Two homebuilt revolvers

Here are photos sent in of a pair of homemade revolvers built from the Professor Parabellum DIY .22 Revolver plans.

The version below is chambered in .22lr. A flip down side loading gate was added to the design as an improvement.

Main components shown before final fit & finish:

.22lr cylinder (left) and percussion cylinder (right).

The second gun is a ‘cap & ball’ version of the first which is chambered in .25. It was built as an exercise in demonstrating that a viable firearm can be produced without relying on any firearm components. Staying with the makeshift theme, plastic toy caps are used in place of regular percussion caps in combination with homemade gunpowder. Apparently this version shot accurately despite being smoothbore.

Homemade .22lr submachine gun seized

An 18 year old was arrested by members of the Municipal Police in Irapuato, Mexico and was found to be carrying this makeshift .22lr SMG. This example sports a collapsible wire stock.

TacticalPay Radio Launch

TacticalPay Radio is a newly launched podcast show for firearms industry professionals. If you are interested in hearing interviews and discussion on a wide range of firearms related topics and industry news with gun store owners, manufacturers, entrepreneurs and others working within the community it is highly recommended checking out.

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Episode 1 – Jeff Bloovman from Armed Dynamics
Episode 2 – Jacob Motley from Tactical Payments
Episode 3 – Guest: Sam Paredes from Gun Owners of California