Next Episode of The Weapon Hunter is
Season 2 / Episode 3 and airs on 27 February 2017 02:00
A shootout between five WWII sniper rifles and two Civil War cannons. A massive rebuild of a tank destroyer and the fierce Quad 50 mobile machine gun. An epic cross-continent hunt for an ultra-rare rifle and an operational flamethrower. Military history buff Paul Shull is on a mission to touch, hold, and fire some of the greatest pieces of weaponry on the planet. Get an up-close look at some of the most iconic weapons of the last 150 years and witness the awesome firepower they still have on The Weapon Hunter.
It's fast, ferocious, powerful, and ultra-rare. The mobile machine gun called the Quad 50 was one of the most punishing weapons of World War II, but it's rarely seen today. Host Paul Shull accepts the challenge to bring one back to life, but it may prove to be his toughest rebuild yet. Join him as he travels across North America, gathering rare parts and meeting an incredible bunch of collectors and gunsmiths to resurrect "The Meat Chopper."
The flamethrower is one of the most terrifying weapons in existence, capable of launching a 2,200-degree wall of fire over 100 feet. The U.S. military stopped using them in 1978, and today only a few remain, and even fewer can safely be fired. If host Paul Shull finds one, will he properly use it? Follow him as he calls upon the world's leading flamethrower experts on what could be his most dangerous quest ever. Then watch as he gets a firsthand lesson in how to fire the devastating machine that helped turn the tide of World War II.
Paul is on a mission to rebuild a rare vehicle from the Vietnam War known as a gun truck. Gun trucks played a vital role in the Vietnam War, escorting supply convoys through regions most likely to come under attack. As critical as these armor-plated giants were, few people know about these amazing vehicles and the people that operated them. Join host Paul Shull as he heads to Rogersville, Tennessee, to help Vietnam vet Sammy Seay rebuild a gun truck nicknamed the "Proud American." Sammy puts the truck, and Paul, to the test, in a staged ambush that will reveal just how tough the machines were, as well as the men who rode them.
Paul Shull (Host)
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