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Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP11 Mar 2018 4:23 a.m. PST

Gringos 40 have been working on 28mm figures for their Indochina and Opium Wars ranges.

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The latest is Flashman, with a local damsel, who may be in some distress to judge by her lack of attire.
His figure might fit in with many other campaigns of the era so I thought it was worth showing him separately



SgtGuinness11 Mar 2018 4:30 p.m. PST

Outstanding!!!! A must have for every Colonial gamer. I will be adding this set on my order when the Tonkin range is complete.

VCarter Supporting Member of TMP11 Mar 2018 5:20 p.m. PST

I know it says 28mm, but is it really. The Flashman figure looks a little full.

There was a line that did a bunch on Flashman figures that also did the cast from Platoon in their Vietnam line. The figures were huge. It looked to me like they had enough lead to make two TAG figures from each one.

Brian Smaller11 Mar 2018 5:40 p.m. PST

Flashman was a strapping six foot something if I remember correctly.

Personal logo chicklewis Supporting Member of TMP11 Mar 2018 10:44 p.m. PST

With Flashman's hands at his sides, the sculpt's fingers are at his knees !

jammy four Sponsoring Member of TMP12 Mar 2018 1:03 a.m. PST

thanks for all your input chaps…
The lady in question has a removable fan
I say no more!for ease of er painting!!
I have to admit in the flash they do look
very compatible. originally for my
Opium Wars range but of course can be used
for forthcoming Tonkin range


VCarter Supporting Member of TMP12 Mar 2018 6:14 a.m. PST

The range I was thinking of is Chiltern.

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davejl13 Mar 2018 2:22 p.m. PST

So evocative of our Victorian splendour. Brilliant. Flashman was a larger than life character so he deserves such a flamboyant sculpt. Well done Gringos.

Best Wishes davejl

jammy four Sponsoring Member of TMP13 Mar 2018 3:50 p.m. PST


thanks for the kind comments


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