Expedient .380 SMG

A submission from a reader. PA Luty’s .380 machine pistol built to the plans with modern modifications including a barrel which was rifled using the ECM method as well as 3D printed sights.


.32 Sheet Metal Pistol (Brazil, 11/28)

A .32 version of the DIY Sheet Metal Pistol with an extended magazine seized in Arapiraca, Brazil last month.

Plastic Defence – Illegal 3D Printed Guns in Europe (Documentary)

PLASTIC DEFENCE is a documentary about illegal 3D printed firearms in Europe and the decentralised network behind them. These guns are robust, they don’t blow up in your hands, and they’re untraceable. What’s more, they’re being made in people’s bedrooms.”

Shotguns Available From Hardware Stores

The world’s simplest and cheapest 12 gauge shotgun which consists of two pieces of thick gas or scaffolding pipe with a nail fixed to the rear.

When encountering such firearms examiners must be especially careful to ensure no round is present in the chamber avoiding any rearward movement of the barrel before further handling.