The Conversion Technique

The original models are manufactured as semi-automatic rifles only. Necessary modifications have been undertaken by the manufacturer to ensure that the commercial variants cannot be converted to full automatic, even by substituting its military trigger mechanism. The bolt on the military models has a tripping shoulder to operate the safety sear mechanically during bolt closing. On the civilian model this shoulder has been fully machined, and therefore will not function even if the military...

Colt Machine Pistol Conversion

ACP TYPE OF FIRE SELECTIVE SEMI AND FULL AUTOMATIC (FIRES SEMI AUTOMATIC ON CLOSED BOLT AND FULL AUTOMATIC ON OPEN BOLT.) CAPACITY 7 SHOT MAGAZINE STANDARD BARREL LENGTH 5 INCHES STANDARD REMARKS NUMEROUS ACCESSORIES ARE AVAILABLE MAXI COMPENSATORS, SLIDE RELEASES, TIGHT BUSHINGS, SPEED SAFETY, ETC. SPECIAL NOTE COLT .45 VARIATIONS AND IMITATIONS SUCH AS THOSE MANUFACTURED IN EUROPE, SOUTH, AND CENTRAL AMERICA CAN BE SIMILARLY CONVERTED TO SELECTIVE FIRE. TO FIRE SEMI AUTOMATIC Set the...

Parts List

Automatic And Concealable Firearms Book

Receiver cover plate lug - secures rear portion of trigger housing lug is brazed to plate 4. Latch pin retaining plate screw hex type 5. Cocking handle bolt tube plug 7. Cocking handle retaining screw headless 9. Trigger bar extension link - positioned on both sides of receiver outside 11. Cocking handle bolt tube - brazed to barrel jacket can also be welded in place 13. Safety lever retaining plate 15. Firing pin spring plug retaining pin 16. Pins connecting firing pin extension to base 18....

Winchester Model Model

CAPACITY 10 ROUNDS DETACHABLE BOX TYPE OF FIRE SELECTIVE SEMI AND FULL AUTOMATIC FIRING FROM CLOSED BOLT SYSTEM REMARKS LOADING, UNLOADING, AND FIRING THE WEAPON ARE ACCOMPLISHED IN THE SAME WA YAS WITH THE ORIGINAL COMMERCIAL SEMI AUTOMATIC RIFLE. THE SAFETY SELECTOR LEVER AND ITS FUNCTION The safety selector lever has three position settings and is conveniently located where the thumb can manipulate it freely. The first setting is SAFE, the second is SEMI AUTO, and the third is FULL...

Improvised Firearms Philippines

Improvised weapons, most notably firearms, have gained great popularity in the rural areas of the world. The residents of such areas are generally poor, and cannot afford to buy commercially produced firearms. There is not much access to commercial firearms in these areas anyway. Presented in this book are improvised firearm designs as developed and hand-built by rural gunsmiths in the Philippines. Neighboring countries such as Bornea, Sumatra, and Malaysia have their own versions of these...

Minimagnum

Mini Magnum Mrf

ADAPTABLE TO VARIOUS PISTOL AMMUNITIONS. REMARKS MANY VARIANTS HAVE BEEN ENCOUNTERED IN VARIOUS CALIBRES. To load the weapon, pull the slide to cocked position, then apply the safety by rotating the safety lever upward 90 degrees. The safety lever pin will lock the sear in place. The latch lever located on the right side of the frame has to be rotated 180 degrees towards the thumb. The latch lever pin locks the under lug of the barrel to the frame. The barrel can then be...

Mini Machine Pistol

Homemade Pistol

OR .22 SHORT, ADAPTABLE OPERATION FULL AUTOMATIC ONLY CAPACITY 8, 15 SHOTS. MODIFIED AR-7 EXPLORER MAGAZINES ARE USED. OTHER MAGAZINES ADAPTABLE OVERALL LENGTH .DEPENDS ON BARREL LENGTH REMARKS USUALL YENCOUNTERED INDIFFERENT STYLES AND CALIBRES. The weapon operates on a simple blow back principle. The bolt is drawn to the rear by its grasping lug, fastened to the rear end of the bolt. The bolt will be held in open position by the sear. The sear engages the bolt face and holds...

Construction Detail

Exploded View Remington Model

Like most of the modern improvised methods, the receiver frame is a simple formed steel sheet about 1 16 inch thick. A pivot lug and connecting lug are brazed or welded under the barrel for loading and unloading purposes. The barrel is thick seamless tubing diameter depends on the calibre or gauge . A commercial type barrel is safer to use. The bolt tube is the same diameter as the barrel. It is retained to the receiver frame by the grip base connecting the breech block to the tube, and by its...

Front Bolt Action Assault Shotgun

CATEGORY IMPROVISED NOTE CAN BE CALIBRE 410 TO 12 GAUGE ADAPTABLE CAPACITY 8 TO 10 ROUNDS, .410 CAL. OPERATION SINGLE COLUMN MAGAZINE FEED, MANUAL BOLT ACTION CAN BE MANUFACTURED FOR SEMI OR SELECTIVE FULL AUTOMATIC FIRE. REMARKS THIS SHOTGUN IS A REMARKABLE IMPROVEMENT OVER CONVENTIONAL BOLT ACTION SYSTEMS. POSITIONING ITS BOLT ACTION OPERATION IN FRONT PERMITS FASTER OPERATION, SINCE THE HAND THAT OPERATES THE TRIGGER DOES NOT LEAVE ITS POSITION. BOLT OPERATION AND MAGAZINE LOADING ARE...

The Grip Stock Frame Detail

Ruger M77 Magazine Conversion

Since the grip frame has been fitted with a new selector lever, new index holes for types of fire setting must be drilled, preferably between the original index rail and selector lever pin hole. To calculate the new index hole, install the new selector lever completely assembled with its index ball and spring in place and appropriate pin notches to the grip housing with the trigger mechanism unit inside. Set the selector lever on the safe position as with the original safety lever position....

Revolverknife

CALIBRE 22 MAGNUM RIMFIRE SHOTS BARREL LENGTH 2 STANDARD - LONGER BARREL CAN BE SUBSTITUTED CLASSIFICATION IMPROVISED - HANDMADE REMARKS KNIFE COMBINA TION IS ENCLOSED INSIDE THE GRIP AND CAN BE RETRACTED BY ITS EXPOSED NOTCHED SIDE. THE KNIFE CAN BE USED IN CASE OF EMERGENCY WHEN ALL AMMUNITION IS EXPENDED. TO SIMPLIFY CONSTRUCTION, THERE IS NO BUILT IN EXTRA C TOR. ONE HAS TO CARRY A SEP A RA TE PIECE FOR THIS PURPOSE. NOTE VARIANTS OF THIS WEAPON HAVE BEEN MANUFACTURED BY VILLAGE GUNSMITHS...