Tag Archives: ww2

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 […]

“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 […]