Category Archives: Shotguns

Thai made 12 gauge pistol

A 12 gauge shotgun pistol design locally made by illicit gunsmiths in Thailand. This model was also commonly made in The Philippines though was eventually sidelined with the availability of cheap automatic pistol copies. Advertisements

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An improvised pipe shotgun

An example of a criminally used improvised 12 gauge pipe shotgun. The front tube houses the barrel while the rear tube contains a spring and a striker which is pulled to the rear and released to fire. A bolt attached … Continue reading

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Pump action revolver shotgun

A 12 gauge revolver type shotgun seized by police in Brazil which presumably cams the cylinder and cocks the hammer with the backward motion on the forearm.

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Improvised 12 gauge shotgun pistols

Typical criminally made weapons seized in Brazil.  

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12 gauge bullpup slam action shotgun

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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.

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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.”

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