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Cody Wilson, who heads 3D printed firearms group Defense Distributed, has apparently received a federal firearms license officially allowing him to manufacture or sell the group's guns. Defense Distributed posted a Facebook photo of the license with a note reading "The work begins!" Wilson tells Ars Technica that his Type 7 license will allow him the same rights as other manufacturers: "I can sell some of the pieces that we've been making. I can do firearms transactions and transport." He'll be required to keep records on what he makes and sells, and he's not planning to sell anything at all until he receives a supplemental license to make a broader range of firearms.

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Cody Wilson, who heads 3D printed firearms group Defense Distributed, has apparently received a federal firearms license officially allowing him to manufacture or sell the group's guns. Defense Distributed posted a Facebook photo of the license with a note reading "The work begins!" Wilson tells Ars Technica that his Type 7 license will allow him the same rights as other manufacturers: "I can sell some of the pieces that we've been making. I can do firearms transactions and transport." He'll be required to keep records on what he makes and sells, and he's not planning to sell anything at all until he receives a supplemental license to make a broader range of firearms.

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I had to lol at the comment war going on under the article.

Anyways, very cool
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This is fantastic!! I'm actually surprised that any form of legislation is keeping in pace with technology.....rolleyes.gif
Edited by CarlosSpiceyWeiner - 3/18/13 at 6:37am
    
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I had to lol at the comment war going on under the article.

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Hey! Everybody! Undefined_AJ’s house is a gun-free zone!

AJ, what you don’t even realize is the only reason you’re still safe is because the criminals do NOT know that you don’t have a gun. The last thing you want to be doing is blasting all over the Internet that you don’t have a gun.

Tell you what – try this: Put a sign in your front yard that reads, “This house is a gun-free zone.” See how long it takes for your whole life to change.

Is this how American's really think? Wow, I forget to lock my front door at night sometimes, and im like "meh", I have house insurance and live in a good neighboorhood. I grew up with a dog [Edit:*and never locked our doors*], you'd have to be stupid to try to break in.
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Is this how American's really think? Wow, I forget to lock my front door at night sometimes, and im like "meh", I have house insurance and live in a good neighboorhood. I grew up with a dog, you'd have to be stupid to try to break in.
There are 300 million privately owned guns in 'Merica. We both love our constitution and our guns smile.gif
    
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Excellent, 3D printing can't be stopped.
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Hey! Everybody! Undefined_AJ’s house is a gun-free zone!

AJ, what you don’t even realize is the only reason you’re still safe is because the criminals do NOT know that you don’t have a gun. The last thing you want to be doing is blasting all over the Internet that you don’t have a gun.

Tell you what – try this: Put a sign in your front yard that reads, “This house is a gun-free zone.” See how long it takes for your whole life to change.

Is this how American's really think? Wow, I forget to lock my front door at night sometimes, and im like "meh", I have house insurance and live in a good neighboorhood. I grew up with a dog [Edit:*and never locked our doors*], you'd have to be stupid to try to break in.
I can't tell if this statement is pro-gun or anti-gun
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I can't tell if this statement is pro-gun or anti-gun

I think it's anti stupid. (not saying that gun ownership is stupid or not but the quoted comment about criminals sure is.)
 
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I can't tell if this statement is pro-gun or anti-gun

I think it's anti stupid. (not saying that gun ownership is stupid or not but the quoted comment about criminals sure is.)
Actually, it's really not.

Hunter's Safety and Concealed carry classes will tell you pretty much the same thing.
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Actually, it's really not.

Hunter's Safety and Concealed carry classes will tell you pretty much the same thing.

Im definitely Anti-Gun. Although my brother-in-law has 24 registered guns and is an excellent hunter (I love Deer and Moose meat).. I have absolutely no problem with that... but not once did he buy a gun to "protect" his house.

I agree with HuzzButt "I think it's anti stupid".
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