14 Examples of Curious Russian Self-Made Illegal Weapons

14 Examples of Curious Russian Self-Made Illegal Weapons

All these guns were  seized from people across Russia during last few years. So those are pretty new finds, never seen before and they are pretty varied at styles and look.

14 Examples of Curious Russian Self-Made Illegal Weapons

1. Self-made gun seized from a local drunk. Police visited his house because he was misbehaving and found out his strange hobby. It came out that he was spending his free time studying old magazines and making guns according to the blueprints. In total four guns were seized including this one.

14 Examples of Curious Russian Self-Made Illegal Weapons

2. During a regular ID check man was stopped on a train station. Policemen noticed a weird object in his possession.  It turned out this was a self made gun. Man said he found it at his brother’s house and takes it with him for the hunt in the nearby forest. The gun was seized.

14 Examples of Curious Russian Self-Made Illegal Weapons

3. Another self made gun, with style similar to #1, however it was seized in totally different part of Russia – near Altai mountains.

14 Examples of Curious Russian Self-Made Illegal Weapons

4. This gun is also a self made. Was seized from an unemployed 24 year old man. The guy said he made it himself and it shoots 9mm caliber bullets – main caliber of Soviet Army and police pistols. Interesting enough besides the gun dude had a bullet too – also hand made and the only one he had.

14 Examples of Curious Russian Self-Made Illegal Weapons

5. Just another example of Russian contemporary self-made gun.

14 Examples of Curious Russian Self-Made Illegal Weapons

6. This is a self-made gun concealed as a pen. Was seized during a police raid in Voronezh, Russia year 2014. There were tons of guns and bullets seized that day, but this was the most exotic find.

14 Examples of Curious Russian Self-Made Illegal Weapons

7. Self-made Russian revolver pistol. Was seized from a 55 year old man near Arkhangelsk city. Man was jailed for having this one.

14 Examples of Curious Russian Self-Made Illegal Weapons

8. Self made submachine gun. During this raid that was also most exotic find, though a policeman recalls they also found a few packs of gunpowder in a same raid.

14 Examples of Curious Russian Self-Made Illegal Weapons

9. This self made pistol was found by fishermen in 2013. They got a package out of the water  and were surprised that there was a pistol inside. They brought it to police and got awarded with a cash prize for turning this in.

14 Examples of Curious Russian Self-Made Illegal Weapons

10. Another atypical hand made pistol. Was destroyed together with 1,800 other units of illegally owned weapons in a steel mill furnace in Samara city.

14 Examples of Curious Russian Self-Made Illegal Weapons

11. Another self made weird gun that was destroyed in Irkutsk.

14 Examples of Curious Russian Self-Made Illegal Weapons

12. This one was seized in January 2017. A suspicious homeless man was arrested and during a search policemen found this gun. The man said he was using it to frighten off dogs during his travel. However since it was a fully function gun he was indicted in illegal gun ownership.14 Examples of Curious Russian Self-Made Illegal Weapons

13. This one was made from a tree branch. It was seized during a search in 55 y.o. man’s house. Man said he needed this gun to hunt nutrias – small animals with expensive furs.

14 Examples of Curious Russian Self-Made Illegal Weapons

14. And this one was made from electric tape and rubber bands – just like a child toy gun is often is. And the owner was also a young man of 19 years old. However it was a fully functioning clamp-and-charge gun and guy got indicted too.

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