Tag Archives: homemade pistols

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.” Advertisements

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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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Homemade automatic pistol seized (Brazil)

A crude homemade automatic pistol seized by Federal Police in Brazil last week. The magazine follower appears to be made out of wood.

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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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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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Australian police seize homemade semi-automatic handgun

A semi-automatic handgun constructed from sheet metal seized during raids on properties across the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales, Australia.

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