Thursday, July 25, 2013

They Are Getting Closer

This is the first printed plastic rifle firing a .22 round.

Although it split the barrel and the receiver, it does have a rifled barrel.
That is something new.

Even the lowly .22LR has a lot of force in it's explosive charge and it will take something more robust than the designs they are currently using but mark my words, someone out there is going to figure this stuff out and make a truly functioning plastic weapon that is reusable.

Then I can foresee one made out of recycled plastic eventually too.

1 comment:

  1. I was surprised to see that 22LR has a higher chamber pressure than .380 or.45ACP. It makes this one harder than the pistols that have been done already.


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