3D printed firearms

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

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 any successful 3D print job. Thankfully, Sculpteo has compiled a nice compact list of 5 things not to do with their 3D printers. Think about […]

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 any successful 3D print job. Thankfully, Sculpteo has compiled a nice compact list...
The Shuty MP-1 is the Latest 3D Printed Working Semi-Automatic Handgun

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 wasn’t entirely 3D printed it was closer to a 3D printable semi-auto than anyone had gotten before. The Shuty v2 was actually a hybrid firearm […]

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 wasn’t entirely 3D printed it was closer to a 3D printable semi-auto than anyone had...
Why the EFF’s Involvement in the Cody Wilson 3D Printed Gun Case Just Made Things Interesting

Why the EFF’s Involvement in the Cody Wilson 3D Printed Gun Case Just Made Things Interesting

Earlier this week I wrote about a group of 15 Republican congressmen co-signing an amicus brief in support of the creator of the 3D printed LIberator handgun, Cody Wilson, and his lawsuit against the State Department. After publishing the 3D printing files for his one-shot handgun online, Wilson was ordered to remove them by the […]

Earlier this week I wrote about a group of 15 Republican congressmen co-signing an amicus brief in support of the creator of the 3D printed LIberator handgun, Cody Wilson, and his lawsuit against the State Department. After publishing the 3D printing files for his...
3D Printing Shotgun Slugs with bronzeFill PLA Filament

3D Printing Shotgun Slugs with bronzeFill PLA Filament

There has been an ongoing debate over how to deal with 3D printable firearms raging for years now. Granted, it is only simmering for the moment, but depending on the outcome of Cody Wilson’s ongoing lawsuit, and the fact that guns are likely to be a hot topic of debate in next year’s Presidential election, […]

There has been an ongoing debate over how to deal with 3D printable firearms raging for years now. Granted, it is only simmering for the moment, but depending on the outcome of Cody Wilson’s ongoing lawsuit, and the fact that guns are likely to be a hot topic of...
The 3D Printed Arms Race Just Got Real with This Working Handheld Railgun

The 3D Printed Arms Race Just Got Real with This Working Handheld Railgun

Electromagnetic projectile launchers called railguns are what many in the military are hoping will be the weapon of the future. A railgun doesn’t use traditional projectile propellants like gunpowder or explosives, but instead they use electromagnetic fields to propel projectiles at speeds that can exceed an incredible Mach 10. A basic railgun design will include […]

Electromagnetic projectile launchers called railguns are what many in the military are hoping will be the weapon of the future. A railgun doesn’t use traditional projectile propellants like gunpowder or explosives, but instead they use electromagnetic fields to propel...
3D Printed Nuclear Weapons are Coming! (But Not Really)

3D Printed Nuclear Weapons are Coming! (But Not Really)

The history of newspaper publishing is rich with improbable doomsday scenarios that are hyped up beyond seriousness, especially when someone invents some new technology that is difficult to understand. Facts or reality only seemed to matter in the thinnest sense of the words, and an actual grasp of the technology being demonized was never really required. For […]

The history of newspaper publishing is rich with improbable doomsday scenarios that are hyped up beyond seriousness, especially when someone invents some new technology that is difficult to understand. Facts or reality only seemed to matter in the thinnest sense of...
The Shuty Hybrid 3D Printed 9mm Pistol Raises Questions About 3D Printed Gun Control

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 just going to have to accept that 3D printed weapons are not going to disappear behind walls of legislation. Will that point be when entire […]

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 just going to have to accept that 3D printed weapons are not going to disappear behind walls of legislation....
Cody Wilson Denied Requested Injunction in His Ongoing 3D Printed Gun Lawsuit

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 printable handgun from his website. In his ruling, Pitman stated that he does not believe that Wilson had successfully proven that the government restricting the […]

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 printable handgun from his website. In his ruling, Pitman stated that he does not...
A 3D Printed M-200 Sniper Rifle Model Opens the Door to the Sniper's Craft

