DIY Guns Captured After The Zamboanga Seige

    Compact 40mm Grenade Pistol

    A number of DIY guns were recovered by the Philippines army after the the rebel siege of the southern city of Zamboanga. They include 40mm grenade pistols, a gun vaguely patterned after an M4 and a Mac-10 clone.

    photo 1

    While only bearing on a slight resemblance to the real thing, this does appear to have an AR-15-style buffer tube.


    photo 4

    A high quality MAC-10 clone (not Mini Uzi) made with stamped metal (like the real item)

    40mm Grenade Launcher

    40mm Grenade Launcher

    Many thanks to Mike for the photos.

    Steve Johnson

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