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VIDEO: Working Gun Made With 3D Printer

VIDEO: Working Gun Made With 3D Printer

By Rebecca Morelle
Science reporter, BBC World Service, Texas
6 May 2013 Last updated at 02:38 ET

The world's first gun made with 3D printer technology has been successfully fired in the US.

The controversial group which created the firearm, Defense Distributed, plans to make the blueprints available online.

The group has spent a year trying to create the firearm, which was successfully tested on Saturday at a firing range south of Austin, Texas.

Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-22421185



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Before they try to ban 3D-printed guns...

maybe they should start with a ban on 3D-printed rocks which children or tribesmen might throw at each other...

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