this first pic is what i had been using, i manually printed things out in one page sections via "print selection" command and pieced them all together, and laminated them with clear packing tape. Ultimately it proved to be a little larger than the default gameboard like I wanted, but still sloppy looking and with some bumps here and there which complicated unit placement due to tipping or sliding:
it was larger enough than the default board that things in europe didn't seem so crowded anymore, but shoddy looking still, and that can wear on the nerves.
So I finally said enough is enough, and took the map pdf file on a jump drive down to minuteman press in London Kentucky and had them blow it up and laminate it....it costed $118
Its 2 foot by 3 foot, and gives us plenty of room for stacks. I got tired of kenny's fat fingers knocking over my german stacks and scattering them across europe...he says my money was wasted because "those damn germans were going across europe anyway I just helped you out is all".
but here it is: