Uncovered last night as part of ongoing ANOM raids.
Two homemade pistols, both from the Scrap Metal Arms series confiscated from an escapee from Beechworth prison in Victoria, Australia.
New South Wales police apparently seized two more 3D printed FGC-9 pistols this week as part of raids on an international crime syndicate. According to the reporter each can fetch over $25,000 AUS. If that’s anywhere near a street value that’s not bad for a few dollars worth of PLA and a bit of steel tubing which quoting the officer “can be done anywhere, anyone’s garage, anyone’s bedroom with the right software and printer”.
Now that owning toy ‘gell blasters‘ carry the same sentence as an illegal firearm in some Australian states, perhaps these will start to fill the void.
It looks like these things are starting to get around – Courier Mail
A non-threatening take on the semi-automatic 9mm carbine anyone in the world can make with ease in their apartment or bedroom.
Brandished during the ‘subtraction of the victim’s cell phone’.
The 3D print-able FGC-9 MKII 9mm carbine wielded by a member of Birmingham’s notorious Burger Bar Boys.