September 1989

FineScale Modeler magazine is the essential tool for modelers of all skill levels.  Learn how to create models of aircraft, armor, ships, cars and more.  Every issue provides clear, well-instructed articles that show how to assemble the latest model kits and how to master painting and finishing techniques.

Kit reviews, new kit and product announcements, tips from experts, and a gallery of readers' models make every issue packed with value.
Francois Verlinden's 1/35 scale M1 Abrams
One of the hobby's best-known modelers built this tank straight from the box
Detailing radial engines
By Bob Steinbrunn
Improving kit engines for 1/48 scale aircraft
Scratchbuilding a 1/24 scale Rolls-Royce armored car
By Jon Lopez
Sheet plastic and patience produce an interesting World War One conversion
Bobby Allison's Miller American Buick in 1/24 scale
By Bill Coulter
This simple conversion is a colorful addition to your collection
"The Eagle has landed!"
By David Senechal
A twentieth-anniversary lunar module made from the 1/48 scale Monogram kit
Casting parts in dental acrylic resin
By Paul Budzik
This resin fills mold cavities without pain!
The last Bluebird could be your first resin kit!
By Wayne Moyer
Donald Campbell's record-setting speedboat in 1/43 scale
International Color and Camouflage
By David H. Klaus
Luftwaffe Tornado IDS
Artillery captain, Regular Confederate Army, 1861
By John Sanheim
Number 31 in the AMERICAN DRESS AND DETAIL series
FSM Update
Workbench Reviews
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
FSM New Kit Report
Coming Events
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
FSM Looks at New Products
From the Editor
FSM Clinic
Reader Gallery
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
FSM Book Briefs
FSM Tips and Techniques
FSM Reader Forum
Classified Advertisements
Hobby Shop Directory
Index of Advertisers
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