This month’s edition of Pawn Shop Finds is by far one of the worst and most interesting pawn shop finds I have found yet. Last week, I was up in the bad part of town in Muskegon Heights which is not known for being the nicest part of West Michigan. I came across a [Read More…]
Tag: zip gun
Pictured are two dirt simple improvised ‘zip guns’ seized by police which were the subject of an officer safety notice. The weapons have been constructed by screwing together standard pipe fittings which can be obtained for a total of around $5 at any local [Read More…]
Thanks to Deon for sending this in. From the photo above it is a rather straight forward design. It is a pull back sling shot style firing mechanism. The black straps are most likely some elastic probably rubber and they propel the screw driver forward driving [Read More…]
Pictured is a type of muzzle-loading improvised firearm sometimes encountered in Russia. The barrel usually consists of a length of steel or copper pipe, either capped off or hammered and folded shut at it’s breech end. A hole is drilled on top over which toy caps [Read More…]
Here’s a humorously tasteful take on a crude Vietcong-esque single-shot pistol design. All it’s missing is an intricate engraving depicting the last of the buffalo.
Here are some pictures of Evelyn Owen’s homebuilt .22 submachine gun made from bits of scrap steel and .22 short rifle parts in his younger years. Some time after a test firing session at a local beach, it was discovered carelessly left against a garage wall by [Read More…]
An exhibit of Philip Luty’s famous homemade design previously displayed at Dortmund Bodegam in Oslo, Norway. Produced by engineer and artist Cameron MacLeod. “A Book and a Pistol comprises of an installation, both of a homemade 9mm submachine gun and the [Read More…]