And it’ll never rust….

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3D printing company Solid Concepts announced it has manufactured the world’s first 3D Printed Metal Gun using a laser sintering process and powdered metals.
The gun, a 1911 classic design, has already handled 50 rounds of successful firing. It is composed of 33 17-4 Stainless Steel and Inconel 625 components, and decked with a Selective Laser Sintered (SLS) carbon-fiber filled nylon hand grip.

at 3ders.org

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Your .50 cal rifle not ‘doing it’ for you any longer, what about .905?

Gun company displays largest-caliber rifle ever created with bullets that cost $40 a piece

  • The .905-caliber rifle fires rounds about 2,100 feet per second
  • The gun also has 2,777 foot-pounds of recoil energy, which essentially makes it as powerful – and gives it about as much ‘kick’ – as firing 10 .30-6 rifles at the same time.
  • The company has only produced three of the uber-powerful rifles

20130803-185212.jpg20130803-185220.jpgRead more at the Daily Mail, UK, http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2383113/Gun-company-displays-largest-caliber-rifle-created-bullets-cost-40-piece.html the American gun culture is a continuing horror show for many in the UK, as our home invasion and violent crime rates go down and theirs goes up.