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Maker Faire 2013: Ultimaker 2 Brings High-Quality 3D Printing

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JanineLove   10/8/2013 1:36:38 PM
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The season opener of the TV show Elementary featured a murder committed with a plastic gun that was built using a 3D printer, then the gun was dissolved (except for the firing pin, which was a nail). Distrubing. But possible?

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Caleb Kraft   10/8/2013 1:53:00 PM
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I've actually printed the 3d gun. However it is a bunch of hype. you could build a safer, more reliable, and cheaper gun from a piece of pipe. You could also print a knife. 

The shows were just looking for some way to be relevant to the trends. That part is pretty cool. 

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JanineLove   10/8/2013 1:54:57 PM
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Ya, well, in the show, one of the guns did blow up and fail!

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