By Will Hayden
Sons of Guns is the authentic tie-in to Discovery's hit express starring Will Hayden, founder and proprietor of pink Jacket Firearms, the Louisiana-based relations enterprise which has been referred to as the nation's most original customized guns shop.
With attribute down-home wit and knowledge, Hayden tells the tales in the back of the superior episodes of the convey. He talks approximately his all-time favourite guns, what it takes to switch an ordinary, run-of-the-mill rifle right into a world-class murals, weapons in the United States (their development, their heritage, and utilizing them responsibly), and the rigors and tribulations of making a profitable family-owned firearms business.
If there is something fogeys from Louisiana can do, says Hayden, it truly is inform a hell of a narrative. Sons of Guns is the following neatest thing to sitting round the campfire with Hayden and his workforce, hearing him recount his favorites.
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