Category Archives: Single-shot pistols

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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Homemade pistol seized in Bizana, South Africa

“#sapsEC Mthatha #K9Unit & CIG arrested 2 suspects for possession of unlicensed firearms & ammo in Bizana. Homemade gun seized.” SA Police Service

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Homemade pistols and ammunition (India)

A locally made automatic pistol along with a pair of homemade pistols seized in India. The later appear to use improvised ammunition made from steel tube coupled with circlips and seated with very nasty looking steel projectiles.

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