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Personal logo Brigadier Supporting Member of TMP01 Jun 2017 3:28 p.m. PST

I was inspired by Karl's 15mm 40K project TMP link so I decided to start one of my own. My printer is a DaVinci Pro 1.0. The Space Marines below were printed by me in ABS filament. The Dreadnought and Predator I bought from Tony TMP link
from whom I bought my first 3D printed models ever.

All the files I used are available on Thingiverse and I used Tinkercad to scale them down. I will post more on my blog wargamer1972.blogspot.com as the project evolves. My son wants to do 15mm withe me too as well as my solo-wargaming buddy.

15mm Space Marines

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15mm Predator and Dreadnought.

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28mm Fanatik01 Jun 2017 3:50 p.m. PST

15mm Primaris marines, nice.

Personal logo Brigadier Supporting Member of TMP02 Jun 2017 10:50 p.m. PST

Resized these guys from Epic 40K to 15mm. I am happy with how they printed out.

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Gunner Dunbar Supporting Member of TMP04 Jun 2017 2:39 a.m. PST

Are you able to take closer pics with better light to see the detail?

Personal logo Brigadier Supporting Member of TMP06 Jun 2017 6:40 p.m. PST

The army so far…

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vicmagpa1 Inactive Member08 Jun 2017 10:53 a.m. PST

love it. great job in the details.

Personal logo Brigadier Supporting Member of TMP09 Jun 2017 7:14 p.m. PST

Added a Rhino.

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CzarBLood25 Jul 2017 10:24 p.m. PST

how long to print ?

Dwindling Gravitas In the TMP Dawghouse26 Jul 2017 12:36 p.m. PST

Fascinating thread Brigadier. Please keep updating as your project progresses!

Personal logo Brigadier Supporting Member of TMP26 Jul 2017 7:40 p.m. PST

Each vehicle took about an hour and half to print. The marines about 30 minutes for 4. I've been so fascinated by my printer I seem to bounce from project to project as I find new and intriguing things to print.

crazycaptain Supporting Member of TMP27 Jul 2017 6:14 a.m. PST

My brother purchased a decent printer a few months ago (can't remember the make, but it has a 14" plate and is capable of printing anything up to 14" of height as well. Cost well over $1,000 USD). Maybe I can buy some rolls of plastic and I can "borrow" his printer :). These look great.

We also found with test figures and research that there is a certain black primer (I think its automotive) that is recommended to mitigate a lot of any layering textures. What do you use?

forwardmarchstudios Supporting Member of TMP27 Jul 2017 1:30 p.m. PST

Hi brigadier- really nice there. A glimpse of the future! What is the finest resolution you can get with your DaVinci? Can it knock out 1mm walls?

Personal logo Brigadier Supporting Member of TMP27 Jul 2017 3:42 p.m. PST

.2 is the best I can configure.

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