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TV crew sneaks 3D printed gun within touching distance of PM (Netanyahu}
YNET ^ | July 4, 2013

Posted on 07/05/2013 2:36:31 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee

How difficult is it to assassinate a prime minister within the highly-secured Knesset compound? Not too difficult, it appears, as new technology enables one to sneak inside with a 3D-printed hand-gun.

A Channel 10 camera crew tested the theory – and managed to walk in to the Knesset twice, carrying a plastic pistol printed according to easily downloadable blueprints.

An investigative report by the Tzinor Laila program with Guy Lehrer aired on Wednesday showed how easily a gun, on all its parts, can be printed and assembled.

he gun was then tested in a professional shooting range under the supervision of police Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Dan Ronen, and successfully fired a live bullet at a cardboard target.

The crew was ready to test how prepared security arrangements are for this new kind of threat. The first time, the plastic gun was snuck by the show's reporters into the offices of the Knesset Interior Committee Chairwoman Miri Regev.

The second, reporter Uri Even managed to carry the gun into an event in the Knesset compound, attended by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

The reporter passed all the security checks, including a metal detector, and got only a few feet away from the prime minister without being accosted. . .

(Excerpt) Read more at ynetnews.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News
KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; secondamendment

1 posted on 07/05/2013 2:36:31 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Has anyone actually shot a completely manufactured 3d printed gun? I don’t mean just using some 3d printed parts but the actual gun?


2 posted on 07/05/2013 2:39:28 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: SkyDancer
There are videos of it being shot. No one contests that the 3D gun works, but it's questionable how many rounds can be fired through it before it experiences a serious failure.
While it seems that a plastic gun can make it through a metal detector, I notice that no one said anything about metallic ammo getting past the security.
3 posted on 07/05/2013 2:47:03 PM PDT by Malone LaVeigh
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To: Brad from Tennessee
no round in the chamber i take it...
4 posted on 07/05/2013 2:49:28 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Malone LaVeigh
"but it's questionable how many rounds can be fired through it before it experiences a serious failure."

If all goes well in an assassination plot, one shot should do it...

You know, instead of banning guns and 3D-printing of them, let's ban Presidents, Premiers and politicians. Then there'd be no assassinations.

5 posted on 07/05/2013 2:52:47 PM PDT by DJ Frisat ((optional, printed after my name on post))
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To: Malone LaVeigh

Well I guess all you need is one well placed shot to kill someone. Have they ever printed a 3D handgun?


6 posted on 07/05/2013 2:54:53 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: null and void

3D printer ping.


7 posted on 07/05/2013 2:56:40 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: SkyDancer

Yes.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/andygreenberg/2013/05/05/meet-the-liberator-test-firing-the-worlds-first-fully-3d-printed-gun/


8 posted on 07/05/2013 3:00:05 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Chode

[no round in the chamber i take it..]

It’s extremely unlikely they’d be allowed to make this experiment that real.


9 posted on 07/05/2013 3:02:47 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee
The reporter passed all the security checks, including a metal detector, and got only a few feet away from the prime minister without being accosted. . .

My concern is about the security process, not the 3D gun. Remember when the first Glock was manufactured and the government went apoplectic about the thought that a plastic gun could make it onto an airliner?

10 posted on 07/05/2013 3:03:13 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (I ain't no cracker, I'm a white a$$ soda biscuit...)
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To: Brad from Tennessee
could used an empty round... my point was so long as there's nothing but plastic it is undetectable, put a round in it that can either be seen on a scanner or sniffed by it's powder and it's a whole other story
11 posted on 07/05/2013 3:08:34 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

A similar plastic gun, made with “classic” manufacturing technology, could have done the same thing.

OTOH, 3D printers could enable a person, subjected to a cavity search at a border or checkpoint, get quick and easy access to a gun on the other side.


12 posted on 07/05/2013 3:25:51 PM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: Chode

Could conceivable use a paper cartridge and glass or ceramic bullet...


13 posted on 07/05/2013 3:41:47 PM PDT by Axenolith (Government blows, and that which governs least, blows least...)
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To: Axenolith
conceivable but not usually available to the common criminal, and for a high tech assassination with only ONE shot, i'd want a known commodity...

that and you'd have to redesign it like a black powder weapon so the primer pocket and primer are part of the barrel

14 posted on 07/05/2013 4:08:03 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Brad from Tennessee; AFPhys; AD from SpringBay; ADemocratNoMore; aimhigh; AnalogReigns; archy; ...
3-D Printer Ping!

Political power grows out of the nozzle of a 3-D Printer.

15 posted on 07/05/2013 4:15:21 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of oppression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: Chode
"...you'd have to redesign it like a black powder weapon so the primer pocket and primer are part of the barrel..."

Hmmmm......unless you do away with a conventional primer all together...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piezo_ignition

16 posted on 07/05/2013 4:21:55 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

This will give Chuckie Schummer something to get in front of the cameras over.


17 posted on 07/05/2013 4:25:17 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (President Obama; The Slumlord of the Rentseekers)
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To: Joe 6-pack
very true, just push the button - no striker.... then it all comes down to reliability
18 posted on 07/05/2013 4:34:45 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode

Indeed. The trigger mechanism becomes the primer...just a thought. Possibly something like a paper or caseless round that “plugs into” the crystal sparker. Could be made to work with a little tinkering.


19 posted on 07/05/2013 4:38:01 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: Joe 6-pack
very well thought out!!!
20 posted on 07/05/2013 4:41:17 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Axenolith
"Could conceivable use a paper cartridge and glass or ceramic bullet..."

Or the ol' standby...

I did a ton of Indians and outlaws in with these when I was much younger.


21 posted on 07/05/2013 4:54:28 PM PDT by skimbell
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To: Joe 6-pack

Your the sort of thinker that kept me up lots of nights when I was active duty EOD....:o)

That’s Ted Kaczynski thinking right there....

Stay safe !


22 posted on 07/05/2013 4:54:32 PM PDT by Squantos ( Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet ...)
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To: Joe 6-pack

Hmmmm...plastic weapon, piezo ignition, no primer, no powder.

Oh, yeah, you’re talking spud guns. Trailing edge technology. Kids have been making them for a decade or more. 3D printer meh.

Spud gun piezo - seek and ye shall find. Videos even.

;>)


23 posted on 07/05/2013 5:44:52 PM PDT by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: Squantos
i bet it did!!! damn...
24 posted on 07/05/2013 8:27:03 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: skimbell
damn... is that what's in a modern day cap gun??? it'd prolly work!
25 posted on 07/05/2013 8:31:44 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Covenantor
hummm, it do present possibilities...
26 posted on 07/05/2013 8:53:14 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: DJ Frisat
You know, instead of banning guns and 3D-printing of them, let's ban Presidents, Premiers and politicians. Then there'd be no assassinations.

Ban journalists. They seem to be the ones trying to take things where they don't belong.

27 posted on 07/05/2013 8:57:54 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Does it fire a plastic bullet as well? I’m assuming they just got the plastic gun itself in. If there was a bullet in it I’m assuming it would of had to be a plastic one otherwise they just got the gun in. If the bullets are still made of metal they would of never have gotten so far.


28 posted on 07/06/2013 11:35:08 AM PDT by Almondjoy
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To: Almondjoy

As far as I know there was no bullet. If the pistol had been loaded it would cease being a journalistic stunt.


29 posted on 07/06/2013 11:48:19 AM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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