202 (12) "Zombie Gun/Rocket Launcher" May 2, 2012 (2012-05-02)
Tempers flare at Gunsmoke when gunsmith Scott takes the lead and manages the crew as they build a Zombie Apocalypse gun based on a Henry made Mare's Leg. Rich, Kurt and Paige fly out to a client's home to test fire a Vietnam War-era rocket launcher.
203 (13) "Avalanche Gun/AR-10 Grenade Launcher" May 9, 2012 (2012-05-09)
The Gunsmoke crew, led once again by Scott, builds a massive avalanche-triggering gun with two interchangeable barrels for a 50 caliber and a 20mm bullet. A female shooter orders an AR-10 with a grenade launcher to take back to her women's pistol league.
204 (14) "Axe Mortar Gun/Springfield Trapdoor" May 16, 2012 (2012-05-16)
The Gunsmoke crew creates a historically inspired hybrid: an axe mortar gun. A client gets an extra surprise with his Trapdoor Springfield, a replacement for his lost, childhood gun. The Wyatts fly out to NASCAR driver Regan Smith's home for a gun deal.
205 (15) "Tommy Gun, 20 Pound 50 Cal" May 23, 2012 (2012-05-23)
A customer commissions a custom Tommy gun to be used in his 1920's themed competition shootouts. Meanwhile, an avid hunter requests a lightweight 50 cal.
206 (16) "Nock Gun/Reptile Rifle" June 6, 2012 (2012-06-06)
A Navy Veteran commissions a Nock gun. Meanwhile, a Florida Gator hunter orders a rifle powerful enough to take down alligators. Later, Rich and Kurt meet with a weapons designer to purchase an arsenal of custom, indestructible ARs.
207 (17) "Young Cowboy Action Shooter's Winchester" June 13, 2012 (2012-06-13)
A young, fast Cowboy Action Shooter commissions Gunsmoke to build him a competition Winchester rifle and challenges Jon to a shoot-out. Meanwhile, Paige helps an exotic animal rescuer custom order a S&W MP and takes his project from sale to reveal.
208 (18) "Double Barrel Cannon, His and Hers Revolvers" June 27, 2012 (2012-06-27)
The Gunsmoke team creates a Civil War-style double barrel cannon that is much safer than its failed historic prototype. Rich and Renee help a couple become more comfortable with their matching revolvers. Scott and Brian have a friendly competition.
209 (19) "Lapua Sniper Rifle/Machine Gun Cache" July 11, 2012 (2012-07-11)
The Gunsmoke team prototypes a .338 Lapua Magnum sniper rifle for the local police department and overhaul an heirloom Remington shotgun. Rich and Renee negotiate for and test-fire a cache of different types of machine guns worth $100,000.
210 (20) "Helicopter Machine Gun, BMX Challenge" July 18, 2012 (2012-07-18)
The Gunsmoke team prototypes a new helicopter M-16 machine gun as a new business venture and rebuilds a .44 Magnum for a British ex-pat. A group of professional BMX stunt riders challenge Rich to a wager for some 1911s.
211 (21) "Motorcycle Shotgun" July 25, 2012 (2012-07-25)
The Gunsmoke crew build a special motorcycle shotgun for a retired New York firefighter who served during 9/11. They customize a 1911 for a retired Air Force customer who has less strength in his hand after an accident.
212 (22) "Bull Rider Gun, Texas Ranger Cache" August 1, 2012 (2012-08-01)
The Gunsmoke team builds a pro bull rider a most wearable gun. A teacher orders an M1 Garand to honor his grandfather who fought at Iwo Jima. Rich assesses a cache of Texas Ranger guns and memorabilia worth more than half a million dollars.
213 (23) "Winchester Truck Gun, Ducks Guns" August 8, 2012 (2012-08-08)
The Gunsmoke crew modifies a Winchester into the perfect "truck gun" that is functional with safety features and designs a special scope on a 5.7 FN for a target-shooting competitor. Kurt is under the gun to heavily engrave gun gifts for a charity event.
214 (24) "Wyatt Earp Buntine Special, S&W Pitch" August 22, 2012 (2012-08-22)
An old-timer comes into Gunsmoke looking to get a replica made of a Buntline Special, the same gun used by Wyatt Earp. Then Rich and Renee head off to the Smith & Wesson corporate headquarters to make the biggest deal in Gunsmoke history.
215 (25) "Howdah Pistol; Superbowl Champ Rifle" August 29, 2012 (2012-08-29)
The Gunsmoke crew recreate an 1883 Howdah pistol. Gunsmiths Jon and Doug have a friendly wager — winner presents a Super Bowl champ with his custom rifle. Tempers flare when Kurt announces he wants to leave Gunsmoke to go to engraving school in Italy.
216 (26) "Sturgis S&W; 1898 Krag-Jorgensen" September 5, 2012 (2012-09-05)
The Gunsmoke crew customize an 1898 Krag-Jorgensen rifle. Rich's motorcycle club brother wants a customized Smith & Wesson 686 Plus for the Sturgis rally. Kurt's disagreement with Rich over whether he can leave for engraving school comes to a head.