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Yeah...I thought I typed printed, but I guess I did not...Still cool how they chose a 1911 for the first 3D printed handgun...
 

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A 3D printed handgun still needs its parts properly heat treated if it's going to last more than a box of ammo without failing. I also wonder how they can 3D print springs and have them be tempered so that they actually work as springs.
 

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I would think that spending half a mill on a printer they could afford a proper rest...:)

It's cool but you could see it had issues returning to battery at first..
 

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A 3D printed handgun still needs its parts properly heat treated if it's going to last more than a box of ammo without failing. I also wonder how they can 3D print springs and have them be tempered so that they actually work as springs.
Article stated that springs were purchased, not printed.

But, where is the trigger?:scratch:
 

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First METAL 3D printed handgun! The first 3D printed handgun is the Liberator, and it was printed in plastic.
 

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possibilities are endless. We might even be able to put the Chinese out of business...unless the printers themselves are made in China.
 

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A 3D printed handgun still needs its parts properly heat treated if it's going to last more than a box of ammo without failing. I also wonder how they can 3D print springs and have them be tempered so that they actually work as springs.
The springs were the only component not printed.
 

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Somewhere JMB is smiling right now. :D
 
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