Printing Assault Rifles at Home

Can you even begin to get your head around the legal, regulatory, and moral issues that will arise when 3D printing gets to the point where anyone can print an assault rifle in their kitchen for a few dozen dollars? Well, that time is now. [via BoingBoing]


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  • Dan Durocher

    I saw this story a few days ago. I think he only “printed” the lower receiver. The upper receiver is a traditionally manufacture one. For those who are unfamiliar with firearms, the upper receiver is the part that contains the barrel, bolt, firing-pin, etc. The lower receiver consists of the trigger mechanism, magazine well, stock, etc.