tinyarena: Quantum Apostrophe: Fubini: That said, handguns have been "accurate enough" for most uses for about 100 years or so now, so maybe it's all moot.Luddite. We have now reached the point where we can reproduce 19th century technology in a much more complex, expensive and resource-intensive way than before.If that isn't the future you want to live in, well then I suggest you grab the next Virgin Galactic Space Ship to Moon Colony Gingrich.Flawless Victory
Bigdogdaddy: It's probably against the law to manufacture any type of pistol without a serial number.
Bigdogdaddy: It has to be heat treated, which is something most people don't have access to, Probably around 1500 degrees F and quenched by someone that knew metallurgy. Not really worried about this until they can get past that part.
Memoryalpha: Oh my look at what they've done... The maker community must be just drooling over this, NOT. Baring having upwards of $750k to spend on a laser sintering system there won't be any sudden rash of 3d handgun fire going on. One of these things has about as much to do with the average garage based 3d printer as a Ferrari has to do with a skateboard made by nailing the wheels from an old roller skate onto a 2x4. The video and attendant internet buzz over this is what's commonly known as a publicity stunt by Solid Concepts, nothing more.
GodComplex: Anyone who can chuck a drill bit could make a semi-auto gun in a weekend.
thisisyourbrainonFark: Oops, too bad you're not allowed to own an AK-47, so have fun when the FTA comes knocking on your door.
Bigdogdaddy: It's probably against the law to manufacture any type of pistol without a serial number. I wonder if they broke the law just by making that if it doesn't have one?
cretinbob: and it only costs $1 million
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