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+ - Cody Wilson and Defense Distributed create the first 3D Printable Gun->

puddingebola writes: Forbes is reporting that Cody Wilson and his nonprofit Defense Distributed have created the first entirely 3D printable gun. From the article, "Early next week, Wilson, a 25-year University of Texas law student and founder of the non-profit group Defense Distributed, plans to release the 3D-printable CAD files for a gun he calls “the Liberator,”... All sixteen pieces of the Liberator prototype were printed in ABS plastic with a Dimension SST printer from 3D printing company Stratasys, with the exception of a single nail that’s used as a firing pin. The gun is designed to fire standard handgun rounds, using interchangeable barrels for different calibers of ammunition." An update to the story at the bottom of the page notes Congressional opposition is already beginning. Congressman Steve Israel has issued a statement calling for the weapon to be banned.
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