The faceless bureaucrats who are determined to disarm law abiding citizens are not doing so because they are "Nice People" concerned about you or I being the victim of a crook with a gun. An Orwellian society, nanny state, surveillance society, call it what you wish, they are all part of the same despotic ideas that have, in the last century alone, lead Europe twice down the path of dictatorship and destruction. No wonder those with ill intent would like to see the people disarmed! Some people may find such rhetoric distasteful but it is a truth some find harder to swallow than the cosy ideas we are brainwashed into thinking make our society safer by those who wish to control what we believe, think and do.
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Submachine guns[ edit ] Homemade submachine guns are often made by copying existing designs, or by adapting simple, open-bolt actions and leveraging commonly available hardware store parts. Together with a Polish version of the Sten sub-machine gun, with which it shares some design elements, it was the only weapon mass-produced covertly in occupied Europe during World War II.
The Borz Борз, Chechen for " wolf " submachine gun is one of a number of improvised firearms produced in Chechnya. It was produced in small numbers from to It was used primarily by Chechen separatists. The Carlo also referred to as Carl Gustav is a submachine gun manufactured by small workshops in the West Bank.
Produced in several locations and often with second-hand gun parts, the specifications are not uniform. Typically the weapon is automatic. Often chambered for 9x19mm handgun cartridges, variants for. The weapon itself is cheap to manufacture but is inaccurate and prone to jamming and misfires. Homemade Bechowiec submachine gun in Warsaw Uprising A Chechen fighter holds up his homemade Borz submachine gun during the battle for Grozny, January Three homemade Carlo submachine guns Homemade sub-machine gun at the Museum of the History of Donetsk militsiya Liberators[ edit ] The FP Liberator and the Deer gun are crude zip gun-like pistols or derringers manufactured by the United States government for use by resistance forces in occupied territories, during World War II and the Vietnam War.
It had just 23 largely stamped and turned steel parts that were cheap and easy to manufacture. It fired the. At longer range, the bullet would begin to tumble and stray off course. Deer gun or Zip Gun The Deer gun was a crude, single-shot pistol made of cast aluminium , with the receiver formed into a cylinder at the top of the weapon.
The striker protruded from the rear of the receiver and was cocked in order to fire, and a plastic clip was placed there to prevent an accidental discharge, as the Deer gun had no mechanical safety. The grip had raised checkering, was hollow, and had space for three 9 mm rounds and a rod for clearing the barrel of spent cases. The Deer gun lacked any marking identifying manufacturer or user, in order to prevent tracing of the weapons, and all were delivered in unmarked polystyrene boxes with three 9 mm rounds and a series of pictures depicting the operation of the gun.
A groove ran down a ramp on top for sighting. The barrel unscrewed for loading and removing the empty casing. A cocking knob was pulled until cocked. The aluminium trigger had no trigger guard. Main article: 3D printed firearms In , the U. The plans were downloaded over , times in the two days before the United States Department of State demanded that Defense Distributed retract the plans. The area has long had a reputation for producing unlicensed, homemade copies of firearms using whatever materials are available — more often than not, railway rails, scrap motor vehicles, and other scrap metal.
The quality of such firearms varies widely, ranging from as good as a factory-produced example to dangerously poor. In India , use of improvised country-made pistols is widespread, especially in the regions of Bihar and Purvanchal.
The manufacture of these weapons has become a cottage industry , and the components are often manufactured from scrap material, such as gun barrels fashioned from truck steering columns. In areas like South Africa , improvised firearms are more common. In a study of Zululand District Municipality , South Africa , it was found that most improvised firearms were crude, gauge shotguns, with a simple pull and release firing mechanism; like the.
The Danao City makers manufacture. Improvised firearms were used by the perpetrator of the Halle synagogue shooting ; the homemade shotgun and "Luty" submachine gun repeatedly malfunctioned.
The attacker, an antisemitic and anti-Islamic far-right terrorist, said while livestreaming the attack, "I have certainly managed to prove how absurd improvised weapons are.
Using access to unique collections facilitated by ARES, this series of videos will examine a range of interesting weapons over the coming months. Each video will be accompanied by a blog post, here on The Hoplite, and supported by high quality reference photographs. Would-be firearms designers should take note of and abide by relevant national and local laws. Please note that this post is provided for educational purposes only.
Dilmaran Improvised firearm Well, is it possible to add rifling into the barrel, make it so it is more accurate? Criminals in the UK have a steady supply of scorpion machine pistols, they were actually brought in by a politcal party councillor and sold to gangs. Additional information is always welcome. The quality of such firearms varies widely, ranging from as good as a factory-produced example to dangerously poor.