[EMS Discuss] Discuss Digest, Vol 20, Issue 18

Rick Osgood EMAIL HIDDEN
Fri May 24 14:58:13 PDT 2013


Here's an article talking about the gun that exploded.
http://www.techworld.com.au/article/462774/nsw_police_issues_warning_3d_printed_guns/


On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 12:56 PM, Kassie <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:

> It's possible on a makerbot/reprap style machine.  The stratasys machine
> is inline with makerbot except it has a heated chamber.  Bed size of the
> machine is the only major problem I would see.
>
> Regarding firing the gun:  I am not commenting from a concerned about
> misuse, mishandling of a firearm, or the ethics. This is purely a safety
> thing. This gun is experimental and I would only fire it with the
> expectation that it would explode.
>
> It has exploded with multiple shots. It was probably from a weakening of
> internal component over time.  However, it is possible that a first shot
> could fail.  Especially when you factor in that every machine prints a
> little differently.
>
> If it were me, I would remote fire it (like they do on mythbusters) but
> its up to you and your family to decide what is an except able risk.
>
> In full disclosure, I do have a lot of legal and ethical concerns about
> THIS weapon, it's making and owning particularly for a minor. I do not have
> the same issues with guns in general.
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On May 24, 2013, at 12:14 PM, Connor Weller <EMAIL HIDDEN>
> wrote:
>
> > The reason I would like to have the gun file is to see if I can get it
> working and see if its possible on a makerbot printer. I don't plan on
> using it for anything other than test purposes, and only at a shooting
> range and shot from a distane
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Connor Weller
> >
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> >> Was anybody able to secure the 3D printed gun file before it was
> removed?
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> >> Yup. ?It was thoroughly Streisanded, I've got a copy if you'd like to
> check it out. ?I don't recommend printing it because of the materials cost
> and the jury is out on how a home printer can do versus the $8k stratasys,
> but I'll bring in a copy for redundant archival purposes.
> >> - Ben
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> >> Date: Fri, 24 May 2013 11:14:26 -0700
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> >> I would second the caution even on a stratasys.
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> >> On May 24, 2013, at 11:07 AM, "Benjamin Hallert" <EMAIL HIDDEN>
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> >>> Yup.  It was thoroughly Streisanded, I've got a copy if you'd like to
> check it out.  I don't recommend printing it because of the materials cost
> and the jury is out on how a home printer can do versus the $8k stratasys,
> but I'll bring in a copy for redundant archival purposes.
> >>> - Ben
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