A Nurse with a Gun

Sunday, February 24, 2008

Ugly Gun Sunday

Click to enlargeLast Sunday, I showed off the Vietnamese M1911. It was a study in what a determined man can make out of schrapnel. This week, I present the Belgrade Beretta, a study in what a deranged Serb can make out of a piece of pipe, melted soda pop cans, tin foil, and goat dung paste.

Necessity is the mother of ugly imitation.

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11 Comments:

Anonymous Ross said...

My G-d, that's hideous.

7:44 AM  
Blogger Ed Skinner said...

I'm running for cover when someone tries to shoot that!

9:16 AM  
Anonymous Joseph said...

Not just hideous, but it looks like you would be much safer throwing it!

11:53 AM  
Anonymous Travlin said...

OK Xav. This one leaves me speechless.

12:25 PM  
Blogger Professor Chaos said...

This one made me cry (see page 4)

http://www.huntingnet.com/forum/tm.aspx?m=2568788&mpage=1

4:12 PM  
Anonymous Kristopher said...

Yummy .... cast aluminum ...

4:16 PM  
Blogger BobG said...

Ugly, but you have to admire the ingenuity of the maker.

4:36 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

scary part is, i think you might not be kidding about the melted soda pop cans.

on the one hand, that's a pretty good casting job for an amateur. on the other hand, that's not something i want to have cast out of any metal i might melt and cast in my back yard.

7:15 PM  
Anonymous cranky said...

What does it shoot? Soap bubbles?

8:14 PM  
Blogger phlegmfatale said...

agreed - intensely ugly, that one is.

10:45 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey, it's an Arcus! Bwhahahahaha!

10:36 AM  

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