Tag Archives: homemade weapons

Crudely improvised 9mm submachine gun from Brazil

One of many gifts made by Brazilian Santa Claus and his armorer elves. Specifically designed to be made by 10 year old orphans who lack various limbs and whose minds are permanently clouded by various controlled substances.

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Homemade 9mm submachine gun seized in Minas Gerais, Brazil

A homemade 9mm submachine gun seized from an illicit weapons workshop run by a locksmith in Minas Gerais, Brazil. Unlike similar SMGs the bolt on this example does not wrap around the barrel and is crudely laminated from steel tube, … Continue reading

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Improvised revolver (Papua New Guinea)

An improvised revolver seized after the arrest of several robbery suspects in Papua New Guinea.

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Improvised pistols (Indonesia)

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zip guns confiscated from students in Costa Rica

Improvised firearms fashioned from scrap rebar and elastic bands which were being traded among high school students in San Jose, Costa Rica.

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Street gang weapons (Argentina)

Concealable improvised 12 gauge and .410 shotguns made from standard pipe fittings. The spring loaded strikers made from large bolts are pulled back and released to fire.

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Illicit firearm manufacturing (Minas Gerais, Brazil, 8th Feb)

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