NRA Gun Gurus, Jim Supica and Phil Schreier, bring over a half century of experience in firearm history. Together they travel across the country, making stops at the NRA National Firearms Museum and the NRA National Sporting Arms Museum at Bass Pro Shops in Springfield, MO, meeting everyday people who discover whether their old firearm is worth much more than they had imagined or only has sentimental value.
About the Hosts
Jim Supica, NRA
Prior to taking on oversight of the NRA Museums, Jim was an antique gun dealer, peddling old iron through his mail order catalog, website and auction business. He served eight years on the NRA Board of Directors, including stints as chairman of the Publications Policy Committee and Vice Chairman of the Gun Collectors Committee. He is also the author or co-author of six books on firearms. Read Full Bio
Phil Schreier, NRA Museums
A 6th generation native Washingtonian, Phil has been at the NRA Museums for more than 21 years. Phil appears regularly on NRA News, American Rifleman television, the History Channel, A&E and a host of other cable shows with firearms related programming. He also has written dozens of articles on firearms and military-related themes for American Rifleman, Guns & Ammo and numerous other titles. Read Full Bio
Episode 1: "Starting With a Bang!" (air date: April 2, 2014 7 PM EST)
America's most famous firearms experts are back! NRA Gun Gurus Phil Schreier and Jim Supica are traveling the country to find and hear the stories behind some of the most unique and valuable firearms.. This week we'll hear about a Texas Ranger's historical Colt, a beautiful American Long Rifle found in a trashcan, and a Smith & Wesson .44 worth over $100,000!