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Defense Distributed Will Release Complete 3D printable Pistol in 30 days.
Gun Watch ^ | 23 March, 2013 | Dean Weingarten

Posted on 03/23/2013 2:13:25 PM PDT by marktwain

On a hour long interview with Alex Jones, Cody Wilson of Defense Distributed states that they will be releasing files for a functional, completely 3D printed pistol within a month.

Cody states "We have found some ways to make printable guns work."

Defense Distributed has already shown that they can make workable, usable magazines and lower receivers. This will be the first completely printable firearm.

Expectations are not high, but Cody Wilson believes that it will be capable of a few shots before it becomes inoperable.

It will be a modern day Liberator pistol, delivered by the internet rather than air dropped.

Link to the interview on YouTube

Link to picture and history of Liberator pistol

Link to article on Defense Distributed

©2013 by Dean Weingarten Permission to share granted as long as this notice is included.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Education; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: 3dgun; 3dprinting; banglist; defensedistributed; printablegun
Cody Wilson is fascinating in the interview, but it is an hour long.
1 posted on 03/23/2013 2:13:26 PM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain

I have asked to have the headline corrected.


2 posted on 03/23/2013 2:18:56 PM PDT by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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To: marktwain

Foolish of them to announce in advance. This gives the enemy 30 days to try to disrupt them or shut them down.

They should have kept their mouths shut til the day of release.


3 posted on 03/23/2013 2:25:58 PM PDT by Rytwyng (I'm still fond of the United States. I just can't find it. -- Fred Reed)
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To: Rytwyng

They have been upfront about this goal ever since they organized.


4 posted on 03/23/2013 2:28:50 PM PDT by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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To: marktwain
When 3D printers are outlawed....only Outlaws and FReedom fighters will have them.
5 posted on 03/23/2013 2:29:37 PM PDT by spokeshave (The only people better off today than 4 years ago are the Prisoners at Guantanamo.)
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To: marktwain

It is fairly simple to construct a functioning pistol using basic hardware and plumbing supplies.

http://youtu.be/wxHVDtD2S5U


6 posted on 03/23/2013 2:33:37 PM PDT by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation Continues)
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To: Rytwyng
Lots of folks are tired of skulking in the shadows like cowards and are willing to get in the face of the opposition. Sounds like these guys fall in the second camp.

/johnny

7 posted on 03/23/2013 2:39:31 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Rytwyng
Won't be surprised if Congress writes a bill banning 3D printers.

They can't allow a total end-run around all the anti-gun regulations they spent years to enact.

There may be a futile attempt to censor the internet.

I was disappointed there were no pictures - How many moving parts? Is the body all one piece?

8 posted on 03/23/2013 2:43:17 PM PDT by ZOOKER ( Exploring the fine line between cynicism and outright depression)
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To: JRandomFreeper
Lots of folks are tired of skulking in the shadows like cowards and are willing to get in the face of the opposition.

Don't telegraph your punches --"skulk in the shadows", until you're really ready to hit them, good and hard.

In other words... Better to put the plans out by surprise, and let them be copied and downloaded millions of times, before the enemy knows.

9 posted on 03/23/2013 2:45:20 PM PDT by Rytwyng (I'm still fond of the United States. I just can't find it. -- Fred Reed)
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To: ZOOKER
Won't be surprised if Congress writes a bill banning 3D printers.

THAT horse is already out of the barn. It will work as well as the drug ban and gun bans.

/johnny

10 posted on 03/23/2013 2:46:30 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Rytwyng
The obviously see a benefit to getting in the faces of the opposition and showing them that this is a movement that can't be stopped.

Patriots are tired of waiting for that perfect punch. We'll take what we can get, and throw the oppo off their game.

You do what you feel you need to do. I'll do likewise. No more shadow time for me. They can only kill me once.

/johnny

11 posted on 03/23/2013 2:49:07 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Bubba_Leroy

It is fairly simple to construct a functioning pistol using basic hardware and plumbing supplies.
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Outlaw plumbing supplies and fixtures. LOL


12 posted on 03/23/2013 2:50:30 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: JRandomFreeper
The obviously see a benefit to getting in the faces of the opposition and showing them that this is a movement that can't be stopped. Patriots are tired of waiting for that perfect punch. We'll take what we can get, and throw the oppo off their game.

Don't you think that waiting 30 days, and then saying, "It's already out there!", would accomplish that goal more effectively?

13 posted on 03/23/2013 2:51:26 PM PDT by Rytwyng (I'm still fond of the United States. I just can't find it. -- Fred Reed)
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To: Rytwyng

Even if it were not pre-announced, the first hundred maybe two hundred who downloaded the plans/program would not be tracked, but trust me when I tell you that the entire Internet is fully monitored and most of those downloading such a program will be registered in an NSA data based and searchable.


14 posted on 03/23/2013 2:53:29 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Rytwyng
No. To me it sounds like a counsel to cowardice. I hear it a lot when anyone takes a positive step. 'should have waited', 'not prudent'..

Some folks are going to get ground up in the process, but freedom hasn't ever been won by cautious individuals. It's been the hot-heads that push the issue and sometimes get smacked down that make progress.

/johnny

15 posted on 03/23/2013 2:55:58 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JRandomFreeper; All

I am with you, JR. The 3D effort is pure psyops. Guns have been made in homes for 500 years.

This just makes that fact obvious and undeniable.


16 posted on 03/23/2013 2:56:16 PM PDT by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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To: JRandomFreeper

Liberals are like bullys. They are used to intimidating conservatives and getting away with it. As Gov. Scott Walker so ably showed, when you stand up to them you have a good chance of winning. And win he did.


