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  • $25 Gun Created With Cheap 3D Printer Fires Nine Shots (Video)

    05/20/2013 8:44:44 PM PDT · by marktwain · 71 replies
    forbes.com ^ | 20 May, 2013 | Andy Greenberg
    When high tech gunsmith group Defense Distributed test-fired the world’s first fully 3D-printed firearm earlier this month, some critics dismissed the demonstration as expensive and impractical, arguing it could only be done with a high-end industrial 3D printer and that the plastic weapon wouldn’t last more than a single shot. Now a couple of hobbyists have proven them wrong on both counts.One evening late last week, a Wisconsin engineer who calls himself “Joe” test-fired a new version of that handgun printed on a $1,725 Lulzbot A0-101 consumer-grade 3D printer, far cheaper than the one used by Defense Distributed. Joe, who...