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BREAKING: US Government Takes Over 3D Gun Manufacturer
The Free Patriot ^ | 5/9/13 | Matt Liponoga

Posted on 05/09/2013 7:14:18 PM PDT by NewJerseyJoe

The revolutionary concept of 3-D printed firearms has been building momentum for months now. Online observers, innovators, investors and the generally curious celebrated as the first completely 3-D printed handgun became a reality. Since the blueprint for “The Liberator” hit the web, the file was downloaded thousands of times in just a few days.

Today, the government shut it down.

Cody Wilson, the 3-D gunsmith, law student, and founder of the non-profit innovation outlet, Defense Distributed, broke the bad news in a tweet to his followers.

(Excerpt) Read more at freepatriot.org ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2014election; 2016election; 3dconfiscatioed; 3dgun; 3dgunsmith; 3dmanufacturer; 3dprinting; banglist; defcad; defensedistributed; election2014; election2016; guncontrol; oldnews; partisanmediashill; partisanmediashills; secondamendment
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1 posted on 05/09/2013 7:14:18 PM PDT by NewJerseyJoe
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To: NewJerseyJoe

FUBO FUJN


2 posted on 05/09/2013 7:15:53 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: NewJerseyJoe

Oh no, there goes the plans to upload the 3D laser condoms and beer can opener.


3 posted on 05/09/2013 7:18:44 PM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God Bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: NewJerseyJoe

Kabuki Theater. They cannot stop it. Cat’s out of the bag, and all the government can do is pretend that they are making an effort.


4 posted on 05/09/2013 7:19:40 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: NewJerseyJoe
Sorry fascist bastards, kitty's already loose . . .


             

5 posted on 05/09/2013 7:20:27 PM PDT by tomkat ( yo! > tyrannis delenda est !)
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To: NewJerseyJoe

Feds Pull 3D-Printed Gun Design from Web
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3017658/posts


6 posted on 05/09/2013 7:22:08 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: NewJerseyJoe

The Government knows best ,welcome to the USSA


7 posted on 05/09/2013 7:22:22 PM PDT by molson209
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To: ClearCase_guy

I learned to make a gun when I was about 6 years old from watching my uncle do it while playing with fireworks.


8 posted on 05/09/2013 7:23:44 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: NewJerseyJoe
Back to the lathe... ug
9 posted on 05/09/2013 7:25:35 PM PDT by uncommonsense (Conservatives believe what they see; Liberals see what they believe.)
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To: max americana

Unbelievably clueless they are. The entire manufacturing world is about to be transformed by 3D printing, and they act as if they can squelch it by stomping out one little fire. Any clever high school student could design and print a gun.


10 posted on 05/09/2013 7:25:39 PM PDT by giotto
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To: NewJerseyJoe; AFPhys; AD from SpringBay; ADemocratNoMore; aimhigh; AnalogReigns; archy; ...

3-D Printer Ping!

Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping!

To get onto The Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping List you must threaten to report me to the Mods if I don’t add you to the list...

Vote Fascist photo VoteFascsist_zps2e456e0a.jpg

Red Dwarf Ping

11 posted on 05/09/2013 7:26:19 PM PDT by null and void (America needs to be led by warriors not by lawyers)
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To: NewJerseyJoe

Tactics of totalitarians BUMP!


12 posted on 05/09/2013 7:27:27 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: ClearCase_guy

” They cannot stop it.”

Unless you already have a 3D printer, they can restrict you from getting one, and can require you to be inspected so you don’t make illegal things if they allow you to apply for a permit to get one.


13 posted on 05/09/2013 7:28:29 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: NewJerseyJoe

Soon, Congress might be debating as to whether potential 3D printer buyers need permits like explosives permits. Might see some skyrocketing prices on those things, too.


14 posted on 05/09/2013 7:29:20 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: DBrow

Staples will be selling 3D Printers for around $ 1200.00


15 posted on 05/09/2013 7:29:59 PM PDT by molson209
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To: DBrow

They might be able to hinder geting the printed plastic guns but they’re several hundred years too late to stop people from making them the old fashioned way.

In fact, with modern material and a little common sense, home made guns are probably safer than the expert manufactured guns of the early days.


16 posted on 05/09/2013 7:33:51 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: NewJerseyJoe
Price increases on 3D printers would be the free market at work, though, especially if enterprising entrepreneurs buy enough of those 3D printers quickly enough to sell them at a premium soon. Maybe buyers could get those from such resellers, even without a universal background check on them, if they really hurry and do it now!


