guns

HEXWAVE: Waving Goodbye to “Threat” of 3D Printed Guns?

3D printed guns remain a controversy, despite the comparatively little threat they pose compared to mass-produced weaponry (that isn’t to say that there are no dangers to the technology). As…

3DPod: 3D Printing Podcast Episode 4 3D Printing Guns

Today Maxwell Bogue and I take a look at a rather contentious subject 3D printing guns. Is there a real threat? Are we making the problem worse by discussing it?…

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…

Australian Cosplayer Faces Prison for 3D Printed Replica Guns

Lately, the topic of 3D printed guns has been a hot one, particularly in the United States as the legality of 3D printing guns and distributing their design files online has…

The Debate Over 3D Printed Guns Rages on Around the US

The topic of 3D printed guns has been a pretty hot button issue around the world for quite a while, and especially in the US at this time. But rather than…

We Have to Take a Stand on 3D Printed Guns

We as a 3D Printing community to take a stand on 3D printed guns. I don’t know where you stand politically on the gun debate, nor do I care. We…

3D Printing Bump-Fire Stocks

Before the horrific massacre in Las Vegas, I, and I suspect most people, had never heard of bump stocks or bump-fire stocks.  As shown below, they are after-market gun stocks…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Authorities Seize 3D Printed Assault Rifle From Two Oregon Felons

A lot can be said of gun laws, as there is a never-ending debate over the rules which should be put in place to either allow or restrict individuals from…

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…

North America Just Tested Its First Functional Metal 3D Printed Gun Silencer

Metal 3D printing has started to revolutionize the design and manufacturing of automobile engines, rocket engines, medical devices, and even jewelry. Thanks to metal 3D printing processes like Selective Laser…

BrainExploderCreations 3D Prints Shotshells for Airsoft Revolvers

During the 1970s, strict firearms laws in Japan led to the development of “Airsoft” guns and the game played with them. One source says the earliest mass produced Airsoft gun likely…

Powerful & Functional 3D Printed AR-10 Lower Receiver, Fires 7.62-Millimeter Bullets ‘Without Issue’

While even the most detached layperson will tell you they are aware of some of the amazing and positive feats being accomplished with 3D printing — from heartwarming stories of…

Texas Gun Dealer 3D Prints a Plastic Silencer

Call them what you will — a silencer, a suppressor, a moderator, a muffler, or a can — but they’re all devices to reduce the sound of a round being discharged from…

3D Printed Guns… Who’s in Danger?

3D-printed guns are subject of a lot of very heated debates, and a recent study conducted by NABIS (National Ballistics Intelligence Service), the firearms department of English police, will only…

‘In the Year 2054: Rifles will 3D print their own bullets’ – At Least According to Call of Duty Developer

It’s always fun predicting the future. People do it all the time because it is entertaining to imagine a world that we or our children will one day have the…