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‘AMT Miami USA MAC-11’

An illict workshop made submachine gun seized in high numbers across multiple states in Brazil. Due to the bolt not wrapping around the barrel most of the weight is focused at the rear, with excessive muzzle-rise to be expected. In … Continue reading

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Two types of improvised pistol design

Two types of simple homemade open-bolt pistol designs chambered in .22lr. Those pictured in the first example have a conventional trigger while the examples in the second picture are fired by flicking the cocking handle free of a slot holding … Continue reading

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Philip Luty’s submachine gun – Forgotten Weapons

Courtesy of ARES and Ian McCollum, here’s a look at the original 9mm submachine gun made by Philip Luty, two examples of which are kept at the National Firearms Centre in Leeds, UK.  Construction of one of the actual SMGs … Continue reading

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.22lr machine pistol

Locally made design seized in Queretaro, Mexico.

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Homemade SMG with paintball gun trigger

A homemade submachine gun which uses a trigger unit taken from a paintball gun to allow for much more useful single shot capability. Seized in Brazil in February.

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Kids test firing homemade submachine gun (Video)

A video found on a phone belonging to one of two suspects arrested by Brazilian police while operating an illicit gun workshop. An example clearly demonstrating the fact that guns will always be available, especially where there is a profit … Continue reading

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Robbery weapons (Minas Gerais, Brazil)

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