Monthly Archives: May 2017

Homemade SMG with paintball gun trigger

A homemade submachine gun which uses a trigger unit taken from a paintball gun to allow for much more useful single shot capability. Seized in Brazil in February.

Kids test firing homemade submachine gun (Video)

A video found on a phone belonging to one of two suspects arrested by Brazilian police while operating an illicit gun workshop. An example clearly demonstrating the fact that guns will always be available, especially where there is a profit to be made.

Australian police seize homemade semi-automatic handgun

A semi-automatic handgun constructed from sheet metal seized during raids on properties across the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales, Australia.

Coat hanger & elastic band special

“Walmer Detective arrested a suspect on 05/04 who was wanted for house robbery. Homemade gun & 13 rounds of ammo seized.” SA Police

Homemade .357 revolver seized in Queensland, Australia

A loaded .357 magnum revolver found by police at a property in Queensland, which appears very similar to several others recently seized.

Homemade submachine gun – Minas Gerais, Brazil

Seized Wednesday (10th May) in Divinopolis, Minas Gerais. Example includes a tubular receiver with perforated barrel shroud portion and a skeletonized grip. An optical sight appears to be detached from the weapon.

12 gauge plumbing fitting shotguns

Improvised shotgun pistols made from threaded nipples and couplings. Both are fired by pulling back and releasing the large spring loaded bolt at the rear.