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Cobbled-together .22lr machine pistol

Seized in Mexico.

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9mm submachine made from a paintball gun

A paintball marker adapted into a crude 9mm submachine gun which was seized in Brazil. The frame has been modified to accept a homemade magazine and a bolt and barrel have been roughly cut and drilled from brass bar.

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Homemade .410 take-down shotgun

An interesting take-down survival style .410 shotgun with a bayonet type barrel disassembly and rectangular tube stock. Seized in Brazil.

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.40 homemade submachine gun seized in Brazil

A homemade submachine gun seized March 31 2017 in Bahia state. Unusually this widely seized black-market SMG is chambered in .40 S&W. The folding stock (usually present) is missing on this example.

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Improvised semi auto pistol seized in Brazil

A crude example equipped with a suppressor seized during anti-drug operations in March.

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Illicit submachine gun production in Sao Paulo, Brazil

After an anonymous tip off, police arrested a man in San Jose de Campos earlier this month suspected of manufacturing and selling firearms. At least ten homemade submachine guns had been produced by him, two of the models being previously … Continue reading

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Improvised firearm seized in Russia

An improvised firearm pictured alongside a fired nail gun charge. Seized in Russia.

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