Tag Archives: impro guns

By Any Means Necessary

This six shot improvised 12 gauge shotgun, which is incomplete, was seized by police along with Satan’s Plants by police in Brazil. On this crude example the drum is formed from multiple steel tubes welded together with a thumb screw … Continue reading

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Coat hanger & elastic band special

“Walmer Detective arrested a suspect on 05/04 who was wanted for house robbery. Homemade gun & 13 rounds of ammo seized.” SA Police

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Improvised .357 slam-bang zip gun

Similar to the classic shotgun variation though arranged in reverse. It is made from three components which include a barrel pipe welded into a larger pipe and a length of steel bar with a nail in the end to act … Continue reading

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.22lr improvised firearm / zip gun

A crude .22lr single-shot firearm made from an air gun barrel and a cupboard hinge.

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Door Hinge Derringer

A single shot zip gun made using a door hinge, some scrap plywood and some nuts & bolts.  

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Zip gun seized in NSW, Australia

A simple .22lr zip gun made from a cheap automatic center-punch tool seized in New South Wales, Australia.  

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Homemade guns seized in Nigeria

Homemade guns including a revolver and a percussion muzzleloader seized from cattle rustlers in Nigeria.

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