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Zips, Pipes, and Pens: Arsenal of Improvised Weapons
In this book, J. David Truby demonstrates why gun control simply doesn't work. Features rare photos of remarkably ingenious and very deadly improvised weapons made by guerrillas, secret agents, criminals and freedom fighters, all collected from prisons, police departments and Third World countries. For information purposes only.
Paperback, 160 pages
Published January 1st 1993 by Paladin Press
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Who'd a thunk? Belt buckle guns, pen guns, pipe guns, zippo lighter guns, tire gauge guns... most of those are .22 caliber. You can make your own real lethal gun out of household industrial items. In its crudest form a lethal 'slap-fire' gun is composed of 2 pieces of smooth pipe; one fitting snuggly into the other to accomodate a shotgun shell. With a quick slap of the palm it fires. Zip guns are inventively made in prisons out of plumber's pipe housing the ammo and nail heads acting as the fir ...more