Tag Archives: zipgun

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 Advertisements

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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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Improvised revolver (Papua New Guinea)

An improvised revolver seized after the arrest of several robbery suspects in Papua New Guinea.

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Hammer operated zip gun

Plumber’s belt-bag special.

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Door Hinge Derringer

A single shot zip gun made using a door hinge, some scrap plywood and some nuts & bolts.  

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Zip gun seized in NSW, Australia

A simple .22lr zip gun made from a cheap automatic center-punch tool seized in New South Wales, Australia.  

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Knuckle duster zip gun murder weapon

A crude handcrafted .38 cal zip gun which also doubles as a knuckle duster. It was used to murder a business owner during a delivery in Brazil in September 2016. The suspect claimed he learned how to construct the gun … Continue reading

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