Category Archives: Single-shot pistols

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.

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.410 Over & Under Shotgun Pistol

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Improvised double barrel pistol (Brazil)

A .22 caliber double barrel pistol seized in Santa Maria.

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Improvised pistols (Indonesia)

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Indian Wrist Breaker

.315 bore pistol made locally.

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Homemade .38 pistol seized in Brazil

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Door Hinge Derringer

A single shot zip gun made using a door hinge, some scrap plywood and some nuts & bolts.  

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