February 1991

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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Roger Yu's five-wheeled dragster
Ingenuity and inventive kitbashing created this imaginary racer
Get the lead out!
By Ed Bowser
Using lead tape to model a metal finish
Modeling a Lufthansa L-1049G Super G Constellation
By Ulrich Kappner
Modifying and correcting Heller's 1/72 scale Lockheed
Fundamentals of figure conversion
By Hilber Graf
A pocketful of poses
Building a 1/48 scale F-86H
By David Tipps
Converting Monogram's F-86F into the ultimate Sabre
International Color and Camouflage
By David Klaus
Rockwell B-1B Lancer, 1985
Lesson 10: Applying decals
By Paul Boyer
Detailing Tamiya's 1/35 scale M41 light tank
By Jeff Brodzik
Beefing up a Bulldog
Aurora's F-9F Panther
By Tom Graham
Number 10 in THE CLASSIC KITS series
Combining figures with models
By Mark Hembree
Understanding the ups and downs of scale
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.
New Kit Report
FSM Looks at New Products
From the Editor
FSM Clinic
Reader Gallery
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
Tips and Techniques
Book Briefs
Reader Forum
Classified Advertisements
Hobby Shop Directory
Index of Advertisers
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