17 posted on 03/23/2013 3:00:37 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: marktwain

More on the Liberator:

What Good Can a Handgun Do Against An Army?
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-backroom/2312894/posts


18 posted on 03/23/2013 3:01:08 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: marktwain
Guns have been made in homes for 500 years.

Yep. I've had a lathe and a milling machine in the shop for years. Any day I want, I can go out there and start cranking out Liberator equivalents and I'm just a cook that passed shop class.

/johnny

19 posted on 03/23/2013 3:05:00 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: MHGinTN

The Gestapo/SS-SD/Abwahr and NKVD/KGB/GRU were also very thorough for their time, yet I don’t see a Third Reich or USSR around anymore.


20 posted on 03/23/2013 3:05:37 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: JRandomFreeper
Won't be surprised if Congress writes a bill banning 3D printers.
THAT horse is already out of the barn.

I suppose most Universities have these printers, along with some high-tech firms. Not a long list of owners, but ATF has it and is constantly updating it. You can bet they know where every one is.

The "ink" for these printers is pretty unique, too - could end up on a list of its own.

21 posted on 03/23/2013 3:06:44 PM PDT by ZOOKER
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To: ZOOKER

Are you aware that a program has been up for sometime which allows a 3D printer to make all the parts needed for building a 3D printer? Did you know that this printer tech is already printing in alive cell ‘ink’ and metal printing is also being done?


22 posted on 03/23/2013 3:15:50 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: ZOOKER
Not a long list of owners,

That turns out to not be the case. There is a very strong group of people that build their own. In at least one case, Rep-Rap, there is an open-source push to build a printer that can print a copy of itself.

And the 'ink' isn't unique at all. The various types are very common now.

The technology has really moved forward quickly over the last 7 years.

/johnny

23 posted on 03/23/2013 3:17:30 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: ZOOKER
For the record. I don't give a damn what 'lists' I'm on. I'm not going through life like a coward. That's no way for a free man to live.

I can be killed. I can't be cowed.

/johnny

24 posted on 03/23/2013 3:22:16 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: marktwain
I have a lot if the same beliefs as Cody. Socialists think they have won, but with YouTube, iTunes, and now 3D printing, they have lost the stranglehold on the means of production and distribution.

I think conservatives understand this. The GOP had better wake up and fully understand this if it would like to choose to survive. It is more important to see that the world has changed than to obsess over the last election.

25 posted on 03/23/2013 3:26:28 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: ZOOKER
I suppose most Universities have these printers, along with some high-tech firms. Not a long list of owners, but ATF has it and is constantly updating it. You can bet they know where every one is.

The "ink" for these printers is pretty unique, too - could end up on a list of its own.

While they may start tracking these if they can, the original low cost printers are do-it-yourself open source projects. Nobody knows who has them. As for the ink, there are many materials, including very common thermoplastics. These plastics are so common that there are another class of do-it-yourself machines which grind up and recycle used household plastics into printer filaments. You might soon be able to manufacture a gun out of recycled prescription bottle caps or ABS pluming pipes.

26 posted on 03/23/2013 3:34:17 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: marktwain

Hola pistola!!!


27 posted on 03/23/2013 4:30:59 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: marktwain

I want one with a pistol grip. Assault pistol!


28 posted on 03/23/2013 4:53:05 PM PDT by tupac (the crux of the biscuit is the apostrophe)
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To: JRandomFreeper; All

Wasn’t the character in the “Die Hard” movies a cook?


29 posted on 03/23/2013 5:05:01 PM PDT by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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To: marktwain
I don't think so. I only saw the first one. I thought he was a NY cop.

/johnny

30 posted on 03/23/2013 5:10:20 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: marktwain

You are probably right. On reflection, it was a similar type movie on a naval ship, and I think the character was played by Steven Seagal.

Found it. Under Siege.


31 posted on 03/23/2013 5:27:29 PM PDT by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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To: marktwain

It’s not hard to make something that will stand up to a few shots with low pressure ammo. You can actually use dense hardwood like oak, with a few scrap metal parts.


32 posted on 03/23/2013 6:41:56 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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http://youtu.be/_VGpPUzzIio


33 posted on 03/23/2013 6:49:04 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: ZOOKER
“Won't be surprised if Congress writes a bill banning 3D printers.”

In East Germany, every typewriter was registered with the state and possession of an unregistered typewriter sent you to the gulag. The Internet isn't a typewriter and Congress would find it hard to control a product necessary to various industries. Think: huge potential Black Market similar to what happened during Prohibition.

34 posted on 03/23/2013 10:44:38 PM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: MasterGunner01

I don’t think that the unions would be too happy about them,either.This sort of technology would by pass the manufacturing and transportation unions, allowing anyone to create anything and sell it anywhere, without union intervention.


35 posted on 03/24/2013 4:42:33 AM PDT by jmcenanly ("The more corrupt the state, the more laws." Tacitus, Publius Cornelius)
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To: Starboard
Outlaw plumbing supplies and fixtures.

If plumbing supplies are outlawed, only outlaws will have plumbing supplies.

36 posted on 03/24/2013 5:29:55 PM PDT by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation Continues)
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To: JRandomFreeper
freedom hasn't ever been won by cautious individuals.

You really need to read Sun Tzu.

37 posted on 03/30/2013 5:40:24 PM PDT by Rytwyng (I'm still fond of the United States. I just can't find it. -- Fred Reed)
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