Monthly Archives: February 2017

.22lr improvised firearm / zip gun

zipgun0563improgunsA crude .22lr single-shot firearm made from an air gun barrel and a cupboard hinge.

Homemade 9mm submachine gun seized in Minas Gerais, Brazil

homemadesmg001homemadesmg002homemadesmg003A homemade 9mm submachine gun seized from an illicit weapons workshop run by a locksmith in Minas Gerais, Brazil. Unlike similar SMGs the bolt on this example does not wrap around the barrel and is crudely laminated from steel tube, having a large stud for a firing pin.

Improvised revolver (Papua New Guinea)

improvised-revolverAn improvised revolver seized after the arrest of several robbery suspects in Papua New Guinea.