3D printed weapons and FUD.

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Earlier this week some parts of the Net lit up as a result of a discussion thread (which is just now beginning to make its rounds outside of the community. A gunsmith going by the handle Haveblue is said to have run off a .22 calibre pistol on a home 3D printer and fired a couple of magazines worth of ammunition with it for testing. The media's already saying that 3d printing is now firmly in the realm of criminal activity, which is no surprise because that kind of headline is guaranteed to get eyes on articles.

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