Hickok45 is a shooting channel where retired English teacher and host Greg Kinman, or Hickok45, and his son John, view and operate firearms down at his "compound" shooting range. His shooting videos are intended to be informational, and a demonstration and operation of the featured firearm. His channel is growing substantially and he currently has over 2.7 million subscribers. Videos usually include a field strip of the firearm and a short history lesson.
Hickok45 joined YouTube on January 6, 2007 and has been making shooting videos ever since. His son John generally is the one holding the camera and their "compound" is located in Tennessee.
In October 2010, a video of him shooting pumpkin to form a face with the bullet holes was featured on Fox News.
In his "FAQ - 5" video, he states that he does not have military experience, and was a reserve deputy in his county of residence for 10 years. He also alludes to his past as a competitive shooter in several videos.
January 6, 2016, the same day as the channel's creation, it was temporarily terminated by youtube, as it apparently did not fit "Community Guidelines" The channel was unsuspended shortly after.