We 3D print miniatures on top-of-the-line resin printers to ensure quality is as high as possible. Our miniatures are printed in a custom blend high quality, high detail gray resin with some flex additive to increase durability.

Our production process is designed to get miniatures into your hands that are clean, safe to handle, and ready to paint.

Our process is as follows:
* Prepare the 3D sculpt for the 3D printers and repair files as needed.
* Orient 3D sculpt and do custom support work to ensure minimal marks and hide them in unseen areas of the miniature when possible.
* Adjust printer settings as needed then slice the models into layers for printing.
* Save the file onto a USB and then load the file onto one of our 14 high quality printers.
* After the print is completed, models are removed from the printer and put through a 2 stage ultrasonic cleaning process designed to remove excess resin.
* After the cleaning solution has evaporated off, each model has supports removed by hand.
* After the initial support removal, rough edges and marks are filed down using a diamond-plated hand file.
* After clean-up is complete, each model is put through a curing process with high strength UV lights to ensure a quality model surface.
* After UV curing, models are allowed to rest for around 24 hours, so the chemical reactions are all complete prior to being packaged up for the order.
Our models should be "paint table ready" once then arrive to you. We do NOT recommend washing the models after your receive them. The resin can absorb water when submerged, which will decrease their durability.

If your models are still sticky upon arrival and it doesn't go away after priming the model, please contact us for a replacement.
We recommend using miniature grade acrylic paints. We do recommend at least 1 primer layer to help cover up any 3D printing marks and to help with paint adhesion.

We have some paints available here on our website that are already a great consistency for miniature painting. We also have a few other paint brands we enjoy for our paint jobs as well. Please contact us for recommendations if you need them.
Our models are UV resin based; therefore, any cyanoacrylate super glue is appropriate for assembly. Our 2 favorites are Gorilla Glue Gel and Green Stuff World Cyanoacrylate Adhesive Gel.

PVA glue, model weld, or plastic weld will NOT work properly and will make a mess of the miniatures. Please avoid using these types of glues on our miniatures.
We try to put on each listing the scale or size of the model. Each of our partnered 3D sculptors and designers have stylistic differences, which can impact how a model looks next to other models.

Our SW Legion products are scaled against a FFG Legion Rebel or Clone trooper to ensure accuracy.

Our D&D products are scaled against 32mm roleplaying models, which puts them around 32mm true scale or close to 28mm HEROIC scale.

We're happy to send pictures at your request of model samples measured using a digital caliper, so you can determine if our models will look absolutely amazing with models you already own.

Rescales are considered a custom order. Custom order details and pricing is explained in our Orders FAQ page.
Straight black matte or satin primer should be used to prepare the model surface for metallic or colorshift paints. After priming, the colorshift or metallic paints can be handbrushed or airbrushed in THIN layers. Keep adding thin layers until color saturation and spread is as desired.
In general, most of our products do NOT come with assembly instructions, but they have straightforward and simple assembly.

Some of our newer Dark Fire Designs Vehicle Kits that are more complex do come with printed instructions, and we can email you PDFs by request.
Bits and kits produced by the same designer (example helmets and bodies both from Dark Fire Designs) should all work pretty easily together without much hobby work.

Bits and kits from differing designers may work together, but we cannot guarantee they will without hobby work with greenstuff or other gap filling depending on the sculpts themselves.
We recommend either PVA glue or cyanoacrylate glue to put basing materials on the base/model. Be sure all paint is fully dried before trying to add basing decorations.

Some tufts will have self adhesive backs, which can be used without glue to put on the model. Our experience with these has been mixed, and we often still put a small amount of glue to give extra bond strength.
We try very hard to keep all of our hobby supplies and add-ons in stock; however with current supply chain issues, it is not always possible.

We recommend checking back regularly to see if a product has been restocked.
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