Originally a long gun locally produced for hunters, It has been modified or ‘sawn off’ into a pistol which was used in a bank robbery. A large extension spring powers the hammer which is part of a typical simple exterior lock set up. A toy cap would typically be used to prime the nipple combined, the propellant usually being black powder taken from fireworks.
A customized homemade submachine gun, decked out with AR furniture and finished in a Choc Chip paint job which was seized by police in the Brazilian municipality of Espirito Santo. It was apprehended after traffickers from the neighborhoods of Vila Velha and Cariacica fled who were planning to attack a rival group in the area. ‘B.A.M’ is likely the name of the gang it belonged to.
A handmade integrally suppressed bolt action pistol which appears heavily based on the British Welrod. It appears to make use of a factory made magazine and appears to be chambered for .380 ACP. Seized by Aichi / Gifu prefectural police in October 2007.
“Police recovered what appeared to be a homemade hand gun which Manitoba First Nations Police say the suspect pulled from the waist band of his pants. Police say a 25-year-old male is in custody and has been charged with possession of a weapon dangerous to the public, resisting arrest, failing to comply with court order and possession of a controlled substance.”
Someone actually kept this thing down their pants.
A Glock 17 assembled using a 3D printed lower receiver and magazine developed by Deterrence Dispensed. Both are printed in PLA and can be made using a $200 printer. According to the designer, IvanTheTroll, the magazine has undergone firing over 400 rounds without any issues.