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 Tac ammunition and is highly accurate to ranges of up to an astonishing 2,500 yards, making it one of the most effective long range weapons […]

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 Tac ammunition and is highly accurate to ranges...
United Nations' Second Meeting of Governmental Experts Discusses Dangers of 3D Printable Firearms

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. While politicians in the United States seek to limit the public’s ability to download and share schematics for and to actually 3D print firearms, the […]

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. While politicians in the United States seek to limit the public’s ability to...
3 Dangers Society Faces From 3D Printing

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 (I’m 33) where nearly every disease and illness will be curable, while poverty, pollution and aging can be all but eliminated. At the same time I […]

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 (I’m 33) where nearly every disease and illness will be curable, while poverty,...
Democrats Reintroduce Bill to Ban Plastic Guns in Wake of TSA Lapses & Advancing 3D Printers

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 firearms. Whether you are for or against such laws, there is no debating that the topic is an interesting one, one which will continue to […]

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 firearms. Whether you are for or against such laws, there is no debating that the topic is an interesting one,...
New York Congressman Steve Israel to Propose New Bill to Ban 3D Printed Firearms

New York Congressman Steve Israel to Propose New Bill to Ban 3D Printed Firearms

Gun rights groups from Defense Distributed to the NRA to Come and Take It Texas will not be pleased with the latest piece of proposed legislation from Congressman Steve Israel. Israel, a representative from New York state, first called for legislation to ban 3D printed guns. Israel’s bill has gotten little traction at this point, but […]

Gun rights groups from Defense Distributed to the NRA to Come and Take It Texas will not be pleased with the latest piece of proposed legislation from Congressman Steve Israel. Israel, a representative from New York state, first called for legislation to ban 3D...
Activists '3D Print' a Gun In Front of the Texas State Capitol as a Form of Protest

Activists '3D Print' a Gun In Front of the Texas State Capitol as a Form of Protest

It’s a controversial issue, and activists are using a tool which sprung from the 3D printed gun movement to draw attention to their stance on gun rights. A group of gun rights activists gathered outside the Texas State Capitol in Austin yesterday intent on pushing lawmakers to relax open-carry gun laws, and the “featured attraction” […]

It’s a controversial issue, and activists are using a tool which sprung from the 3D printed gun movement to draw attention to their stance on gun rights. A group of gun rights activists gathered outside the Texas State Capitol in Austin yesterday intent on...
Hang a 3D Printed Kalashnikov AK-47 on Your Wall Courtesy of Reddit Maker EasilyUsed

Hang a 3D Printed Kalashnikov AK-47 on Your Wall Courtesy of Reddit Maker EasilyUsed

Mikhail Kalashnikov was a “self-taught tinkerer” who used his mechanical skills and a study of weaponry to design and build the gun that changed the way wars are fought.  His AK-47, also known around the world as the “Kalashnikov” in honor of its creator, is a 7.62×39mm assault rifle renowned for its deadly reliability and […]

Mikhail Kalashnikov was a “self-taught tinkerer” who used his mechanical skills and a study of weaponry to design and build the gun that changed the way wars are fought.  His AK-47, also known around the world as the “Kalashnikov” in honor of its creator,...
Australia Senate Establishes Inquiry to Investigate 3D Printed Firearms

Australia Senate Establishes Inquiry to Investigate 3D Printed Firearms

When is a gun not a gun? When parts of it are 3D printed…or at least that’s what loopholes in legislation can effectively mean in terms of their abilities to regulate the production and sale of firearms. The Australian National Firearms Agreement (NFA) was created following the shooting 1996 in Port Arthur, Australia that left […]

When is a gun not a gun? When parts of it are 3D printed…or at least that’s what loopholes in legislation can effectively mean in terms of their abilities to regulate the production and sale of firearms. The Australian National Firearms Agreement (NFA) was created...

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