[Chugalug] 3d printer ar15 magazine

Aaron Welch n2nightfall at gmail.com
Thu Jan 17 18:45:22 UTC 2013


Barrels can use liners and wrapped carbon fiber for strength.  I would use a CNC machine to produce the high pressure receiver components.  Making a single shot rifle is actually pretty easy, it is the repeating cycle part that is hard.

-AW

On Jan 17, 2013, at 1:39 PM, Stephen Kraus <ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com> wrote:

> What you begin to encounter unless your gun fires only light calibres (.22 etc.) is stress issues, the current group working on printed weapon parts has encountered issues with broken components and parts failures.
> 
> For instance, you'll never be really able to print your own barrel or hammer, and even the bolt would be hard to really print and expect to hold up to stress factors.
> 
> On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 1:34 PM, Tim Youngblood <timyoungblood at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I really enjoy the influence (collision?) that technology has on these major issues. What happens when I can print my own gun? What happens when I can print my own anything? How does a government tax that inventory? How does a smart gun (biometric secured) gun affect the conversation? Do we need a smart hammer? (more people bludgeoned to death with Estwing hammers than killed with guns). That last one was a joke.
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