Tag Archives: Philippines

Filipino craft made 12 gauge pistol

A locally made 12 gauge pistol or ‘paltik’ handed in to police in January. These are very popular underground firearms in the region but pack a ridiculous kick.

Local craft made firearms (Mindanao, Philippines)

Typical locally made firearms from Mindanao in the southern Philippines. Magazine fed bolt action combat shotguns as well as revolvers chambered in 5.56 have long been produced by local gunsmiths and are still seen turning up today.

.22 caliber machine pistol (Philippines)

22smg3566899922smg678362A locally made .22lr machine pistol fitted with what looks to be 1911 pattern grips. Also pictured is a high quality Colt 1911 pistol copy.