Category Archives: Submachine guns

‘AMT Miami USA MAC-11’

An illict workshop made submachine gun seized in high numbers across multiple states in Brazil. Due to the bolt not wrapping around the barrel most of the weight is focused at the rear, with excessive muzzle-rise to be expected. In … Continue reading

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Philip Luty’s submachine gun – Forgotten Weapons

Courtesy of ARES and Ian McCollum, here’s a look at the original 9mm submachine gun made by Philip Luty, two examples of which are kept at the National Firearms Centre in Leeds, UK.  Construction of one of the actual SMGs … Continue reading

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.22lr machine pistol

Locally made design seized in Queretaro, Mexico.

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Square tube submachine gun (Brazil)

A model documented previously.

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Homemade SMG with silencer (Ukraine)

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Submachine gun workshop bust in Santa Catarina, Brazil

A workshop which produced 9mm submachine guns as well as presses used for production of ecstasy tablets raided in Sanata Catarina in June. Each weapon was sold on to criminal contacts for between 12 to 13,000 BRL ($4000 USD). The … Continue reading

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.380 SMG from Brazil

A fairly unique submachine gun seized last month which is chambered in .380 ACP, the same model having been seized on a number of occasions by police in Minas Gerais. It is constructed from bolted together sheet metal plates and … Continue reading

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