Tag Archives: improvised firearms

.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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Sledgehammer shotguns

A fine pair of 12 bore ‘hammer guns’ hand crafted by Brazil’s world renowned favela artisans. A demonstration of the weapon system presented in the video below.

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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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Ivan’s 10 minute hand-cannon

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Improvised pistols (Indonesia)

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