3d Printed Firearms Archives | 3d Printing Era

Category Archives for 3d Printed Firearms

Obama’s Gun Control and 3d Printing High Capacity Magazines

On Wednesday, President Obama delivered a speech advocating gun control legislation.  One provision he endorsed was to limit magazine size to 10 rounds.  While adding the provision might limit the spread of larger magazines among hobbyists, 3d printing provides an … Continue reading

17. January 2013 by admin
Categories: 3d Printed Firearms, News

The Future of Military Logistics is 3d Printing

The US Defense Logistics budget is estimated to be $454 million for 2012.  That includes replacement parts, fuel for transporting supplies, and maintenance.  The military logistics pathways spend millions of dollars shipping replacement parts across the world.  A proof-of-concept project … Continue reading

12. December 2012 by admin
Categories: 3d Printed Firearms, 3d Printers, 3d Scanning, Metal 3D Printing

Completely Plastic 3d Printed Guns Are Illegal

A few days after the news broke that a 3d Printed Assault Rifle part was tested, Representative Steve Israel urged congress to renew a bill called the Undetectable Firearms Act.  Passed in 1988 and renewed by Bush, the act makes … Continue reading

10. December 2012 by admin
Categories: 3d Printed Firearms, News

3d Printed Assault Rifle Parts

They’re not ready for real world use yet, but hobbyists have test fired an AR-15 Assault Rifle with a 3d printed lower receiver.  The lower receiver consists of the trigger and grip of the gun.  The 3d printed piece broke … Continue reading

04. December 2012 by admin
Categories: 3d Printed Firearms, Metal 3D Printing