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More reworked 40mm Greek hoplites

More reworked 40mm Greek hoplites GRK004

Four more Greek hoplites have joined the number of codes that Fighting 15s has reworked from the former 40mm Flashing Blade range. We’ve made new moulds from master castings and rationalised what were codes GRK004 and GRK009 (previously G04 and G09) into one set of codes, because they all share the same body. One new […]

Reworked 40mm Greek hoplite leaders

grk001 greek hoplite leader spear at rest

Work on remastering the 40mm former Flashing Blade range continues at Fighting 15s with reworked versions of the Greek hoplite leaders. We’ve made new moulds and sorted out the issues with the fit of the arms in the shoulder joints. The codes for the leader are now: GRK001 Greek hoplite leader with spear at rest […]

Reworked 40mm Greek Hoplites

GRK007 40mm Greek Hoplites

Hell is other people’s moulds. It seems unbelievable that Fighting 15s has limped along with some of the moulds it acquired from Flashing Blade in 2012 for so long, but now we’re setting our own pace we’ve found time to rework some of the more troublesome ones. First up is GRK007 Greek Hoplite attacking. A […]

40mm Napoleonic Spanish Grenadiers

40mm spanish napoleonic grenadiers

  Fighting 15s has begun expanding its offering of 40mm Napoleonics figures with the addition of three codes for Spanish grenadiers. Originally commissioned and produced privately by Alan Mercer, these figures are now owned by Fighting 15s. They join the range previously produced by Flashing Blade that we acquired way back in 2012 and have […]

Fighting 15s completes purchase of 40mm Flashing Blade lines

Fighting 15s has formally completed the purchase of the 40mm ranges formerly made by Southampton-based Flashing Blade, and which Fighting 15s has been keeping in production. The 40mm ranges include Romano-British and Dark Ages Saxons, Ancient Greeks and Skeletons, and Napoleonic Portuguese Cacadores. Over the next few months Fighting 15s will be tightening up the […]

Fighting 15s agrees purchase of 40mm Flashing Blade lines

Fighting 15s has reached an agreement with Mark Rowsell of Flashing Blade to buy the 40mm ranges formerly made by the Southampton-based company, and which Fighting 15s has been keeping in production while Mark has been sorting out his life. Buying the 40mm ranges, which include Romano-British and Dark Ages Saxons, Ancient Greeks and Skeletons, […]

40mm Children of the Hydra – sorted!

Fighting 15s is making sense of the moulds and inherited stock from Flashing Blade, and is pleased to announce we have sorted out what’s what in the 40mm Children of the Hydra, aka Skeletons. We have photographed the display model, identified its components, re-described the figures in the shop because they didn’t match the list, […]

Flashing Blade 40mm ranges in production at Fighting 15s

Fighting 15s is now producing Flashing Blade’s range of 40mm figures under licence. Mark Rowsell of Flashing Blade has had to wind down the business to deal with his illness and its domestic ramifications, and while he gets himself sorted out over the next year or so, Fighting 15s will produce his figures. The old […]

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