3D-Printed AK Magazine Unveiled by Defense Distributed

Feinstein AK magazineDefense DistributedI'm an AK owner myself, so I admit that Defense Distributed's latest little offering appeals directly to me. The thought of printing high-capacity magazines in the privacy of my own home for my rugged, politically incorrect "assault weapon" just ... sits very right. I'm not the only one, I'm sure. So sit back and behold the (drumroll, please) Feinstein! Yes, the latest high-capacity magazine from Defense Distributed, soon to come to a 3D printer near you, is named after California's jolly ol' elf of a senator, Dianne Feinstein, who has done so much to encourage firearms sales and innovations in gun-related homebrew solutions.

Rock on, Defense Distributed. And Dianne? Could you see fit to try to ban, or at least severely restrict, pinot noir? I really look forward to a creative technical solution that lets me pour the stuff from my kitchen taps. A little nudge from you seems to go an awfully long way ...

When the plans for the Feinstein are available ("coming soon," promises Defense Distributed), you'll be able to download them from defcad.org.

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  • The Sherriff of Fistingham™||

    Ginned up outrage over the dangers on a 3-D printer in 3....2...11111111111

  • bmp1701||

    3D printers are a direct threat to democracy and the ability of the people to govern themselves. Without the ability to effectively ban things, how will the government form us into good citizens, or punish people who wish to acquire contraband that was prohibited by vote?

  • Tonio||

    Oh, they already have. I was discussing 3D Printing with some friends, carefully avoiding mentioning firearms-related applications, and one of the proggies immediately started deriding and brought up the magazines.

  • ||

    "Fuck all the good 3D printers will be able to do, from printing replacement organs to food to whatnot, someone could make a magazine that's almost as good as one they could make very easily out of sheet metal! We can't have that!"

    CONTROL. That's all it's about.

  • John||

    Better a few children die of disease or starvation than risk my special snowflake from one of those evil magazines.

  • Killazontherun||

    Progressive Luddite? Did you ask him how he proposed to square that circle?

  • Hyperion||

    All progessives are luddites. It's an old, retreaded, ideology that has proven again and again to not be workable.

    So, yes, luddite is a very accurate term for them.

  • ||

    Not to mention the luddites were proto-unionists who used violence to fight the man.

  • Hyperion||

    Yeah. It's strange how when I am trying to debate one of them, or even reading their comments over at the FluffHost, how I see visions of them attacking tractors with pitch forks, or pacing around some dungeon in hooded robes, ready to start torturing some poor heretic on the rack.

    They're extremely intolerant.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    It's the assaultquester!

  • Graphite||

    I love having an AK so much, I bought a second "California legal" one when I moved to The People's Bear Republic. The only problem with them is that the ammo has gotten so damned expensive. Love that they're calling this the Feinstein.

  • OldMexican||

    Re: Graphite,

    Love that they're calling this the Feinstein.


    Only because they felt calling it "That Cunt" was too much...

  • Graphite||

    I can recommend this clip if you are looking for some good Feinstein-related schadenfreude:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pu7H96yrDJE

  • Almanian!||

    Uh, the term is "MAGAZINE"...

  • ||

  • Rhywun||

    I was hoping for Jesus Jones. Oh well.

  • fish_remote||

    Only because they felt calling it "That Cunt" was too much...

    How about the "the Schultz" as a compromise? Ken....not Sergeant.

  • OldMexican||

    We can print our own Revolution! No more underground factories! Yay!

  • Archduke Pantsfan||

    what will we do with all the unemployed orphans?

  • Hyperion||

    Use them as monocle polishers?

  • Ken Shultz||

    Cody Wilson is apparently an anarchist of some sort--God bless him.

    Watching the politicians screw everything up worse and worse, year after year, it's nice to have somebody come along like that and remind everybody that the sort of future we have will not be determined by politicians.

  • General Butt Naked||

    Yeah, I've seen interviews and different talks he's given online and I believe he's ancap. Real smart guy too, I'm glad he's on our side.

  • Rhywun||

    the sort of future we have will not be determined by politicians

    +1

  • John||

    Way to go JD.

  • ||

    Oh baby. Thank you Defense Distributed.

