Tag Archives: homemade firearms

Eight homemade submachine guns seized

Eight homemade submachine guns seized by police from a suspected drug dealer’s residence in Minas Gerais, Brazil. These are almost certainly a batch fresh off the press from an illicit factory and intended for distribution. Advertisements

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DIY homebuilt revolver

“Friend of mine is working on this, it’s made from the Professor Parabellum .22 plans but he’s modified it to .25 percussion. Barrel is threaded for the silencer. Still not quite finished but apparently it has been fired.”

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Thai made 12 gauge pistol

A 12 gauge shotgun pistol design locally made by illicit gunsmiths in Thailand. This model was also commonly made in The Philippines though was eventually sidelined with the availability of cheap automatic pistol copies.

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Homemade pistol (Colombia)

A homemade pistol with two rotating chambers, styled similar to a revolver. Seized in Colombia.

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Gang weapons seized, Brazil (29/09/2017)

A number of homemade and modified weapons seized by Minas Gerais police from the vehicle of a gang who attempted to blow up an ATM machine last Friday.

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Handmade automatic pistol seized (China)

An illicitly manufactured automatic pistol seized in mainland China. Such pistols are often hand manufactured in rural basements to be sold on to gun runners who turn huge profits selling to buyers in coastal cities.

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An improvised pipe shotgun

An example of a criminally used improvised 12 gauge pipe shotgun. The front tube houses the barrel while the rear tube contains a spring and a striker which is pulled to the rear and released to fire. A bolt attached … Continue reading

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