Monthly Archives: December 2016

Zip gun seized in NSW, Australia

A simple .22lr zip gun made from a cheap automatic center-punch tool seized in New South Wales, Australia.  

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Vietnamese women accidentally kills man with homemade gun

Earlier this year a 25 year old women in Ho Chi Minh City accidentally shot a man through the eye while demonstrating a zip gun before going on the run. The victim was hospitalized but later died of his injuries. … Continue reading

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Homemade pistol seized in Bizana, South Africa

“#sapsEC Mthatha #K9Unit & CIG arrested 2 suspects for possession of unlicensed firearms & ammo in Bizana. Homemade gun seized.” SA Police Service

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Homemade 9mm pistol

Here is work-in-progress on an entirely scratch-built SMG type 9mm pistol which takes Suomi magazines (Thanks Mike).

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.22 caliber machine pistol (Philippines)

A locally made .22lr machine pistol fitted with what looks to be 1911 pattern grips. Also pictured is a high quality Colt 1911 pistol copy.

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Knuckle duster zip gun murder weapon

A crude handcrafted .38 cal zip gun which also doubles as a knuckle duster. It was used to murder a business owner during a delivery in Brazil in September 2016. The suspect claimed he learned how to construct the gun … Continue reading

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Homemade pipe shotgun seized in Italy

A striker fired homemade shotgun seized by Italian police in July.

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