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The Weapon Hunter: Iwo Jima Franken-gun

Full Episode | 46:00

Host Paul Shull is looking to resurrect a gun that no longer exists. It was called the Stinger, a unique World War II machine gun. To build it, he must not only track down the rare parts he needs, but convince their owners to part with them forever.

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Host Paul Shull is looking to resurrect a gun that no longer exists. In fact, it's a weapon so rare, only six have ever been built. It was called the Stinger, a one-of-a-kind World War II machine gun made by U.S. Marines from the guts of different weapons. This "Frankengun" took on legendary status in the Pacific theater, and Paul is determined to see it come back to life. But in order to build the seventh Stinger, he must not only track down the rare parts he needs, he must convince their owners to part with them forever.

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