3D Printed Guns

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — October 22, 2016

On this edition of “The Stories We Missed This Week,” we take a trip around the world to unearth the latest 3D printing news we were unable to cover over…

Another Setback for 3D Printed Gun Advocate Cody Wilson as Court of Appeals Rules That National Security Concerns Outweigh Free Speech

Court cases having to do with 3D printing are usually related to copyright infringement – and there are certainly a lot of those, as the legal system struggles to keep…

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon Lists 3D Printing Among Potential Global Threats

It’s the classic super-technology dilemma. What happens when 3D printing falls into the wrong hands? In a speech given to the UN Security Council on Tuesday, Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon voiced his…

Florida Veteran Turns Injury into a Business Idea with 3D Printed FANG Shooting Stabilizer

It’s common for many soldiers leaving the military to have some period of adaptation when re-entering civilian life. Often left with injuries, sometimes post-traumatic stress disorder, and the looming question…

TSA Discovers 3D Printed Gun in Carry-On Luggage at Reno Airport

It’s safe to say that one of the most controversial topics in the 3D printing world – if not the most controversial – is that of 3D printed guns. Guns…

Targeting First-Time Buyers: The 3D Printed Smart 2 Gun Deters Handling, Tampering & Theft via Electronic PIN

In a world rife with highly publicized mass shootings, whether they be international or domestic terrorism and whether they emanate from calculated killers or the confused and mentally ill (perhaps…

Bethesda and MyMiniFactory Collaborate to 3D Print Replica Gun from DOOM Video Game

When it comes to creating role-playing video games that place the player smack-dab in the middle of a realistically fantastical or frightening world, no gaming publisher currently does it better…

Former NASA Engineer Builds Massive NERF Blaster with Help from Eclectical Engineering and a 3D Printer

Like many children of the 1970s, ’80s and ’90s, I participated in many a NERF battle as a kid. I’ve both won and lost many times, and have taken enemies…

What You Need to Know About 3D Printed Guns and Why You Don’t Need to Fear them

In the early hours of Sunday June 12th, a lone gunman armed with a SIG Sauer MCX semi-automatic rifle burst into the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida and over the…

Down Under: Missing 3D Printer Used to Make Illegal Gun Found & More Bikies in Cuffs

Australia definitely has a love/hate relationship with 3D printing. There are numerous research programs and innovative ideas coming to us from Down Under, from a periodontist bioprinting jaw and gum…

Hit Italian Crime TV Series ‘Gomorra’ Features Homemade 3D Printed Guns

One of the most successful TV series on Sky Atlantic right (for those who don’t know Sky is Rupert Murdoch’s European Satellite TV network) is the Italian crime TV series…

Have You Got a Big Fragging Gun? Upload & Win the MyMiniFactory/Bethesda Softworks 3D Print Competition

Who’s down for some demon-slaying? There’s nothing we love getting in on more than a good competition to show off loads of dynamic designing talent—and one thing that we’ve noticed…

What NOT to Do When Using Sculpteo’s 3D Printing Services!

As more people begin to use 3D printing services, like those offered by Sculpteo, it is easy to detect frequently occurring mistakes from the long list of how-to’s involved with…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — March 19

This week’s 3D printing stories includes news from Asia, where South Korea plans a first of its kind metal 3D printing facility, while the Thailand government has started regulating 3D printing due…

UK Government Report Says 3D Printing is a Threat to National Security, and That Should Scare You

The Ministry of Defence is a government department within the UK that takes responsibility for managing the nation’s official defense policy and their various armed forces. However it also has…

Craft An Awesome Weapon: Download & 3D Print Your Own AK-47 from Rust

It’s dog eat dog in the world of Rust. Playing to survive, you begin with virtually nothing and have to go on what you find, make, or steal. The greatest…

ZMorph 2.0 S Hybrid Offers Precision & Quality as Student Makes Orthosis with 70 Pieces

We all look forward to hearing of the latest case studies from ZMorph. While they are always entertaining and full of information, we learn a lot about what today’s innovators…

3D Printed Nerf Halo 5 Assault Rifle Takes Humans vs. Zombies Game to a Whole New Level

If Nerf guns — or better yet, Nerf gun battles — are your thing, there’s a new 3D printed interpretation of them just for you. In fact, a Reddit user named…

Authorities Arrest Man Smuggling Weapons into Mexico, Including Assault Rifle Modified with 3D Printed Part

The gun control debate in the United States has been an exhausting one, and it doesn’t appear to be going away anytime soon. In fact, it just keeps getting more…

The Shuty MP-1 is the Latest 3D Printed Working Semi-Automatic Handgun

Last summer YouTuber and gun enthusiast Derwood released video of the successful test firing of the first 3D printed semi-automatic handgun. He called his gun the Shuty, and while it…

Cody Wilson Announces Impending Release of 3D Files for $150 Machine Gun; Some Fear He is ‘Making Things Easier’ for Terrorists

As the face of DIY guns (and DIY on the cheap), Cody Wilson may be the original bad boy of 3D printing–and many are worried all his defiant bravado–as well…

Kirby Downey’s 3D Printed Machine Gun Brilliantly Replaces Bullets with Rubber Bands

MyMiniFactory lead designer Kirby Downey is steeped in the world of 3D printing, cosplay, and video games. Less than a month ago, 3DPrint.com reported that a simple look at his MyMiniFactory profile…

3D Printed Liberator Handgun Creator Cody Wilson Gets Some Support from Republican Members of Congress

Two years ago, Cody Wilson, the inventor of the 3D printable Liberator handgun, uploaded the 3D printable files for the Liberator to his website Defense Distributed. After only two days,…

Any Thoughts, Mate? Australian Bust Furthers Conversation Regarding Criminalization of 3D Printed Guns

A few bad apples can spoil the whole bunch. It’s a saying we all know well, and it keeps ringing in my head regarding 3D printing and guns. Those errant…