Tag Archives: homemade weapons

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. Advertisements

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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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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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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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Square tube submachine gun (Brazil)

A model documented previously.

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Improvised 12 gauge shotgun pistols

Typical criminally made weapons seized in Brazil.  

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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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