A Lavington man's arsenal of air pistols, stun guns and gel blasters locked away in a storage facility was discovered because of a social media post, a court has heard.
Neville Gregory Huggins, 38, has now been committed for sentence in the District Court in Albury over the weapons cache.
That is on one charge of possess a prohibited weapon - over a home-made electroshock device - and two of possess a pistol without a licence.
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Numerous other charges will also travel to the District Court, listed for November 25, while three including two of supplying a prohibited weapon to an unauthorised person were withdrawn.
The case against Huggins had been expected to go to trial, but Director of Public Prosecutions representative Alexander Dixon told magistrate Rodney Brender that all matters had now been "resolved".
The court was told, in an agreed set of Crown facts provided by the DPP, that police had become aware of the Facebook post from another man on June 18 about 3.20am.
The post depicted him holding two firearms and making threats to police, specifically: "After a shoot with the cops that gun to the head will go bang."
The firearms in the post "appeared to be real".
The man was arrested in Victoria. He advised police that the firearms in the post were "fakes" and belonged to Huggins, who was asked to attend Albury police station where he was promptly arrested and cautioned.
Police then went to Ingenia Holiday Resort in Lavington to speak to Huggins' ex-wife about the claims from the other man.
She took them to a nearby storage facility where she and Huggins had put all their belongings.
The woman unlocked the door to the container for police, who found a black backpack just inside on the floor.
They saw several pistols inside the backpack.
Police continued searching, uncovering a black and grey camouflaged one-metre length of plastic pipe on top of a barbecue.
They recognised the pipe as a home-made stun gun with prongs at one end, activated via a USB charge point.
Inside the backpack were a six-millimetre Airsoft calibre self-loading air pistol, a six-millimetre Airsoft calibre repeating air pistol, a black six-millimetre Airsoft calibre Beretta 92-type repeating air pistol and a black gel ball KG9 repeating air pistol, otherwise known as a "gel blaster".
A hand-held stun gun was inside a plastic bag in the backpack.
A gel ball stun gun that had been broken down into five components was found inside another plastic bag, with another gel blaster uncovered at Albury police station.
Huggins later admitted to making the home-made, hand-held stun gun and to modifying the other stun guns.
He remains in jail, bail refused.