Tag Archives: Professor Parabellum

DIY Sheet Metal Derringer Model 2

A .22lr copy of the second model featured in the DIY Sheet Metal Derringers plans book.

Homemade MAC-11 copies seized in Queensland, Australia

The two homemade machine pistols above were seized by Queensland Police on May 23rd. Looking closely they appear to have been made using the widely circulated Box Tube MAC-11 plans.

“Detectives from the Gold Coast CIB have charged a 42-year-old man with drug and weapons offences following a search at a residence at Currumbin Waters last Thursday May 23.

Around 3.20pm police executed a search warrant at a Tierney Drive house where it is alleged officers located a quantity of a quantity of dangerous drugs including LSD, methylamphetamines (ICE), hashish, cannabis and other drug paraphernalia.

It will also be alleged police located a revolver handgun, ammunition and two handmade automatic weapons during the search.

A 42-year-old man from Currumbin Waters was charged with three counts of possession of a dangerous drug, three counts of unlawful possession of a weapon, and a count each of unlawful manufacturing weapons, unlawful possession of drug utensils, possession of things suspected of being used in a crime and unlawful possession of explosives (ammunition).” Queensland Police

Box Tube Macs

Two homemade SMGs seized in Nova Santa Rita, Brazil in March. The gun on the right appears very similar to the gun detailed in the Box Tube MAC-11 plans.

Illegal firearm manufacturing in Alberta Canada

Police in Edmonton, Alberta seized a number of homemade and modified firearms from a property in St. Albert, among them a homemade derringer, MAC-10 submachine gun and revolving pepperbox appearing to be from the Practical Scrap Metal Small Arms series alongside a STEN and modified SKS rifle. Two men were arrested as part of an investigation into illegal firearm manufacturing.

DIY break barrel shotgun pistol project

“Another nice project based on the plans of Professor Parabellum. In the short “Combat” variant and embellished with a few accessories ;)”

Sheet metal semi auto pistol seized in Brazil

A homemade .380 semi-automatic pistol more than likely based on the widely available DIY Sheet Metal Self-Loading Pistol plans. This example was seized in September in the Brazilian state of Espirito Santo.