17 posted on 05/09/2013 7:34:38 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: NewJerseyJoe

Can’t have people exercising their rights all over the place!


18 posted on 05/09/2013 7:35:15 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: DBrow
You can build your own. That's been open source for several years now. See RepRap.

/johnny

19 posted on 05/09/2013 7:37:14 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks NewJerseyJoe. Barely related sidebar:

Lawless Law
Highlands Ministries | 5-9-13 | R.C. Sproul Jr.
Posted on 05/09/2013 7:07:02 PM PDT by ReformationFan
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/religion/3017692/posts


20 posted on 05/09/2013 7:38:38 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: NewJerseyJoe

Did they pass a law to allow the Feds this power or is Comrade Tut just stealing property?


21 posted on 05/09/2013 7:41:38 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: NewJerseyJoe

The media circus about dangerous, evil, guns is just Libtardism for profit. Yes, I know their profits are down, but Libtards will be libtards.

MediaTards are unaware the military considers guns are for killing retail. Wholesale killing is done with explosives. Ask any Bostonian.

What Libtards can’t accept is the reality of explosives being easy to acquire or make. Even a common propane tank can be a bomb.

A friend, who taught such things to Army Rangers mentioned that government could not prevent bombs, as one can be made with a can of flour and a M-80 firecracker. He mentioned that a one pound can with flour MUST not be used with a firecracker fuse, as one could not light it and run fast enough to escape the lethal radius.

The real danger to America is Islam, which is not really a religion, but a “War Plan”.

But, with a Muslim in the White Mosque, it should come as no surprise that Islam/Muslims get a lip stick application and guns/gun owners are being attacked.

Gubment would be well advised to hope they are merely occasionally shot at(the historic American way), sometimes even hit. Were explosives the American favored weapon, the trough feeders would really have something to be worried about.


22 posted on 05/09/2013 7:43:31 PM PDT by GladesGuru (Islam is antithetical to, and Islam is irreconcilable with, America. Therefore - Islam Delenda Est)
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To: molson209

“Staples will be selling 3D Printers for around $ 1200.00”

If the government becomes frightened of 3D printers, they will restrict access or ownership. Or they will restrict the type of raw stock needed to make certain things.

I suspect guns are not the real issue, it’s putting the means of production into our hands.


23 posted on 05/09/2013 7:46:33 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: JRandomFreeper

Scientific American had plans for one back in the 70’s, in Amateur Scientist.


24 posted on 05/09/2013 7:47:22 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: cripplecreek

“several hundred years too late to stop people from making them the old fashioned way.”

Yup, with CNC machines in high school shops the sky’s the limit. If the kids can get quality steel and have 15 minutes unwatched, they can buzz out a revolver.


25 posted on 05/09/2013 7:54:45 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: NewJerseyJoe

If anybody wants the CAD file, private-mail me your Email and I’ll send it.

The zipped file I’m “aware of” is about 2.02 MB

I’ll include a free photo of Anthony Weiner, plus a montage of Obama and Larry Sinclair performing an islamic ritual.


26 posted on 05/09/2013 7:55:45 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: DBrow
If the government becomes frightened of 3D printers, they will restrict access or ownership. Or they will restrict the type of raw stock needed to make certain things.

Lots of dup threads out now. Someone else mentioned on another, what makes the U.S. gov think only Americans are doing these things? Cat is out of the bag. Others around the world will make 3D printers, as well as improved designs of downloadable guns. And then they'll slip over the border into the U.S. After all, Obama ain't stopping traffic over the border. He's sending metal guns into Mexico, and plastic guns will come from Mexico.

27 posted on 05/09/2013 7:57:02 PM PDT by roadcat
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To: DBrow
Unless you already have a 3D printer, they can restrict you from getting one, and can require you to be inspected so you don’t make illegal things if they allow you to apply for a permit to get one.

The designs are already open source. You can build your own, especially if you already own one to print the parts with.

$499 Portabee 3D Printer

$499 Solidoodle 3D Printer

28 posted on 05/09/2013 7:57:09 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Islam is a religion of peace, and Moslems reserve the right to detonate anyone who says otherwise.)
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To: NewJerseyJoe

http://www.fatguyinmontana.com/2013/05/07/defense-distributed-liberator-pistol/


29 posted on 05/09/2013 7:57:49 PM PDT by FlyingEagle
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To: NewJerseyJoe

Maybe they shouldn’t have named it the Liberator..


30 posted on 05/09/2013 8:01:40 PM PDT by right way right (What's it gonna take? (guillotines?))
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To: roadcat

Excellent point!


