Tag Archives: improvised weapons

Homemade pistol (Colombia)

A homemade pistol with two rotating chambers, styled similar to a revolver. Seized in Colombia. Advertisements

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Gang weapons seized, Brazil (29/09/2017)

A number of homemade and modified weapons seized by Minas Gerais police from the vehicle of a gang who attempted to blow up an ATM machine last Friday.

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Improvised 12 gauge shotgun pistols

Typical criminally made weapons seized in Brazil.  

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12 gauge bullpup slam action shotgun

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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 12 gauge break barrel shotgun

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Zip gun / improvised pistol

A zip gun whittled from wood and powered by an elastic band. A piece of steel tube such as a car aerial will suffice as a crude .22 barrel.

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