  • Tonio||

    Chavez' corpse to go on permanent display.

  • General Butt Naked||

    We can't even joke about anything anymore. The world is satirical in reference to itself.

  • Ken Shultz||

    Just like they did with Lenin.

  • ||

    Stalin, too!

  • John||

    That is just so common with democratically elected leaders. eye roll.

  • ||

    Will the tumor go in its own display case?

  • John||

    +1

  • Archduke Pantsfan||

    Will it have a handle from the inside, so he can get out when he resurrects?

  • John||

    No silly. That is what they will do for Obama when he dies.

  • Irish||

    Not According to Ahmadinejad.

    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad left Tehran today to attend Hugo Chavez’s funeral. But that’s not all — in his condolences for the former Venezuelan president, Ahmadinejad said he has “no doubt Chavez will return to Earth together with Jesus and the perfect” Imam Mahdi, the most revered figure of Shiite Muslims, according to AP.

    Chavez is risen. Truly, he is risen.

  • Hyperion||

    why are they trying to steal Inca tradition?

    Incas were from Peru, not Venezuela.

    Tupac Chavez! Commie racists!

  • juris imprudent||

    Proving what good Marxists they are (Bonapartism).

  • ant1sthenes||

    And they accuse Commies of being atheists.

  • SumpTump||

    Thats amazing, I must have one of those printers!

    www.EliteProxy.da.bz

  • Archduke Pantsfan||

    Hugo Chávez's final words: 'I don't want to die'

  • John||

    I am sure he didn't. There might have been just enough Catholic left in him to worry about what might await him.

  • Hyperion||

    And all he wanted was some hot choc-oh-let. Now he's gonna be swimming in it, extra hot! Bwahahhaaahaaa!

  • sloopyinca||

    I wish I could afford one of those printers. Anybody know what they cost (with software) and what the expected cost curve gets us to tech-wise and cost-wise in 3 years?

  • Ken Shultz||

    You can gets kits to put together yourself for a few hundred bucks.

    http://www.3ders.org/pricecompare/3dprinters/

    A lot of the software is open source.

  • EDG reppin' LBC||

    You can join a hacker space group for a monthly fee. A couple of the spaces in SoCal have 3D printers. One of the places is "gun friendly".
    http://hackerspaces.org/wiki/List_of_Hacker_Spaces

  • Archduke Pantsfan||

    3d printing is so last week

  • sloopyinca||

    So basically MIT is trying to reinvent Magic Grow toys?

  • Archduke Pantsfan||

    yep, with water, or electrical pulses

  • sloopyinca||

    MIT Scientist: "But wait, there's more! If you order now we'll double your order for free. So now, you'll get not one, but two Magic Grow Animal packs. And these things will grow to ten times their original size, kids. So call now!"

  • Archduke Pantsfan||

    yep, with water, or electrical pulses

  • Hyperion||

    So, you just print out your tiny 1/200th scale AK-47, put it in water and come back in 20 minutes?

  • juris imprudent||

    But make sure you let it dry before you try to use it.

  • Corneliusm||

    It's an AK. You use bullets to clear out the water.

  • Jake_Witmer||

    Cody Wilson is a sharp guy. I hope the 3-D printing revolution continues and expands, no matter the draconian and "cruel and unusual" punishments the legislators threaten for those who break their fake laws. Eventually, maybe the fake laws will be so obviously false and ineffectual that our 99.999% sociopathic scum government will simply quit trying to enforce them. In Denver, for instance, I'm told that the prosecutors are no longer even trying to sentence people for marijuana offenses.

  • Archduke Pantsfan||

    Irony? Bieber treated for breathing problems at O2 arena

  • sloopyinca||

    Why is that under the "Entertainment and Arts section? I can only guess it's because the BBC website doesn't have a "Retarded Shit" tab.

  • ||

    They do, it's called Science & Environment

  • sloopyinca||

    In Denver, for instance, I'm told that the prosecutors are no longer even trying to sentence people for marijuana offenses.

    Not only that. They're taking people sentenced to 8 years for kidnapping and sexual assault, and they're letting them stay out on bail.

