Tag Archives: Desi Katta


Indian Katta pistol

A common type of rudimentary pistol produced locally, usually chambered for .315 rifle cartridges.

Illegal arms factory busted in Kolkata India

A backyard illegal arms workshop producing .32 semi-automatic pistols busted in Tiljala. 8 pistols, 50 rds of ammunition, 16 magazines, machines tools recovered. Four suspects arrested. (Kolkata police)


DIY break barrel shotgun

TFB: “Here is a classic traditional style break barrel 12 gauge shotgun built entirely from scratch using scrap steel plate and tubing which can be found at any decent hardware store.”


Indian Wrist Breaker

67457india.315 bore pistol made locally.


.22lr revolver made in India

A crude locally made revolver chambered in .22lr of a type widely seized in India.



Homemade pistols and ammunition (India)

06-02-16 Dhing- TUNFA locally made automatic pistol along with a pair of homemade pistols seized in India. The later appear to use improvised ammunition made from steel tube coupled with circlips and seated with very nasty looking steel projectiles.