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  1. Dear customers, L'Arsenal will be closed from December 24th 2018 to January 6th 2019 for Year's End celebrations. There will be no shipping during this period. But, in return, shipping cost will be free until 6 January 2019 (without tracking or insurance). Regards,
  2. New this month: 1:350 Supermarine Walrus Set of two, resin and PE http://www.larsenal.com/walrus-1-350-x2-c2x27691562 1:700 Douglas A4 Skyhawk Set of five, resin and PE http://www.larsenal.com/douglas-a-4-skyhawk-au-1-700-x5-c2x27691520 1:700 Set of 20 standard containers - 5 x 40' containers - 5 x 20' containers - 5 x 10' containers - 5 x 20' reefer containers http://www.larsenal.com/containers-au-1-700-x20-c2x27691515 1:700 FIAT 626 Set of 10 trucks, resin. 5 covered and 5 uncovered. http://www.larsenal.com/fiat-626-1-700-x10-c2x27707146
  3. Hello! AT LAST! Two new ship kits are available from l'Arsenal 2.0 of France: 1:400 scale French frigate Georges Leygues Resin, PE, turned brass, 3D prints http://www.larsenal.com/fregate-georges-leygues-1-400-c2x16420205 Leading ship of a series of seven ASW frigates, the Georges Leygues stood in service in the French Navy ranks for about thirty years and was decommissioned in 2014. The upcoming 1/400 model from L'Arsenal has been CAD designed, with prototype parts printed with the best 3D printers on the market. The kit includes many resin and PE parts, it will be possible to put the stern sonar in either stored or deployed position, and a very realistic Lynx helicopter is provided. The kit represents the frigate as commissioned, it is scheduled to release the other versions in the months to come. The kit comes with a full 3D printed forward mast and radar: 1:350 scale Hunt Typ III class British destroyer escort. Resin, turned bras, PE http://www.larsenal.com/hunt-type-iii-1-350-c2x27476632 From early 1942 the Hunt formed the backbone of Royal Navy escort destroyers.This kit can be assembled to model any of the 28 units of the "Typ III", including ships transferred to Free France, Greece and Norway Royal Navy : - Albrighton 1943 - Aldenham 1943 - Belvoir 1942 - Blehan 1942 - Bleasdale 1945 - Derwent 1942 - Eggesford 1943 - Catterick 1942 - Easton 1943 - Goathland 1942 - Haydon 1942 - Holcombe 1943 - Melbreak 1942 - Penylan 1942 - Stevenstone 1942 - Tanatside 1942 - Wensleydale 1942 France : - La Combattante 1944 Greece : - Adrias - Miaoulis 1944 Norway : - Eskdale 1942 - Glaisdale 1942 Both kits will be available on l'Arsenal 2.0 in Telford next week-end _Bruno
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    L'ARSENAL 2.0 NEWS

    HARK HARK! From the headquarter: Excellent news, for you! Do not believe that I forgot you, but after many setbacks with the French Georges Leygues preparation, the 1:400 frigate is now at the production stage! Still no definite date, but a certainty, it should be under your Christmas tree by the end of this year :). To help you wait a little more, here are some pictures of this Jewel! And for the first time aboard a kit from l'Arsenal 2.0, complete mast and radar in direct 3D printing: One more thing to all happy modelers who will attend the Telford Scale Model Show. Right now every order passed on our site AND taken at Telford will be given a 10% discount. More big news to come very soon.
  5. bgire

