Tag Archives: Brazil

Seven homemade machine pistols seized (Belo Horizonte, Brazil)

Seven compact homemade .380 submachine guns all found in a sack which was recovered after the pursuit of a suspect in a neighborhood in west Belo Horizonte on 14/5/19.

Favela blaster

Hinged double barrel pistol chambered in .410. The handle looks to be from a pressure washer or similar.

12 gauge sledge hammer

A sledge hammer in the van or in the yard will evoke little suspicion. Flip the handle around, swap the shell from one end to the other and with these example you have a fully functioning 12 gauge shotgun.

Improvised slam shotgun (Brazil)

A homemade 12 gauge slam type shotgun with the addition of a captive ‘pump’ barrel and loading window cut into the outer pipe.

Box Tube Macs

Two homemade SMGs seized in Nova Santa Rita, Brazil in March. The gun on the right appears very similar to the gun detailed in the Box Tube MAC-11 plans.