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Free access to 3D printer files

Post by bignflnut » Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:06 am

Here's a recent video done by ReasonTV discussing Defense Distributed, who sells a 3D printer allowing people to make a range of weapon parts at home, without the ATF/FFL/ NICS / gun control apparatus that's currently the norm.

Is a computer file protected under "free speech" if it is a diagram of some regulated item?
Should people be able to manufacture and assemble weapons at home?

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Re: Free access to 3D printer files

Post by rimfireOH » Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:23 am

Is this much different from acquiring an 80% receiver and finishing it at home?

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Post by AlanM » Tue Feb 06, 2018 5:41 pm

rimfireOH wrote:Is this much different from acquiring an 80% receiver and finishing it at home?
Or making an AR-15 lower out of beverage cans. (recycled aluminum)
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Re: Free access to 3D printer files

Post by AlanM » Tue Feb 06, 2018 5:54 pm

In 1967, while stationed in the Idaho desert at S1W the prototype reactor plant for the Nautilus, a nuc Electronics Tech. showed me a 1911 he had machined and built using the Unimat he had set up in the house trailer he was renting.
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