Tag: DIY

[Guest Post] DIY Gun Parts

[ This guest post was written by Doug from Iowa ] Twelve years ago, I bought a MAK-90 with a thumbhole stock. I enjoyed the rifle as did my friends, but as time moved along so did my gun collection. The MAK-90 sat in the safe for longer and longer periods of time. [Read More…]

Shotgun Guitar

Swedish police discovered a double barrel shotgun disguised as a guitar when they raided the home of a man suspected of dealing in stolen weapons. The Local reports … Aside from the six more conventional weapons found in the apartment and a quantity of ammunition, [Read More…]

Homemade Fireworks-Armed Drone

This video shows a modified off-the-shelf remote control Tricopter armed with fireworks, and firing them at hydrogen-filled balloons. More information about how to build one of these balloon-busters can be found here. The future is here 🙂 [Hat Tip: Tech Crunch]

DIY Camo Dipping (Hydrographing)

“bowhunter4e” has created a video tutorial on DIY. camo dipping (Hydrographing). I am inspired to give it a try. About half the items in my office, from my sunglasses to my stapler, would look better in camo 🙂 The DIY kit used in the video is the My Dip [Read More…]

DIY Gun Camera

The below video demonstrates a perfectly serviceable gun camera made using nothing but a sub-$10 video camera (available for around $10 or less on ebay), a rail mount and some velcro tape. The result is a very cool video. I think I am going to have to make one of these. [Read More…]

A Homemade 1.25kJ Coilgun

This homemade coilgun is very impressive. There has been a debate on AR15.com about how powerful this gun is. My guess would be a 800 grain slug traveling at 100 ft/second and generating just under 18 ft/lbs (24 joules) of muzzle energy. This is guesstimate fits in with [Read More…]

Prison Guns

The below photo is of a double barrel pistol that was loaded with matchstick heads behind a steel bullet. I guess it would be fired using a lighter. On a related note: how to reload primers using matchstick heads. [ Many thanks to James, of Hell in a Handbasket, for [Read More…]

Homemade 9mm Pistol

This incredibably ugly (but in a good way) pistol uses Sten 9mm mag, an AK fire control group and a Luger barrel! Lots more photos and info here. [ Many thanks to Advocate for emailing me the link. ]

The Liberator pistol

Designed to be as inexpensive as possible, assembled from mostly stamped sheet-metal parts, the Liberator was a single shot pistol chambered for the .45 ACP cartridge the US military was using for standard handguns and submachine guns. It was so cheap that each one set [Read More…]

A Nigerian’s Shotgun

Last month I received an email from Nigeria. I know what you are thinking … not one of those emails 😉 Emmanuel was having some problems with his new shotgun and asked if I could help. I don’t know much about shotguns in general so I was not able to give [Read More…]

the $0.25 Glock trigger job

I came across an article showing you how to make the Glock trigger pull smoother and well as showing you how to detail strip a Glock. I have not tried this. What we are going to do here is to polish (not alter) some parts to make the trigger pull (which admittingly is a [Read More…]