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Resicast Belgian Regiment Cycliste
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Posted: Monday, January 16, 2012 - 03:11 PM UTC
Alan McNeilly takes a look at a new release from Resicast, this one a Belgian Soldier 'Regiment Cycliste', 1940 in 1/35 scale.

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Posted: Tuesday, January 17, 2012 - 09:11 PM UTC

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Lows: Perhaps the absence of a bike?





Good one, worthy of a nomination for "understatement of the year".

Cheers,

Christophe
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Posted: Wednesday, January 18, 2012 - 04:02 AM UTC
Hi Christophe,

I know Graham is working on a folding para bike at the moment so it may be that we will see a European one for the Belgian troops that are starting to appear, although I haven't heard mention of that yet.

There would be the option of converting the Tamiya kit, something I've been meaning to try out. It's the wheels in that one that let it down.

I do like the options that this new range of early war figures and kits opens up.

Cheers

Al
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Posted: Friday, January 20, 2012 - 06:20 PM UTC
James,

The rifle looks like an MLE89/36 which is a conversions of the MLE89 brought up to MLE35 specs.
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Posted: Friday, January 20, 2012 - 07:15 PM UTC
Hi,

The rifle is a Mauser Model 36.
Conversion of the model 1889 with parts of the model 35 (almost identical to KAR98)



Gérard
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Posted: Saturday, January 21, 2012 - 12:54 AM UTC
Thanks for the clarification on that Gerard and the picture.

Al