[Chugalug] 3d printer ar15 magazine

Stephen Kraus ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 17 19:05:30 UTC 2013


'Hard' is subjective. I suspect I could assemble a decent gas cycle system,
it would be how maintenance intensive it would be
On Jan 17, 2013 1:52 PM, "Aaron Welch" <n2nightfall at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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