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This is another thing I seen, but can't afford the printer;

http-~~-//www.youtube.com/watch?v=xuSD9UWcu0g

The world's first gun made almost entirely with a 3D printer has been successfully fired in the US. But it's not going to herald an age of widespread weapon ownership, and it's certainly not proof that 3D printing technology needs to be controlled for our safety.

The gun – called the "Liberator" and produced by Defense Distributed, a group that describes itself as aiming to "defend the civil liberty of popular access to arms" through "information and knowledge related to the 3D printing of arms" – is the second to have made the headlines in the past year. In July, an American gunsmith printed the lower receiver for an AR-15, a type of modular assault rifle popular among enthusiast. Although not capable of firing on its own, the part is the only component legally considered a firearm in the US, so the rest of the gun – the barrel, trigger, cartridge and so on – could be bought without a license.

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I don't think someone is going to buy an $8000 machine to make a $100 gun lol. Very impressive though. If CNC stuff was all compatible then theoretically you could make anything on earth by just downloading the file.

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