[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JNCOLGOF3Dk?start=0&wmode=transparent&w=640&h=360]On Sunday, a West Virginia carpenter who goes by the name “Derwood” released a new video (above) of his “Shuty-MP1” firearm, a small semi-automatic 9mm weapon that is almost entirely 3D-printed with inexpensive PLA plastic. The only parts of the gun that are metal are the steel barrel and springs.
Derwood’s gun illustrates the evolution of 3D-printed firearms, which have rapidly evolved in nearly three years since the debut of the simple Liberator and the printed AR-15 lower receiver.
“This gun has been a work in process for about a year now,” Derwood told Ars. He posted a video of its assembly last week.
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