World’s First 3D Printed Metal Gun Manufactured by Solid Concepts

World’s First 3D Printed Metal Gun Manufactured by Solid Concepts – Solid Concepts, one of the world leaders in 3D Printing services, has manufactured the world’s first 3D Printed Metal Gun using a laser sintering process and powdered metals. The gun, a 1911 classic design, functions beautifully and has already handled 50 rounds of successful firing. It is composed of 33 17-4 Stainless Steel and Inconel 625 components, and decked with a Selective Laser Sintered (SLS) carbon-fiber filled nylon hand grip. The successful production and functionality of the 1911 3D Printed metal gun proves the viability of 3D Printing for commercial... read more

New York State Exposed: Pushing to get SAFE Act repealed

New York State Exposed: Pushing to get SAFE Act repealed – All day we have been showing you the real impact that the New York SAFE Act has on our area. The law was passed back in January.  Governor Cuomo says it gives New York the toughest gun laws in the country. He says it’s about safety, others say it is unconstitutional.  I spoke to New York Revolution, an organization dedicated to protecting your rights.  They are not opposed to stopping gun violence, but they say the SAFE Act isn’t the way to do... read more

Local company forced to change product because of SAFE Act

Local company forced to change product because of SAFE Act – A local business is forced to make an expensive decision after the New York SAFE Act made the gun they build, illegal.  A pistol grip is preventing “Just Right Carbines” in Canandaigua from selling its gun in New York State. They made the difficult decision to change their gun after taking a financial hit because of the New York SAFE Act. It was signed into law back in January. The law requires federal background checks for all gun sales, magazines can only hold up to seven rounds, private sales now require checks by a licensed gun dealer and all-guns must be stored away safely in a case.  The small company is still feeling the burn, almost a year after their gun was banned by the... read more

Sudden cost for Safe Act Rally?

Sudden cost for Safe Act Rally? – The New York State Rifle and Pistol Association is upset with a bill they received from Albany Police. It requests payment of $11,700 for fees associated with directing and parking the 180 buses police claim arrived in the city February 28, 2013 for NYSRPA’s rally against the Safe... read more

SAFE Act stance helps Howard win 3rd term as Erie County sheriff

SAFE Act stance helps Howard win 3rd term as Erie County sheriff – Four words that he uttered at a news conference last May helped Timothy B. Howard win a third term as Erie County sheriff.  The words were “I won’t enforce it,” and Howard was talking about the SAFE Act, a controversial new state firearms law that has outraged gun owners.  The support of angry firearms owners helped the Republican sheriff to a big win Tuesday over his Democratic Party opponent, retired Sheriff’s Deputy Richard E. Dobson, and Sheriff’s Lt. Bert D. Dunn, a Law and Order Party candidate who lost the Democratic nomination in the September... read more

Personal Safety Top Reason Americans Own Guns Today

Personal Safety Top Reason Americans Own Guns Today – President Barack Obama has made strengthening gun control one of his top priorities this year, focusing on expanding background checks and a partial assault weapons ban. Gallup finds that those who already own firearms mention personal safety/protection most frequently as a reason for ownership (60%), followed by hunting, at... read more

Upstate gunmaker American Tactical Imports moving to South Carolina

Upstate gunmaker American Tactical Imports moving to South Carolina – New York stands to lose jobs to South Carolina when an upstate company that makes firearms, ammunition and tactical equipment relocates down South, officials announced Monday.  American Tactical Imports, based in Rochester, is moving its headquarters next month to Summerville in Dorchester County, S.C. — creating more than 100 new jobs in the area and shafting New York employees. The company is also setting up a distribution center and a firearm assembly, and moving its customer service operations and sales office to the new... read more

Critics: SAFE Act is Cuomo’s “Obamacare website”

Critics: SAFE Act is Cuomo’s “Obamacare website” – Criticism of New York’s gun-control law is persisting after State Police quietly postponed plans to start a system of background checks Jan. 15 for customers buying ammunition.  As part of the January law, stores were going to be required to obtain details about anyone buying ammunition starting Jan. 15. Sellers were going to have to keep names, addresses, details of purchases and other personal information about ammunition purchases to be part of a statewide database.  But State Police are delaying the start, The Buffalo News first reported Friday. State Police did not provide a comment today on the... read more
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