Tag Archives: improguns

.380 SMG from Brazil

A fairly unique submachine gun seized last month which is chambered in .380 ACP, the same model having been seized on a number of occasions by police in Minas Gerais. It is constructed from bolted together sheet metal plates and … Continue reading

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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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Locally produced firearms seized in Ghana

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The US Army’s improvised pistol

An improvised firearm reportedly of a type used to murder British MP Jo Cox yesterday. The suspected shooter allegedly owned a copy of US Army ‘TM-31-210 ‘Improvised Munitions Handbook’ published in 1969 which contains detailed instruction on how to construct … Continue reading

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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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Improvised .380 submachine gun seized in Marília, Brazil

An ultra crude homemade .380 caliber submachine gun used to rob a gas station earlier this month in Marília, SP, Brazil.

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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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