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Man Gets $21,000 for 3D Printed Guns in NY — What Does it Mean for Gun Buybacks?

Gun buybacks are turning into the perfect opportunity to sell 3D printed guns and gun parts. In the last several months, there have been such events in Philadelphia, Raleigh, Michigan,…

Law Enforcement in Australia, Spain, U.S. and Canada Continue Targeting 3D Printed Guns

Earlier this year, a report by the Dutch police revealed signs that 3D printed guns were on the rise; then, the first International Conference on 3D Printed Firearms took place…

New US Federal Rule Treats 3D Printed Guns Like Any Other Firearm

In April 2022, President Biden expressed his determination to crack down on ghost guns, promising that “if you commit a crime with a ghost gun, expect federal prosecution.” Now, a…

3D Printed Gun Arrests, Raids and a Man who Got $3,000 at a Gun Buyback

Following an investigative story published by 3DPrint.com this June about 3D printed gun-related arrests and confirmation by the Dutch police of an increase in this type of ghost weapons (unserialized,…

Australian Teen Accused of Manufacturing Fully Functional 3D Printed Firearm           

On Monday, Western Australia Detective Senior Sargent Blair Smith announced charges against an 18-year-old man for illegally manufacturing and possessing firearms. The teen is accused of using a 3D printer…

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Dutch Police Confirm Increase in 3D Printed Guns

Dutch police recently revealed that there has been a significant increase in 3D printed weapons in the Netherlands and abroad. The announcement comes after the National Unit, which combats serious…

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3D Printed Gun Arrests Tripled in Less Than Two Years – 3DPrint.com Investigates

Gun violence is on the rise. Recent events, including mass shootings at an elementary school in Texas, a deadly assault at a medical facility in Oklahoma, and last year’s anti-Semitic…

3D Printing News Briefs, September 11, 2021: Rocket Nozzles, Ghost Guns, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, Stratasys is the first founding partner of nFrontier’s Emerging Technologies Center in Berlin, which is looking to become one of Europe’s top facilities of…

New Zealand Police Seize First 3D Printed Gun in Gang Bust

New Zealand Police officers discovered a 3D-printed gun after they busted the home of a gang member wanted for breaching his bail conditions. After the bust on May 29, 2021,…

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New Singapore Law Criminalizes Possession of Blueprints for 3D Printing Guns

Singapore moved to control digital blueprints for 3D printing guns or major gun parts, like barrels or trigger mechanisms. On January 5, 2021, Parliament passed a new Guns, Explosives, and…

Was the Gun Used to Kill a Rhode Island Woman 3D Printed or Not?

The topic of 3D printed guns has long been an intensely controversial issue. There are plenty of industry professionals who believe that 3D printed guns are not nearly as big of…

How Feasible is it to use 3D Printing to Maintain Military Assault Rifles?

In ‘Additive manufacturing for field repair and maintenance of the assault rifle AK5C – a feasibility study,’ Master’s student Emmelie Simic of Uppsala Universitet (Sweden) explores the feasibility for using…

Walmart Patents the 3D Printing Gun (As in Glue Gun or 3D Printing Pen)

Now the English language is an imprecise vehicle at the best of times. So we need to be precise here. Walmart Apollo LLC a patent and trademark vehicle of Walmart obtained…

Misinformation, Panic, and 3D Printed Guns

In June 2018, Cody Wilson’s non-profit Defense Distributed and the U.S. State Department settled their long-running lawsuit over whether the government can block the Internet distribution of Defense Distributed’s digital…

Ready, 3D Print, Fire! Antique Rifle Is Recreated on ZMorph 2.0 SX

The ZMorph 2.0 SX Multitool 3D printer is definitely being put to use around the world. Lately, we’ve seen creations such as the multifunctional walker prototype and the eco-friendly shoe….

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — January 21, 2017

In our latest edition of “The Stories We Missed This Week,” we’ve got an array of new partnerships and acquisitions, 3D printed gun news, and more. First, Pixologic is expanding…

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…

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…

3D Print a Half-Life 2 Turret/Sentry Gun That Can Shoot Mini Marshmallows

If you’re even a casual gamer, you’re likely at least somewhat familiar with Half-Life 2, even if you haven’t played it yourself. The first-person shooter game was released in 2004 to…

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…

The World’s First Fully 3D Printed Revolver is Here

Mechanical engineering student James Patrick recently uploaded a video to his YouTube channel showing off the fully functional PM522 Washbear .22LR revolver that he designed and 3D printed. With the…

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…

The 10 Coolest Things to Ever Be 3D Printed

Okay, I know a list like this may be a tad bit too cliché for the internet but after covering the industry for close to two years now I thought…