American Guns 2012 Season Finale, Family Tensions, 19th Century Guns, Motorcycles

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USA –-( The second season of AMERICAN GUNS wraps up tonight with an all new episode full of rising family tensions, 19th century gun modifications, and cross-country motorcycle trips.

Given the nature of his business, it’s no surprise that Gunsmoke owner Rich Wyatt prefers to conduct his meetings in a shooting range. In this week’s exclusive clip, watch as Rich test fires a convertible 308 while discussing business with weapons manufacturer John Paul of JP rifles.

Gunsmoke’s first customer is Shane, a police martial arts trainer who used to work with Rich. Shane is looking to sporterize his grandfather’s Krag Jorgensen rifle, a gun dating back to 1898. Rich warns Shane that the modifications, which include cutting down the stock and barrel, will decrease the rifle’s monetary value, but Shane holds that the changes he requested were his grandfather’s wishes, and thus means more to him than the amount of money he’d receive by selling the gun.

Next, a member of Rich’s motorcycle club, the Ugly Brothers, comes to Gunsmoke looking to buy a handgun. “Ugly Tom,” as he’s known within the club, wants a custom .44 Magnum, but he’s on a strict timeline – he needs the gun in time for the following week’s massive motorcycle gathering in South Dakota called Sturgis. Despite the time constraints, Rich agrees to expedite the gun’s modifications and promises to personally deliver the gun to Ugly Tom at Sturgis in a week.

As the season comes to a close, the conflict between Rich and his son Kurt heats up. Kurt wants to move to Italy for a year to study engraving, but Rich feels that Kurt is needed more at home in Colorado to help run the business. Will Kurt and Rich be able to reach a compromise?

AMERICAN GUNS follows Rich Wyatt and his wife Renee, who own Gunsmoke – located outside Denver, Colorado. They buy, sell and trade guns – from hand canons to hunting rifles. And if you don’t see what you want, they’ll build one for you from nothing more than a block of metal.

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