Tag Archives: impro guns

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 Advertisements

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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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Pepperbox zip-gun

An ‘arts & crafts bin’  incarnation of a simple pepperbox design. Each tube chambers a nail gun cartridge + a ball bearing. Hopefully the creator still has the ability to see.

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