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    plastic gun made from 3 D laser

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...=feeds-newsxml Man from Austin Texas innvents new gun.


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    Re: plastic gun made from 3 D laser

    Now we just need the bullets to be made from 3D laser printer

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    Re: plastic gun made from 3 D laser

    I recall hearing about this. As I recall, the first several prototypes broke during minor testing (the triggers were not strong enough). The photo in the article seems to suggest this is a common problem with poor designs such as this.

    Not sure what the benefits of having a plastic firearm are, aside from I suppose less maintenance, at the sacrifice of durability.

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    The purpose is that anyone and everyone can send the file around for the gun plug it into their 3D printer and print themself a gun. Could lead to a lot of problems down the road if they begin producing functioning guns

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    Re: plastic gun made from 3 D laser

    The modern day Zip gun

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    Re: plastic gun made from 3 D laser

    Quote Originally Posted by The-Dullahan View Post
    Not sure what the benefits of having a plastic firearm are, aside from I suppose less maintenance, at the sacrifice of durability.
    The big "benefit"/problem is that they are supposedly easy to make and undetectable in a metal detector. Not so in an airport ex-ray machine.

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    Re: plastic gun made from 3 D laser

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    The purpose is that anyone and everyone can send the file around for the gun plug it into their 3D printer and print themself a gun. Could lead to a lot of problems down the road if they begin producing functioning guns
    Sure, they just need a $30.000.00 dollar plastic image printer & about $3000.00 bucks of polyurethane plastic pellets. $33.000.00 bucks buy a lot illegal guns no matter where you are in the world!

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    Exactly. It is not cost effective, it is less durable and seriously, when was the last time that any of you had a near death experience that the only reason you had survived was because you had illegally smuggled a weapon through a metal detector? Never? Yeah...That's what I thought...

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    Re: plastic gun made from 3 D laser

    I've been making rifles and revolvers since I was in high school. I still have a .243 win. made on a Springfield action, a .44 Remington cap and ball revolver from a kit, and a .458 Win Mag made on an Enfield action. In between are a bunch of muzzle loaders and single shot pistols.
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    Re: plastic gun made from 3 D laser

    What's your point?

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    Re: plastic gun made from 3 D laser

    Anybody can makes guns. Some are better than others.

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    I was appalled at the introduction of the Nylon 66 by the Remington Arms Company many years ago. They went from precisely machined steel parts to pressed sheet iron and rivets and finished off any semblance of craftsmanship with plastic.
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    Re: plastic gun made from 3 D laser

    Anybody can makes guns. Some are better than others.
    But the thread is about PLASTIC guns.

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    Re: plastic gun made from 3 D laser

    FP-45 Liberator, cost $2.10


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    Re: plastic gun made from 3 D laser

    But it's not plastic or made from a laser printer.

    I'd be afraid to shoot it.

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    Re: plastic gun made from 3 D laser

    I feel safer with this one!


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