That’s sure what this looks like:
Where did it come from?
There’s a clue in the pictures, and it’s clearer if you look at this shot of the bare frame…
…and print in progress.
Yeah, it’s a 3D printed Glock. Cue the media meltdown now.
Yes, it does shoot:
Of the test fire, Matt, the maker, wrote:
First test of the frame. Fired prob 10 rounds through it. No issues found with it as of yet. …I was on a schedule and had to leave pretty quick so I ran my tests real quick to see how it looked then took off.
The frame does depend on metal rail inserts, and the designer has promised to release the .stl files… after a frame rail redesign.
Responding to skepticism about the part strength, he wrote:
Kevin was a former Special Forces weapons man (MOS 18B, before the 18 series, 11B with Skill Qualification Indicator of S). His focus was on weapons: their history, effects and employment. He started WeaponsMan.com in 2011 and operated it until he passed away in 2017. His work is being preserved here at the request of his family.