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La Fayette F710 Frigate - French Navy - L'Ars
AyalaBotto
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Lisboa, Portugal
Joined: June 12, 2008
KitMaker: 55 posts
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Posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 09:37 AM UTC
Hi,

A couple of photos of the last project I built before suspending my model ships building activity back in 2004.
It's the La Fayette Frigate (F710) of the French Navy (Marine Nationale in french but also known by La Royale) with the namesake "Marquis de Lafayette".
It's an excellent 1/700 resin kit with photo etch parts and decals produced by L'Arsenal but yet lacking the Dauphin helicopter that came from the spare box as well as the PE main rotor blades.
I used Mike Grant 1/600 International Naval Insignia Decals and Markings for the Dauphin Helicopter.
This is a very easy to build resin model and a good start for a beginner.

A review of this kit is available at:
http://www.steelnavy.com/L'Arsenal700LaFayette.htm


https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3835/15147639387_77709e6abe_o.jpg


https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3865/15331003711_35f02f48c0_o.jpg


I hope you like it as it was built 10 years ago!


Thanks.
Regards,
Ayala Botto
Grauwolf
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Quebec, Canada
Joined: September 14, 2005
KitMaker: 2,485 posts
AeroScale: 95 posts
Posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 03:53 PM UTC
Very Nice!

Cheers,
Joe
AyalaBotto
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Lisboa, Portugal
Joined: June 12, 2008
KitMaker: 55 posts
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Posted: Friday, May 15, 2015 - 03:20 AM UTC
Hi,

An article about this model is now available at:
https://www.facebook.com/notes/ayala-botto-model-ships-scale-model-warships-modelismo-naval/building-the-la-fayette-f710-frigate-marine-nationale-la-royale/431869780321208


Thanks.
Regards,
Ayala Botto

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