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DoD is trying to shut down Defense Distributed, designer of 3D printed firearms

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by mancat, May 9, 2013.

  1. mancat

    mancat Kitsap County Well-Known Member

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    Looks like the feds are trying to strongarm Defense Distributed, the group that has been distributing CAD designs for printed magazines, receivers, and recently a complete pistol.

    BREAKING: Dept. of Defense Shuts Down Defense Distributed | The Truth About GunsThe Truth About Guns

     
  2. Kevinkris

    Kevinkris Aloha Well-Known Member

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    doesnt sound like its a true story. this guy has been doing this for a while and he hasnt done anything except release information.
     
  3. Bushman

    Bushman Auburn, WA Well-Known Member

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  4. deen_ad

    deen_ad Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    Follow the link and see for yourself like I did, yes it's true!
     
  5. bellarum

    bellarum beaverton Well-Known Member

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    What we need is 3-D printed ammo:)
     
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  6. Don H

    Don H Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I have a brick of 3-D printed .22LR for only $125. :)
     
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  7. Dave Workman

    Dave Workman Western Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    deen_ad Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    And people say the UN Arms treaty won't affect our 2nd Amendment rights too.
     
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    svxr8dr Vancouver, WA OathKeeper #004404

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    drew OR Well-Known Member

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  11. Biped

    Biped Beaverton Member

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    If you own a 3D printer then you more than likely own or use 3D design software, so you can design anything you need. No need to download someone elses files.
     
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  12. Redcap

    Redcap Lewis County, WA Well-Known Member

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    But if you do, all the work is already done.
     
  13. Kevinkris

    Kevinkris Aloha Well-Known Member

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    it wouldnt be the first time he has claimed to be shut down my the DoD. if he had committed a crime, he would be in jail. the DoD cannot ask for information to be censored by private organizations/companies except on TV and radio.

    its just another publicity stunt and they really are starting to get attention from the wrong people because of it.
     
  14. Misterbill

    Misterbill Yakima County, Washington New Member

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    Actually it's the Dept of State. Which you'd already know if you bothered to do any research.

    The actual letter:

     
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    RB87 Oregon Active Member

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    RicInOR Washington County Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Solved Lane County Member

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    If don't know if anyone remembers when this guy went viral before for is 3d printed single shot "liberator", but this image went viral almost immediately.

    http://i.imgur.com/jmfOMuV.jpg
     
  18. bellarum

    bellarum beaverton Well-Known Member

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    Can't un ring this bell. 3d printers making 3d printers making firearms!
     
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