    L'ARSENAL 2.0 Offer

    Dear customers, L'Arsenal 2.0 will be closed from 26 September to 10 October because we are on Milan, Italy and Affligem, Belgien shows. There will be no shipping during this period. But, in return, shipping cost will be free until 10 October (without tracking or insurance). Regards, Mélaine
  6. Dear customers, Following two months with jammed phone line at l'Arsenal 2.0 trouble is at last solved! Phone: +33 546 528 395 To apology for this trouble I'm offering a 10% discount on every products: just include the code PHONE in your order. This offer ends on Sept 4th Happy modelling Mélaine, l'Arsenal 2.0 owner http://www.larsenal.com/
  7. Dear customer, L'Arsenal 2.0 will be closed from July 27th to August 6th for Summer holidays. I'll reply to your questions when I come back and there will be no shipment until August 7th. During the same period (07-27 to 08-06) every order online will gain FREE shipping (no tracking or insurance parcels only) Mélaine, owner of l'Arsenal 2.0. http://www.larsenal.com/?PGFLngID=1
  8. 1 :700 Naval Accessories 1:700 Vought F-8 Crusader Set of five, resin and PE http://www.larsenal.com/vought-f-8-crusader-1-700-x5-c2x26772121 1:700 4.5 inch QF Mark I twin mounting UD Mark III barrels Set of 8 turned brass barrels. Suitable to equip: - HMS Ark Royal - HMS Scylla & HMS Charybdis (Dido class cruisers) - Some Royal Navy auxiliaries http://www.larsenal.com/canons-laiton-45-inch-qf-mark-i-twin-mounting-ud-mark-iii-1-700-x8-c2x26771954 1 :48 Aircraft accessories 1:48 French SLR 1 (Side Looking Radar) and Pod CRP 371 Resin, for Mirage IIIRD http://www.larsenal.com/slr-1-radar-a-visee-laterale-et-pod-crp-371-1-48-c2x26772688 _Bruno
  9. NEW FROM L’ARSENAL 2.0 1:32 Aircraft accessories: 1:32 RP 1P + CRP 37 Set of one RP 1P and one CRP 37 in resin. For Mirage III C http://www.larsenal.com/rp-1p-crp-37-1-32-x2-c2x24999459 1 :48 Aircraft accessories: 1:48 GBU 49 mk82 Fr bomb x2 Set of two GBU 49 in resin used by French Armée de l’Air on the Mirage 2000D from the Nancy-Ochey air base. http://www.larsenal.com/bombe-gbu-49-mk82-fr-1-48-x2-c2x26325043 1:48 RPE-62 Cyclope and CRP 37 Set of one RPE-62 Cyclope and one CRP 37 in resin. For Mirage III R and Mirage IIIRD http://www.larsenal.com/rp-1p-crp-37-1-32-x2-c2x26324862 1:48 RP 1P + CRP 37 Set of one RP 1P and one CRP 37 in resin. For Mirage III C http://www.larsenal.com/rp-1p-crp-37-1-32-x2-c2x26322295 1:48 Naval aviation accessories: 1:48 Fenwick TM 35 Deck tractor for postwar French carriers Foch and Clemenceau http://www.larsenal.com/fenwick-tm-35-1-48-c2x26325151 1:200 Navy Accessories: 1:200 Japanese 127mm/40 type 89 twin mount x6 Set of six mountings. Resin with brass guns and PE.. http://www.larsenal.com/armement-anti-aerien-127mm-40-type-89-1-200-x6-c2x25340998 1:350 Naval Accessories: 1:350 Standard Containers x20 Set of 20 containers in resin: - 5 x 40ft containers - 5 x 20ft containers - 5 x 10ft containers - 5 x 20ft reefer containers http://www.larsenal.com/containers-au-1-350-x20-c2x26334698 1:350 Large round wooden crates x20 Big round crates for dioramas. Two sizes, 10 each. http://www.larsenal.com/grosses-caisses-rondes-1-350-x20-c2x26414295 1:350 Large wooden crates x20 Big wooden crates for dioramas. Four sizes, 5 each. http://www.larsenal.com/grosses-caisses-1-350-x20-c2x26414108 1:400 Naval: 1:400 French patrol boat type P400 P400 patrol boat for French Marine Nationale 1:400. Resin, Photoetching, Decal and assembly instructions. Suitable for any of the following ships: L'Audacieuse (P682) La Boudeuse (P683) La Capricieuse (P684) La Fougueuse (P685) La Glorieuse (P686) La Gracieuse (P687) La Moqueuse (P688) La Railleuse (P689) La Rieuse (P690) La Tapageuse (P691). http://www.larsenal.com/patrouilleur-p400-1-400-c2x23179857 1:400 Naval Accessories: 1:400 Containers x20 Set of 20 containers in resin: - 5 x 40ft containers - 5 x 20ft containers - 5 x 10ft containers - 5 x 20ft reefer containers http://www.larsenal.com/containers-au-1-400-x20-c2x26331734 1:400 Alouette III Helicopter x4 Four helicopters in resin and PE http://www.larsenal.com/helicoptere-alouette-iii-1-400-x4-c2x26322589
  10. End of the project. Adding flaps and ailerons to both wings: Now it's time to fit the wings to the central box. Lot of suspense... and if this didn't go well ? And YES! It WORKS! Completing the wings root: Last chapter: the engine. More classic: most of it is made of cast resin parts. Good ones, although some after-market detail sets are better, but this is visually good. (Nostalgia) The last PE part of this assembly: This assembly is now complete: My Hellcat is now complete. A very good kit, well designed. Sustained assembly with some thrilling moments but very exciting at the end. Highly recommended for those PE addicts who want to try something unusual. Thank you for your attention and comments. _Bruno
  11. Hello. I repaired the lost links for the pictures in this subject (the Photobucket affair last year, you know...). Sorry for the delay. _Bruno
  12. Hello. Back on this subject: I repaired the lost links for the pictures, which had been "stolen" during the Photobucket affair last year. Sorry for the delay. _Bruno
  13. Hello. I use cyano-acrylate glue (or super glue). Slow dry, i.e. which sets in about twenty seconds (I can accelerate just by breathing humid air on it). _Bruno
  14. Continued. Now going back to the tail assembly: Surfaces are moveable: Fore fuselage now. Assembling the radiator: ... and finishing the cockpit with wind shield and canopy: The two folding parts of the wings: Arming the aircraft: to be continued... _Bruno
  15. Hello All I'd like to share my last and current build of a 1:48 scale Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat from Jasmine Model. This is a naked aircraft, as it includes only its skeleton, made of high quality stainless photo etching, with a few injected plastic parts for complex volume shapes. The bulk of the build is the assembly of 300+ PE parts. Their fit is excellent but the whole stuff is quite challenging... needs a lot of self control and adrenaline. Let's begin with the tools used, which are rather simple. Cutter, scalpel, tweezers, polishing pad, flat ruler and bending plates, gluing pads and braided kleenex to pump out the excess glue. I used super glue throughout. Let's start with the cockpit: Gluing the side consoles... quite challenging as you've to bend them so they can be fitted in place and then make both flat again: Cockpit almost finished. Then goes the aft fuselage: Fitting the tail hook assembly: The tail wheel. This is a plastic part: Longitudinal beams are now added (lower fuselage only, upper will come later): Then goes the complex and intricate central wing section: Adding the two inner flaps, which are moveable: Fitting the wing to the fuselage: Assembling the main gear: Quite challenging, but well worth the effort. To be continued... _Bruno
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