May 1990

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.
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1990 New Kit Releases
By FSM Staff Report
Lewis Pruneau's "Standing Room Only"
Mass transit, Cambodian style - in 1/35 scale
Modeling a "ram's horn" U-2F in 1/72 scale
By Paul Boyer
A simple conversion of the Airfix spy plane
"Mitch the Witch"
By Robert Karr
Modeling WWII bomber nose art in three dimensions
Revell's F-102A Delta Dagger
By Paul Boyer
Number 6 in THE CLASSIC KITS series
Canada's World War Two Sexton self-propelled gun
By George Bradford
Motorized artillery for infantry support
Simulating wood planking with tape
By Rusty White
Hands-on deck advice
Lesson six: Safety with glues, paints, and thinners
By Ross Martinek
Modeling water with plastic resins
By Mike Whye
An unwanted rescue in 1/72 scale
Barbed wire the hard way
By Peter Strumbos
Prickly details for large-scale dioramas
International Color and Camouflage
By Paul Boyer
Atlantic antisubmarine FM-1 Wildcat
Coming Events
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
Workbench Reviews
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
FSM Looks at New Products
From the Editor
Reader Gallery
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
Book Briefs
Videotape Briefs
Tips and Techniques
Reader Forum
Classified Advertisements
Hobby Shop Directory
Index of Advertisers
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