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What’s the Story on This Odd Homemade Rocking Block Pistol?

Who made this homemade rocking block pistol?

Ian from Forgotten Weapons ponders the origin of this strange workshop pistol.

Watch to learn all about how this mystery pistol works.

If Ian from Forgotten Weapons can’t figure out a pistol’s history, then it truly is a major mystery.

This shop prototype pistol has a strange rocking blowback action. Someone put a lot of work into making this pistol, which furthers the mysterious nature of this gun. Was this a pistol made by a home tinkerer? Was this possibly a research and development pistol from a gun manufacturer of days gone by?

Any ideas? We would love to hear them!

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What’s the Story on This Odd Homemade Rocking Block Pistol?