The new boss of the Firearms and Organized Crime Squad has revealed that at least 10% of firearms seized by police in NSW are homemade.
“Supt Plotecki said there was anecdotal evidence that outlaw motorcycle gangs were targeting people who have the skills to make weapons. – Earlier this year a Hells Angel prospect was caught with a homemade Uzi that police believe was a prototype he was showing his prospective employers to impress them.”
It’s funny to see that In the same article the anti-gun group ‘Gun Control Australia’ make the claim that “All guns start out legal before they become illegal (via theft or rogue dealers)”. Certainly not standard tubing submachine guns made using plans readily available on the Internet, that’s for sure.
A .22lr zip gun disguised as a lighter seized during a club raid.
An improvised double barrel shotgun pistol with pizza-wheel hand brace, presumably for ‘tenderizing’.
A single-shot knuckle duster zip gun.
More images of homemade submachine guns previously seized in Australia can be found here.