” As he pulls the firearm from the case to show it to me, a woman walks by with her dog. I hope that we’re not alarming her. She didn’t seem to be surprised in the least. This is Texas, and guns are everywhere from the local Walmart to the state capitol building, every day.
The man with the strange rifle is Cody Wilson, 25, the co-director of Defense Distributed. That’s the group that in the past year has gone from not even existing to being on the verge of changing everything.
Or nothing. The fact is, neither Wilson nor anyone else knows what effect realizing his idea will have. But we’re very close to finding out.
Defense Distributed is about to create the world’s first fully functional, fully printed gun. The wikiweapon will be real.”
- Cody Wilson: 3D Gun Printing Possible ‘By the End of April’ (VIDEO) (guns.com)
- The ATF Has Yet to Be Convinced That 3D-Printed Guns Compare to the Real Thing (motherboard.vice.com)
- Defense Distributed gets license to make and sell 3D printed guns (theverge.com)
- Don’t Understand The 3D Printed Gun Controversy? Watch This Documentary (webpronews.com)
- Click, Print, Gun: The Inside Story of the 3D-Printed Gun Movement (motherboard.vice.com)
- 3D-printed gun maker now has federal firearms license to manufacture, deal guns (arstechnica.com)
- 3D-printed gun site Defense Distributed gets official with license to make & sell firearms (venturebeat.com)
- AR-15, 3D Printed Lower Receiver Withstands More than 650 Rounds, Gun Grabbers Panic (animalsclubfreedom.typepad.com)