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WIRED Magazine call my next guest one of the most -- fifteen most dangerous people in the world.
This weekend he successfully fire and a handgun but I handgun that he created on our home three -- -- Senator Chuck Schumer describes the technology -- stomach churning.
Joining us now is the co-founder of the -- distributed -- Wilson.
Very good to have you on the -- and congratulations.
-- successful completion of your goal which was the creation of this this handgun.
How long did it take you to Davis.
-- one that you saw on the video was only four weeks in the making literally the bulk of the time and money spent was getting through regulatory compliance and waiting -- -- the licenses the company.
And -- and I've read.
In amongst the magazines that have covered this.
That you -- your view is over compliance when it comes to to rebuilding -- -- Do you feel -- your your progress has been impeded in any way by regulators.
-- no question related.
He really happy my budget's gone into talking to lawyers in complying with laws and everything -- -- -- Sherman a total burden and getting this done.
According to the laws are so many laws govern this man not his gun laws that arms export control tax laws state and federal all that stuff.
And and the result is you've done something that most people citizen possible.
To create a plastic gun on the 3-D printer that fired successfully -- your first round was a 380 correct.
Now that's correct and -- I think they just thought it was impossible because they weren't trying Lou it really wasn't a difficult in the end.
And he's you know you're considered -- revolutionary because what in the minds of many including senator Schumer and others they've got to forward you know they've actually got to outlaw.
Such a gun and such -- the use of a 3-D -- Big -- -- in their view you have just made it possible for every.
Human being on the planet to go a predator and come back -- and be armed citizen.
Or revolutionary depending on your perspective I suppose.
Right there they suffered quite serious symbolic setback haven't.
I want -- symbolic who have -- back with -- -- that's all it is that that's show's humor -- there was nothing but a kind of symbolic response and I should think somewhat lame I've read the text of his bill doesn't stop me.
Yeah and why not.
Well because of the current on the -- firearms act exempts -- manufacturer.
And I would -- and out.
In -- and I notice and say that was great pride.
What principle here is -- what is -- what is your if there or should you be.
Your motivation in creating.
The the 3-D printed gotten.
I'll tell you me and my motivation is is that political symbolic motivation I wanna put in his -- And beautiful package as I can to them that their feelings of control that the -- that's the sense that they have a quorum history is nothing but an illusion nothing but a pantomime.
And that this this sense that -- -- associate minister of what society into the future forever never is collapsing and spectacular fashion.
Well you're certainly advancing the -- of the -- that that that could be happening much sooner than anyone would have anticipated.
Describe your politics are you a libertarian are you -- an artist are you or Republican a Democrat what are you.
Give yourself or label -- Mr.
dobbs I'm not a voter mr.
dobbs I don't I don't belong to a party but you can call me anarchist I am sympathetic with the traditional school of anarchist.
And that view.
Which is to assert really individual freedom.
That would be the ultimate extension is that it's not entirely.
Well the dissident.
Of self reliance and independence is.
I think the American experience and an experiment at the very beginning this intentional community that found itself from the shore a bit of some strange land.
Was a kind of anarchic and it's especially -- -- -- anarchic experiment I mean American hostility to centralize power is a currently it is a theme -- all American history.
And where do you go next -- were out of time where you go next with this amazing accomplishment.
We will of course -- make a better we'll tweak it buy into software we don't like intellectual property either mr.
dobbs we'd like -- -- that next right.
And were African people download this this amazing.
And that's really kind of you economies and they can -- -- -- -- death cab dot org deliberate a pistol -- one today.
And we roll our -- but effective site on.
Our web site as well so -- been -- for you would like.
And by the way.
We we just weren't that a number of retailers.
Are going to be moving those 3-D printers in eloquence of a price point of about 14100 dollars so.
Is this is going to get extraordinarily interest thing very very soon.
-- Wilson thanks for being with us we appreciate it.
It was a pleasure thank you.
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