Category Archives: Single-shot pistols

Improvised 9mm pistol

An improvised 9mm firearm fashioned using parts taken from a captive bolt gun.

DIY break barrel shotgun pistol project

“Another nice project based on the plans of Professor Parabellum. In the short “Combat” variant and embellished with a few accessories ;)”

Improvised pistol made using airgun barrel

An improvised .22lr single shot pistol seized in Brazil. The barrel and front hinging section cut off from an airgun appears to have been utilized.

Home Depot .38 ‘Liberator’

Here is a pistol built by a reader which fires .38spl. Everything used to make this was purchased from Home Depot for under $30. The barrel was even rifled by hand and reportedly shoots accurately.

9mm improvised silenced pistol

An improvised 9mm pistol found with a spare barrel, both with built-in silencers. The barrel screws into a breech made from a hex nut welded to a crude trigger frame. These were handed in to police by an elderly widow in Belarus.