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.38 cal revolver (Brazil)

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Homemade .410 take-down shotgun

An interesting take-down survival style .410 shotgun with a bayonet type barrel disassembly and rectangular tube stock. Seized in Brazil.

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.40 homemade submachine gun seized in Brazil

A homemade submachine gun seized March 31 2017 in Bahia state. Unusually this widely seized black-market SMG is chambered in .40 S&W. The folding stock (usually present) is missing on this example.

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Improvised 12 gauge break barrel shotgun

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Zip gun / improvised pistol

A zip gun whittled from wood and powered by an elastic band. A piece of steel tube such as a car aerial will suffice as a crude .22 barrel.

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Improvised semi auto pistol seized in Brazil

A crude example equipped with a suppressor seized during anti-drug operations in March.

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Illicit submachine gun production in Sao Paulo, Brazil

After an anonymous tip off, police arrested a man in San Jose de Campos earlier this month suspected of manufacturing and selling firearms. At least ten homemade submachine guns had been produced by him, two of the models being previously … Continue reading

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