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What 3D Printers are Wargamers really using in 2019?

When I first started 3D printing for wargaming in early 2018 there was very little information, especially regarding cheaper printers.  Since then, a variety of facebook groups have popped up that offer a wealth of information on the matter, and with more quality, low priced printers coming onto the market.  When I began, my goal […]

M 24 Chaffee: Is there anything it can’t do?

M 24 Chaffee Is there anything it can’t do?   Once the American military viewed the ground combat that commenced in 1939 in Europe, it quickly realized that its nascent tank design program was far behind those of other combatants. The Stuart line of light tanks, just entering service, were a reliable and nimble design, […]

You Want Another Great Thing from France? How About The Schneider Model 1917 155mm howitzer!

You Want Another Great Thing from France?  How About The Schneider model 1917 155mm howitzer! The French went to war in 1914 anticipating a quick, fast fight, between large, tightly packed field armies fighting on open ground. They planned, trained and equipped their large military for just that type of fight. It didn’t quite work […]

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 […]

Chapter 9 3D Printing for Fun…  and Profit?

Chapter 9 3D Printing for Fun…  and Profit?   If you own a 3d printer, or know someone who does, you will have heard the suggestion that “you should run a home business – you would make out like a bandit!” Well, before you start daydreaming….     … we need to talk… We need […]

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 […]

Chapter 4 – Not quite ready to leap into 3d printing? Here are other options for you!

Chapter 4 : Not yet ready to make the leap into 3D printing? Here are some other options for you.   Getting started into 3D printing at home is a big step, no question about it. It requires a significant investment of both money and time. Home 3D printing has advanced significantly in the past […]

Chapter 1 – 3d Printing  and You- How Do I Get Started?… Or Should I Even Start?

** Disclaimer: I receive absolutely no material benefit, favour, or compensation for writing these articles. Any opinions stated is mine and mine alone and are based on my experience and knowledge. They do not reflect the opinions or views of anyone else. ** As I wrote in the introductory article, I would like to start […]