Tag Archives: pipe gun

An improvised pipe shotgun

An example of a criminally used improvised 12 gauge pipe shotgun. The front tube houses the barrel while the rear tube contains a spring and a striker which is pulled to the rear and released to fire. A bolt attached … Continue reading

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12 gauge bullpup slam action shotgun

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.22 hose nipple zip guns

Two zip guns seized by police which are assembled from readily available pipe fittings. Both consist of a threaded copper pipe with a brass hose nipple for a barrel. A striker attached to a spring and a length of wire … Continue reading

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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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Street gang weapons (Argentina)

Concealable improvised 12 gauge and .410 shotguns made from standard pipe fittings. The spring loaded strikers made from large bolts are pulled back and released to fire.

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Double barrel 12 gauge zip gun (Taiwan)

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Hammer operated zip gun

Plumber’s belt-bag special.

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