Tag Archives: Australia

Homemade MAC-11 copies seized in Queensland, Australia

The two homemade machine pistols above were seized by Queensland Police on May 23rd. Looking closely they appear to have been made using the widely circulated Box Tube MAC-11 plans.

“Detectives from the Gold Coast CIB have charged a 42-year-old man with drug and weapons offences following a search at a residence at Currumbin Waters last Thursday May 23.

Around 3.20pm police executed a search warrant at a Tierney Drive house where it is alleged officers located a quantity of a quantity of dangerous drugs including LSD, methylamphetamines (ICE), hashish, cannabis and other drug paraphernalia.

It will also be alleged police located a revolver handgun, ammunition and two handmade automatic weapons during the search.

A 42-year-old man from Currumbin Waters was charged with three counts of possession of a dangerous drug, three counts of unlawful possession of a weapon, and a count each of unlawful manufacturing weapons, unlawful possession of drug utensils, possession of things suspected of being used in a crime and unlawful possession of explosives (ammunition).” Queensland Police

Four handmade revolvers (Australia)

Four illegal handmade .38 revolvers seized by Queenland police in October 2016. Similar revolvers were previously documented here, here and here.

Silenced Owen SMG copy

A silenced copy of the Australian Owen 9mm submachine gun made using some original parts with a shorter receiver and the magazine position switched to below. Three copies were seized along with parts to make six more during a raid on an underground weapon workshop in Melbourne in 2004.

Homemade submachine guns seized in Sydney, Australia

A search of a storage facility connected to motorcycle a gang in Waterloo, Sydney last Thursday uncovered drugs, $2.75 million in cash as well as four homemade submachine guns which are pictured above.

Two men are due in court following the seizure of $2.75 million in cash, 13 firearms and illicit drugs. Officers with Strike Force Raptor and the Drug and Firearms Squad searched a storage facility at Waterloo, where drugs, guns and cash were allegedly discovered.

Homemade double barrel derringer seized by Australian police

Police in South Australia seized this homemade .22 ‘flip-barrel’ Over/Under derringer during a raid on a home in Whyalla Stuart yesterday. Two men aged 19 and 18 years old were arrested.

Australian police seize homemade semi-automatic handgun

A semi-automatic handgun constructed from sheet metal seized during raids on properties across the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales, Australia.