An Examination of Two Confiscated Poacher Guns

Submitted by: LordJim 2 weeks ago in Misc Tech
These primitive guns were homemade in Zimbabwe and are scary AF.

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Male 2,793
I'm not sure why they would pirate gunpowder, the ingredients are not secret and a little trial and error would do the trick. You mix the three ingredients in equal parts poof gunpowder.
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Male 491
casaledana Not sure where you got equal parts from. It's roughly 75% Saltpeter (Potasium Nitrate), 15% Charcoal, 10% Sulfur.
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Male 2,468
casaledana just watch Star Trek (TOS) and see how Kirk defeats the Gorn.
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Male 1,210
Very interesting post. You've got to admire the ingenuity of the people who built these guns, and the brass balls needed to pull the triggers.
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Love forgotten weapons. Check out the G11 video. The Germans over engineered the crap out of that gun. The Russians said F it, lets just add a pulley (an 94)  The Americans said screw it, we are marksman and the ar  platform works for us so go away. 

Oh also, Ian lives in (or around) Tucson. fingers crossed I run into him one day. 
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Male 613
Thanks for the post.  Very interesting.
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Male 10,070
mentott510 I'm glad you liked it. I agree: LordJim found some great content here. Thanks, LordJim!
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Male 9,621
squrlz4ever Thanks, I'm never quite sure how often it is appropriate to post from the same channel. But I thought this one was wierd enough to be worth it.
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