Below are a large variety of locally produced self-loading pistols seized across The People’s Republic of China and Taiwan. Many are produced by illicit gunsmiths in rural villages inside Guizhou province.
Illicit production in process:
A Handmade Glock look-alike pistol , it’s lower suspected to be molded from sawdust mixed with epoxy to form a crude composite over a skeleton frame. Rather than having a spring loaded pin, it utilizes a small concealed hammer. Chambered in 9 x18 Makarov.
A couple of hobbyist made examples from the USA:
Bill Holmes homework shop pistol design.
Designs based on the Expedient Homemade Firearms series of manuals by P.A Luty.
.22lr machine pistols:
M11 type copies:
The Sub Machine Gun from Home workshop Guns for Defence And Resistence by Bill Holmes:
Examples manufactured locally for guerrilla fighters during the Vietnam war: