Category Archives: 3D Printing

“And the Big Wheel Keeps on Turnin’…” – The Great Panjandrum

The Big Wheel keeps on Turnin’…  The Great Panjandrum Great Britain has given the world a lot of wonderful thing. Parliamentary Democracy. Vaccines. The Steam Engine. Monty Python’s Flying Circus. Plus countless other things that have advanced our standard of living and quality of life. Nowhere on any such list are you likely to find […]

By the Rocket’s Red Glare – Rockets in Warfare

By the Rocket’s Red Glare… Rockets in Warfare The Soviet M-30-4 Rocket Launcher Rockets were first employed in warfare almost as soon as man discovered gunpowder. The first record of their use was in 1232, during the Battle of Kai-Keng.  The Chinese defenders repelled the Mongol invaders by a barrage of “arrows of flying fire.” […]

Jeepers Creepers! Is there anything a Jeep can’t do?

Jeepers Creepers! American Armoured Jeeps   The “Truck, ​1⁄4 ton, 4×4, Command Reconnaissance”, or the “jeep” is likely the most recognizable vehicle coming from the Second World War. Although it was only conceived in 1940, the proposals were offered to various manufacturers by the U.S. military with a turnaround time of a mere 49 days to […]

Early War Polish Army – First to Fight!

Poland Rules! Wargaming World War 2 very often centres on the Late War battles between armoured behemoths on a gaming table festooned with rocket launchers, armoured half-tracks and every other conceivable weapon short of the Death Star. But if you only gamed the Late War, you are cheating yourself. It is like walking into a […]

Should I print my own models, or hire someone else to?

Many of us were initially attracted to 3D printed vehicles because of the cheaper cost compared to injection molded kits from major manufacturers. That’s how I got into it at least. It turns out I may have had slightly more fun 3D printing and was crazy enough to attempt doing it as a career. Full […]

Slow and Steady Wins the Race

Slow and Steady Wins the Race The Churchill A-22 Pack Before Christmas I ran a poll on my Facebook page (Deweycat Productions) asking the FB page followers what AFV they would most like to see a file made available for. There were a substantial number of votes cast, and they ranged from a German field […]

“Dead Men Do Tell Tales!” A Bolt Action Scenario with a wee bit of 3D printing…

“Dead Men Do Tell Tales!” A Bolt Action Scenario with a wee bit of 3D printing… Being able to a creator with your 3D printer not only allows you to expand your wargaming armies, it can also allow you to keep your gaming fresh by designing and playing new scenarios. While my own gaming is […]

Chapter 8 : There Is More To 3D Print Than Tanks!!

Chapter 8 – There is more to 3D Print than Tanks! You can do so much with your printer to improve your gaming experience. Every game table benefits from good looking terrain, and there are a lot of .stls available to help you print your own. Terrain makes the game table, and much like ambience […]

3D Printing a 1500 Point Flames of War Army in 10 Days

I grew up in New Zealand and went to the South Auckland Miniature Wargames Club as a child when Flames of War was being playtested, but due to my collection at the time being 20mm, I ended up playing Rapid Fire. It took me about 15-20 years to actually get around to creating an army.  […]

The Soviet Universal Carrier

The Soviet T-20 Komsomolets The Soviet Universal Carrier     The History The T20 Komsomolets was a small armored tractor which was designed for towing artillery pieces. The T-20 played part in the motorization of Red Army artillery units in the late 1930s and saw extensive action in the Winter War and first half of WWII […]