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Pipe weapons

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This is a lore summary, presenting intradiegetic or in-universe information about the subject. For game characteristics and similar data, consult the table on the right.
Game-specific articles
Fallout 2Pipe rifle
Fallout 4Pipe pistol
Pipe rifle
Van BurenPipe rifle
 
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Pipe weapons are custom made, makeshift weapons. After the Great War, their simplicity and modifiability make them extremely popular with poorer wastelanders and raiders.

Variants

10mm break barrel rifle

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Gameplay article:

This hand-made single shot 10mm rifle[1] appears to be using a break action.

Detroit gangland style

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Gameplay article: Pipe pistol, Pipe rifle

These crude and low-tech weapons originate in gangland Detroit.[2] Their crudeness and modifiability are the reason they are widely available to those in areas with low weapon industry.[3]

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References

  1. Fallout item description: "{29900}{}{Pipe Rifle}"
    "{29901}{}{This is a hand-made single shot rifle. Min ST: 5.}"
    (PRO ITEM.MSG (Fallout 2))
  2. Guns & Bullets magazine cover "Street Guns of Detroit"
  3. Fallout 4 loading screen hints: "Pipe weapons are crude, low-tech, widely available... and highly modifiable. They are favored by the Commonwealth's Raider groups."