31 posted on 05/09/2013 8:04:26 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: max americana

This is fundamentally unAmerican, and too late to stop the spread of the files, thankfully.


32 posted on 05/09/2013 8:05:33 PM PDT by GEC (We're not drilling in ANWR because...)
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To: NewJerseyJoe

Not to worry — my 3D printable kill-drone with HARM missile plans should be going up any day now.


33 posted on 05/09/2013 8:08:28 PM PDT by hemogoblin
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To: GladesGuru

Good post, and regarding sigs, you are more wordy than I.


34 posted on 05/09/2013 8:12:53 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: SaraJohnson

Comrade Carter passed an EO implementing International firearms regulations. Oddly, I don’t think it is a treaty. I wonder if the lawyer in charge will fight this.


35 posted on 05/09/2013 8:18:23 PM PDT by Ingtar (Everyone complains about the weather, but only Liberals try to legislate it.)
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To: cripplecreek

Saw the design. It is basically a single shot handgun. One can easily replace the plastic barrel with a metal substitute to make the barrel last beyond 10 shots. Luty of Britain actually sold a book on how to make a 9mm smoothbore barrel machinegun that uses a single stack magazine with store brought parts/tubing and tools.


36 posted on 05/09/2013 8:19:02 PM PDT by Fee (9/11 first shaking; 2008 finance collapse second shaking; 2015 ????)
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To: NewJerseyJoe
Horse, Barn Door,

Too Late!

It's underground now, idiots.

37 posted on 05/09/2013 8:36:35 PM PDT by Doomonyou (Let them eat Lead.)
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To: DBrow

Most people who are interested will build their own.

Just about any CNC platform can be converted to a 3d printer.

The designs for print heads and entire machines are many, with completed parts available on ebay for quite some time now.


38 posted on 05/09/2013 8:44:21 PM PDT by KEVLAR (Liberty or Death)
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To: KEVLAR

They might convert a CNC to the type of 3D printer that squirts out a stream of plastic, but the ones that make high-strength parts by sintering plastic powder with a laser are a different technology.


39 posted on 05/09/2013 8:53:41 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: FlyingEagle

Got to 95% of downloading from that mirror and it was pulled.

They’re going after it everywhere.


40 posted on 05/09/2013 8:58:10 PM PDT by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Some men just want to watch the world burn.)
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To: NewJerseyJoe

You knew it was bound to happen.


41 posted on 05/09/2013 9:02:22 PM PDT by bgill (The problem is...no one is watching the Watch List!)
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To: NewJerseyJoe

http://deaddrops.com/


42 posted on 05/09/2013 9:02:39 PM PDT by Walkingfeather
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To: ClearCase_guy

Trying to throw their weight around..yet again.


43 posted on 05/09/2013 9:03:53 PM PDT by caww
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To: DBrow

Sure. Just like they can stop a person from making a lathe or any other tool. You need to wise up.


44 posted on 05/09/2013 9:04:28 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: A CA Guy

e-samizdat will fulfill my dream of a Barrett. 50 cal.
Oh, and a Jessica Biehl. A gun and a hon. USA!USA!USA!


45 posted on 05/09/2013 9:04:33 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: KEVLAR

What was the movie where some guy made a gun of wood to take out a politician?

Held it under the table and assembled it there too.


46 posted on 05/09/2013 9:05:58 PM PDT by caww
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To: NewJerseyJoe

When will be become a crime to know things? It happens regularly — the French killed everyone who knew anything a couple hundred years ago. The Khmer Rouge killed everyone who knew anything few decades ago. I guess it’s coming here soon.


47 posted on 05/09/2013 9:07:43 PM PDT by Born to Conserve
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To: WhistlingPastTheGraveyard
They’re going after it everywhere.

It's been on PirateBay for days now, humming around the planet as a torrent file.

The AR-15 receiver and magazine files are circulating via BitTorrent, too.

48 posted on 05/09/2013 9:09:37 PM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: caww

“In the Line of Fire” with Clint Eastwood and John Malkovich.
Malkovich made the gun out of plastic and was able to sneak the bullets in inside a rabbit’s foot keychain.


49 posted on 05/09/2013 9:19:57 PM PDT by mouske
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To: WhistlingPastTheGraveyard

Amazingly the download link for the liberator is still active in the google cached version of the website. Just do a google search for defcad org liberator and select the cached page and download the file.

From a post earlier.


50 posted on 05/09/2013 9:23:31 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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