Monthly Archives: December 2016

Zip gun seized in NSW, Australia

centerpunchzipgun1centerpunchzipgun2A simple .22lr zip gun made from a cheap automatic center-punch tool seized in New South Wales, Australia.


Vietnamese women accidentally kills man with homemade gun

homemade-pen-gunEarlier 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.


Homemade pistol seized in Bizana, South Africa

cyrcv8dweaax_d3“#sapsEC Mthatha #K9Unit & CIG arrested 2 suspects for possession of unlicensed firearms & ammo in Bizana. Homemade gun seized.” SA Police Service

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)

22smg3566899922smg678362A locally made .22lr machine pistol fitted with what looks to be 1911 pattern grips. Also pictured is a high quality Colt 1911 pistol copy.

Knuckle duster zip gun murder weapon

knuckledustergunA 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 while in prison.


Homemade pipe shotgun seized in Italy

pipeshotgun001A striker fired homemade shotgun seized by Italian police in July.