Monthly Archives: April 2017

DIY break barrel shotgun

TFB: “Here is a classic traditional style break barrel 12 gauge shotgun built entirely from scratch using scrap steel plate and tubing which can be found at any decent hardware store.”

9mm submachine made from a paintball gun

A paintball marker adapted into a crude 9mm submachine gun which was seized in Brazil. The frame has been modified to accept a homemade magazine and a bolt and barrel have been roughly cut and drilled from brass bar.

Homemade .410 take-down shotgun

An interesting take-down survival style .410 shotgun with a bayonet type barrel disassembly and rectangular tube stock. Seized in Brazil.

.40 homemade submachine gun seized in Brazil

A homemade submachine gun seized March 31 2017 in Bahia state. Unusually this widely seized black-market SMG is chambered in .40 S&W. The folding stock (usually present) is missing on this example.

Zip gun / improvised pistol

A zip gun whittled from wood and powered by an elastic band. A piece of steel tube such as a car aerial will suffice as a crude .22 barrel.

Improvised semi auto pistol seized in Brazil

A crude example equipped with a suppressor seized during anti-drug operations in March.