    I'll give you three guesses what that guy did for a living prior to his conviction.

  • Hyperion||

    We already have far too many laws. And they're going to make more? What happens when they have finally banned everything?

    People are losing respect for the law, for government, and for any type of authority. If everything you do is illegal anyway(unless you're a congress critter), why give a fuck?

    This is why we have the patriot act, NDAA, and DHS, etc. They are panicking and going into full paranoia mode. This always happens when a government grows too powerful. It's totally predictable and is already started to happen. Only the blind progressives and otherwise ignorant fail to see where this is headed.

  • Tulpa (LAOL-PA)||

    Pork inspector?

  • Archduke Pantsfan||

    Every hockey rink in the NHL played "The Hockey Song" tonight.
    in LA the crowd sang along.

  • General Butt Naked||

    How about I missed the goddamn game tonight.

    Went to the bar, ate some chicken wings, came home and started cleaning up, and somehow forgot the fucking game was on.

  • Archduke Pantsfan||

    What a dandy! They really regrouped and rallied back.

  • General Butt Naked||

    Kune-dogg with the game winner, too. He's having a career year. Sux it's a short one.

  • Archduke Pantsfan||

    I admit I missed the GWG. I did see all the previous goals. I was watching the Jets game.

  • General Butt Naked||

    It was a nice one-timer from a cross ice pass, delivered by crosby.

    Whatever happened to Ovechkin? Remember that guy? Does he still play?

  • Archduke Pantsfan||

    He had 3 points tonight?

  • General Butt Naked||

    I was just trying to point out that Kunitz is leaving him in the dust for less than half the price.

    You know who Ovechkin reminds me of?

    Even before he started going downhill, he reminded me of Eric Lindros.

  • Archduke Pantsfan||

    Yeah he's peaked

  • General Butt Naked||

    Do you think it's that defenses figured out how to defend his simplistic way of playing, or is he just not as good.

    If you watch him, he really hasn't changed his game that much, which consists of hanging out waiting for a pass so he can somehow get to above the left circle for a shot.

    If you watch someone like Stamkos, sure he has his idiosyncrasies, but he seems like he's mixing it up a bit out there; trying to be unpredictable. Changing his game up.

  • Archduke Pantsfan||

    The other team just laughs at his stupid smile and he gets flustered.

  • Hyperion||

    I can only get on here late at night, recently because of work. Squirrels went on a rampage earlier today, making my first try at getting on in the morning, for a couple of weeks, pretty frustrating.

    Has anyone heard yet, that Rand returned fire at McCain and his little toady, Lindsey-poo?

  • Hyperion||

  • Tman||

    McCain walked up to the elevator and I think it looked a little somethin like this.

    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-u-px.....28x471.jpg

    (courtesy of Allah at Hotair)

  • Sidd Finch||

    The answer just took a filibuster that lasted almost half a day, Paul added.

    “So now, after 13 hours of filibuster,

    Hours and days and stuff must be different in DC.

  • Archduke Pantsfan||

    Seriously, anyone heard from Doc Groovus?

  • General Butt Naked||

    He'll be back, he disappears sometimes. Unless he's been killed by mobsters or is rotting away in an Eastern European prison somewhere.

  • Lyle||

    I can't wait until they 3D an armed drone. Woot!

  • ||

    Whenever I see these 3D gun printing, I keep on thinking of HEAP (Holocaust Education Avoidance POD) from the novel Crytonomicon. Basic idea, it's a repository of knowledge of how an individual can avoid Holocaust. A major component being self defense and know how of building weapons. This falls squarely within it.

  • SumpTump||

    I need to have a 3D printer! That is AMAZING!

    www.PrivateWeb.da.bz

  • some guy||

    This new bot is going to eat anonbot's lunch.

  • ||

    Hey J.D. If you happen to come across CAD plans for a Ruger Mini-30 magazine, let me know. AK mags are easy enough to find that it's hardly worth printing. But the Mini-30 mag is somewhat proprietary and harder to find cheap.

    Thanks in advance!

    CB
    MakerBot 3.0

  • some guy||

    Welcome to the information age! Where individual citizens can render an authoritarian law impotent before it even gets passed.

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