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Calibrated Measuring Tools

All our tool sets are developed in conjunction with wargamers nationally, covering most of the popular games being played, these unique measuring sets have proved popular with both club and tournament players here in the UK and internationally. They even seem to have made it into the diagrams and pictures used in the 'Field of Glory' rule sets. Hurrah!! 

Also, we are pleased to release our new set of tools for Simon Hall's Mortem et Gloriam rule set (launched in July 2016). 

See below for more details.......


These sets are manufactured from high specification brass rod: making them truly rust free and lasting a lifetime! Produced in modern engineering facilities, to strict tolerances, their accuracy is guaranteed!. Each rod is cut to length (Metric or Imperial) and the key measurement distances are highlighted for each tool. The easily identify the movement or shooting distance required, an attractive 'ring and knurl' feature has been applied so that each tool proves to be a durable asset on the table top. Either planning, or re-planning those key moves and actions!

All measuring tool sets are supplied with an attractive and practical presentation case that facilitates storage and portability to the club or events. We are delighted to say that may of our sets have proved to be an ideal gift or presentation piece for discerning wargamers, club competitions and wargaming companions!!


Listed below is our current range of calibrated measuring tools covering DBA, DBM, DBMM, L'Art de la Guerre, Field of Glory, Principles of War, Saga, Blucher and now for the new Mortem et Gloriam set. 

Please see below for current prices and specific configurations. 

Postage and packaging rates, plus PayPal discounts available, are also shown at the bottom of this page.

'Mortem et Gloriam': 3000BC to 1500AD wargames rules by Simon Hall

The latest arrival to our precision engineered wargame sets is our 40mm 'Base Width' increments suitable for Simon Hall's

'Mortem et Gloriam' rules set: for 15mm table top games. 

This is a 6 piece set (see image above) comprising 5 individual brass measuring tools: 'ringed and knurled' in the 40mm increments (base widths) necessary to play the game. They are 80, 120, 160, 200 and 240mm. 

To enhance the set further we have added one 40mm x 40mm brass handled positioning tool made from 20 gauge galvanized steel which has been primed and enameled matt black as per usual standard.

We include, as standard, a Mortem et Gloriam 10" presentation case (Royal Purple with gold flocking*) to make this an ideal gift. 

£29.99 plus P&P 

Or, to make this a great starter deal, we are pleased to add in 50 of our galvanized, 40mm base width, 0.8mm steel bases to help set up your first MeG army. 

You choose which sizes and how many of each you want: 15mm, 20mm, 30mm and 40mm depth.

This deal is now available as 'MeG-01' for £35.99 plus P&P 

Go to http://www.thewargameszone.org/ for more information on Simon's Rules.

 'L'Art de la Guerre' Playing Set. 15mm scale.

A most popular arrival to our precision engineered wargame sets is our 40mm 'Base Width' increments set suitable for the

'L'Art de la Guerre' rules set: for 15mm table top games. 

This is an 7 piece set (see image above) comprising 5 individual brass measuring tools 'ringed and knurled' in the 40mm increments necessary to play the game: 80, 120, 160, 200 and 240mm.

To enhance the set further we have added one 40mm x 40mm brass handled positioning tool and one AdG Camp Base (measuring 40mm x 80mm). Both extra items are made from 20 gauge galvanized steel.

Finally, we include as standard a black, with gold flocking 10" presentation case* to make this an ideal gift item.

This set is now available as 'AdeG-01' for

£29.99 plus P&P

'Blucher' Measuring Tools Set.

The 'Blucher' Range......

The latest arrival to our precision engineered  tool sets is our new 6mm set suitable for the Blucher rules set. 

Currently available in 60mm increments: seemingly the most popular ‘Base Width’ option for the table top game with miniatures.

Our initial offer is a 5 piece set (see image above) comprising 4 individual brass measuring tools, 'ringed and knurled',in the 60mm increments necessary: i.e. 60mm, 120mm, 180mm and 240mm plus a 'smooth' ringed 480mm length ‘Artillery Range’ tool calibrated to 8 base widths.

Other options.

We realise that 60mm is not the only ‘Base Width’ option for this game and we are able to reproduce the above set to most any specification: including imperial. So, if 60mm increments don’t suit please ask for details. We can even do inches!!

Finally, we must thank Pete Dalby of Fareham for the use of his lovely figures as a backdrop to our tool set above. 

Thanks very much Pete. Great job!!

The 60mm set is now available as 'Blucher-01' for £29.99 plus P&P

Also suitable for 28mm DBMM too!

Field of Glory:  FoG:02 - 10 piece set
Celebrate and treat yourself to a set for the new Field of Glory V3 release !


Our renowned "tournament standard" measuring tool set.

This set is designed specifically for the 15mm Field of Glory games Ancient & Medieval or Renaissance periods. Each set comprises (see image above) 6 measuring tools (2", 3", 4", 5", 6" and 7") plus four of our handy 40mm brass handled positioning tools.


Made from solid brass rod, each measuring tool is calibrated to 1 inch increments. 

Each individual set is precision machined to length and features our unique "ringed and knurled" effect to mark the 'MU's on each tool required to facilitate quick play.


Suitable for the 15mm or 25mm game.


Cost of this set £27.99 + P&P 

Other Sets in our "Classic" Range of PWS Ltd Measuring Tools.

25mm DBM/15mm DBR

CMT2: 5 piece set. 5 tools marked in 40mm increments: 80, 120, 160, 200, 240

Presentation case included*

£26.99 plus P&P

CMT2A: 8 piece set  as CMT2 plus 3 40mm or 60mm (you choose) positioning tools

Presentation case included*

£29.99 plus P&P

DBMM Range

DBMM-01: 7 piece tool set. Lengths 80, 120, 160, 200, 240, 100 and 180

Presentation Case included*

£32.99 plus P&P

DBMM-02: 10 piece tool set. As DBMM-01 plus three 40mm positioning tools.

Presentation Case included*

£36.99 plus P&P


DBM/DBA: 15mm game

CMT3A 8 piece set. 2", 3", 4", 5", 6" tools plus three 40mm positioning tools

Presentation case included*

£25.99 plus P&P

Field of Glory: 15mm and 25mm game

FoG-02: 10 piece set. 2", 3", 4", 5", 6", 7" tools plus four 40mm positioning tools

Presentation Case included

£27.99 plus P&P

Skirmish Sticks

SS-01. 4 piece set. 2", 4", 6" and 12" tools. Calibrated to 2" sections

£13.99 plus P&P

£22.99 plus P&P  with presentation case


Principles of War: 15mm game

POW-02: 6 piece set. 2", 3", 4", 6", 8", 10" tools.

Presentation case included*

£38.99 plus P&P

DBM Arc of Fire / Field of Glory 4 MU tool

200 paces 'Arc' tool.

4 inches distance

Measures key distance where shooting can occur or 'march' moves must halt

Arc-01 £8.99 plus P&P

Handy Measuring tool: 4 in 1

HCD-01. Four sided measure featuring all the key wargame distances all in one tool: 2", 3", 4", 6".

Enameled Black

HDC-01 £12.99 plus P&P

* Style and base colour of presentation case may change depending on availability.

Calibrated Measuring Tools: Order Processing


To use electronic methods of payments please forward your order / request to us at: ian.carbutt@btinternet.com

When paying by PayPal orders above £48.00 will receive a 5% discount

Otherwise, please make cheques payable to I M Carbutt or use SWIFT bank transfer and please allow 28 days for delivery.

For postage and packaging in UK please add +10%: minimum £3.25.

For overseas order please add Europe: 25%: min £5.99. RoW 45% min £12.99.