Many of you have been wondering the same thing. Can a DIY shotgun be made at home? It’s a question that a lot of survivalists and preppers have. There’s some good news for all of you. Yes, you can make a shotgun at home. We’re just going to cover some of the basics here. As it’s quite a complex process. Not so complex that the average person can’t attempt it. But, you’re going to have to be the type that’s good with your hands. Especially if you plan on making a homemade gun that’s on the fancy side.
All of the things needed to make a gun can be found at your local hardware store. You’re going to need a piece of steel plumbing pipe. You’ll also need an end cap. Along with some screws and other things. You can easily search on the internet to find exactly what you need. Here, we’re just letting you know that it’s possible to make a gun at home. It’s something that you may need to watch a few videos to understand. At the very least you’ll need some pictures to illustrate what to do. Words can only go so far.
It’s advised that you don’t go bragging at the hardware store that you’re building a gun as that might give you some unwanted attention. Yes, it’s legal to make your own gun. You’ll have to follow the laws closely when it comes to the length of the barrel and so forth. But, it’s totally legal for you to make your own firearms. That doesn’t mean everyone knows that. Someone working at the local hardware store may not be aware of this. They could take it to mean you’re doing something that’s not on the up and up. For this reason it’s best not to go into the details on why you need these parts.
Make sure you test fire your gun in a safe place. You’re going to want to do it in an area that’s far away from people. You’ll also want to wear protective eye glasses and possibly ear protection as well. You don’t know how you’re gun is going to fire. It might fire just like a normal gun. But, there may also be problems. This is why you should be very careful when firing your gun. Always put safety first. As accidents with guns can be deadly.
Always remember to transport your guns discreetly. Yes, it’s your legal right to own a gun. That doesn’t mean your gun won’t alarm people. Just because something is legal doesn’t mean the police won’t harass you. It’s for this reason that you should attempt to keep your gun out of sight when transporting it. You can use a gun case or something similar. It should also be noted that the average person more than likely has never seen a homemade gun. It’s for this reason that sometimes they may call the police if they see one. It’s best to avoid this all together by simply keeping the gun out of sight.
Knowing how to make a shotgun is an invaluable skill. You never know when you’re going to need it. It’s the hope of everyone that they’ll never need to put their gun making skills to the test. But, hope is not a fool proof plan to deal with the future. The only way to truly deal with the future is to plan ahead for it. Which is the reason why you want to learn how to make a shotgun. Hopefully you’ll never need to make one. But, you’ll be ready if the time comes.