3D Printed Guns

Cody Wilson’s 3D Printed Liberator Lawsuit on Its Way to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals

The landmark lawsuit against the United States State Department filed by gun rights advocate Cody Wilson and the creator of the 3D printed Liberator pistol continues to gain steam, even…

3D Printed Rubber Band Shooting Semi-Automatic–Loom Launcher Now on Kickstarter

Adrian van Wijk says his LoomLauncher is the world’s first 3D printed, mechanical, multi-shot, self-priming, rubber-band launcher – and it’s all designed to be 3D printed in a single run….

The Shuty Hybrid 3D Printed 9mm Pistol Raises Questions About 3D Printed Gun Control

I say this as both a firearm enthusiast and an advocate for strong firearm regulation. It is becoming evident that there is a point when we as a society are…

Cody Wilson Denied Requested Injunction in His Ongoing 3D Printed Gun Lawsuit

On Friday August 7th, US District Judge Robert Pitman denied Cody Wilson’s motion for a preliminary injunction against the State Department’s order to remove the digital files of his 3D…

A 3D Printed M-200 Sniper Rifle Model Opens the Door to the Sniper’s Craft

The CheyTac Intervention, an American-made, bolt-action sniper rifle, is manufactured by CheyTac LLC. With a 7-round detachable, single-stack magazine, the M-200, as it’s also known, fires .408 caliber or .375 Chey…

United Nations’ Second Meeting of Governmental Experts Discusses Dangers of 3D Printable Firearms

I’m sure you all know by now that governments across the globe are paying particular attention to the 3D printing space when it comes to the fabrication of undetectable firearms….

Sintercore Creates 3D Printed Magazine Extension for Glock Handgun

Earlier this year, Michigan-based Sintercore released what they called the first commercially-available 3D printed muzzle brake for the AR-15, and now the company has announced the availability of a 3D…

Why I Don’t Fear 3D Printed Guns (And Neither Should You)

We all know that the potential of 3D printing is massive. Open any newspaper around the world and chances are you’ll see at least one story about 3D printing doing…

3 Dangers Society Faces From 3D Printing

I consider myself a tech-optimist. I truly believe that anything is possible with the right technology and science to back it. I envision a future, perhaps even in my lifetime…

Designer 3D Prints & Shares Poison Dart Gun in Response to Ban on Online Weapon Schematics Sharing

It’s a well-known fact in basic psychology that as soon as you tell people not to do something, that is exactly what they will want to do; in fact, many…

This Week’s Top 3D Printable 3DShare Models: Gun, Female Parts, Tape Dispenser & More

This week’s top 3D Share printable models has a special guest star: the ever controversial 3D printable parts to make your own version of Cody Wilson’s Liberator gun! It has already…

Hong Kong Terrorists Caught With 3D Printer, Perhaps Looking to Modify Airsoft Guns

Terrorism is a major concern for law enforcement officials around the world, and as technology progresses they must adapt so that they are prepared to protect those whom they are…

Escalating Positive Outcomes with 3D Printing

Back in January 2013 we were planning the launch of 3DLT. We wanted to kick things off with a bang (apologies in advance for that). Crowdsourcing was an important part…

3D Printable Files for Cody Wilson’s Liberator Gun are Now Available to All on 3DShare

The never-ending talk of 3D printing guns continues to run rampant among owners of 3D printers, as well as legislators and gun control activists all around the world. While the…

Democrats Reintroduce Bill to Ban Plastic Guns in Wake of TSA Lapses & Advancing 3D Printers

One of the most hotly debated topics when it comes to 3D printing are laws or the lack thereof laws which aim to protect the public via bans on undetectable…

US Government Proposes ITAR Amendments to Choke off Distribution of 3D Printable Gun Models

Early last month we covered a story which could ultimately have major implications for those living here in the US. Cody Wilson and his company Defense Distributed filed a suit…

Get Your Full Size Destiny 3D Printable Gjallahorn Rocket Launcher from MyMiniFactory

The 3D printing industry has dozens of 3D model marketplaces at this point, many of them trying to set themselves apart by putting their own spin on the business model….

The World’s First Condom-Powered 3D Printed Hand Gun is Created

The World’s First Condom-Powered 3D Printed Hand Gun is Created

May 28, 2015

If you are anything like me, you’re a freelance writer and the owner of chinchillas. But if that isn’t what connects us, it might be that sometimes you lay awake…

Design Team at UT Austin 3D Prints a Reverse Engineered Cap Gun

Students studying mechanical engineering at the University of Texas at Austin are required to take a course called, not surprisingly, “Introduction to Mechanical Engineering.” As part of this course, the…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — May 16, 2015

This week’s stories we didn’t cover include several about filament, the stuff that printed things are made of. Lenovo has announced a $3 million investment in Polymaker for filament development, an…

Images & Details Revealed: ‘Imura Pistol’ v2.0 3D Printed Gun

One of the more controversial issues surrounding 3D printing, that of guns, seems to be a popular headline as of late. Just yesterday it was revealed that Cody Wilson’s Defense…

3D Printed Gun Lawsuit Filed: Cody Wilson Challenges The US State Department

If there is one figure who embodies a majority of the controversy surrounding 3D printing, that figure would likely be Cody Wilson. The law school dropout, who I must say…

California Deputies Raid Identity Theft Ring and Find “3D Printer” Making an AR-15 Lower

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department in California says it all began with a report of a credit card being stolen from the front porch of a residence, and the…

UK Police Note Potential for 3D Printing Uses in Terrorist Activity

While 3D printers create amazing products for the good of humanity–assisting in surgeries via modeling, tissue reconstruction via bioprinting, and manufacture of prosthetic limbs, to name just a few ways–the weapons…