Tag Archives: DIY

Homemade MAC-11 copy (Sao Paulo, Brazil)

A homemade copy of the MAC-11 seized on Monday by police in Sorocaba, Sao Paulo. On this example an original factory-made barrel has possibly been used.

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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.

Homemade MAC-10 seized in Queensland, Australia

“Police raided a house in the Toowoomba suburb of Harristown on Thursday and found a shipping container with a large range of equipment inside. Officers said they discovered manufactured weapon components, tools such as a drill press, grinders and welders, drawings, templates and a computer with manufacturing instructions. Police said a quantity of methylamphetamine and smoking utensils were also found. ABC

 

Improvised 9mm pistol

An improvised 9mm firearm fashioned using parts taken from a captive bolt gun.

Drug dealer’s improvised submachine gun

A widely copied model very similar to those produced in an underground workshop raided in 2016, though appearing to be of better quality than most other examples from this increasingly widespread ‘family’. Typically seen are parts such as the barrel, bolt and trigger being made from easily work-able brass allowing manufacture with minimal tools and skill. This example, chambered in .380 ACP was seized following the pursuit of a suspected drug dealer in Minas Gerais earlier this month.

DIY break barrel shotgun pistol project

“Another nice project based on the plans of Professor Parabellum. In the short “Combat” variant and embellished with a few accessories ;)”