3D printed .22lr 1911 (with printed slide)

A 3D printable .22lr 1911 currently being developed which uses a printed frame as well as a printed slide combined with DIY parts which has been reportedly holding up well during testing.

The barrel is also printed with a steel tube lining and will eventually include a printed magazine.

The folly of gun control in Brazil

The local gang armorers are pumping these things out in ever increasing numbers from a few dollars worth of scrap pipe and the authorities are helpless to stop it.

Filipino craft made 12 gauge pistol

A locally made 12 gauge pistol or ‘paltik’ handed in to police in January. These are very popular underground firearms in the region but pack a ridiculous kick.

Vietcong made Square Sten copy

A Vietnam war bring-back sten gun copy made from square tubing. Sadly on this example the receiver is cut into several pieces but some nice details of the bolt’s fabrication can be seen.