1. The Liberator isn’t so much an actual pistol, but more of a zip gun. Though The Liberator does fire bullets.
2. The Liberator has the size and accuracy of an improvised weapon (pictured below), but it is deadly.
3. It fires a small .380 caliber bullet. You can download files to make one on a 3D printer if you have one.
4. Luckily for the world, a 3D printer can cost as much as $10,000, so this won’t exactly put a gun in the hand of anyone who wants one. But it is an impressive technological feat.
5. Check out footage of it being fired below.
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