July 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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Bob Skurda's scratchbuilt 1/35 scale LVTP7
It's available now - but it wasn't then!
High-gloss finishes
By Rodney Williams
Combining multiple coats, ultrafine sandpaper, and polish for a dazzling shine
Early Nationalist fighter markings of the Spanish Civil War
By Justo Miranda
Colorful aerial heraldry in the dark days before World War II
Testor's F-19 Stealth fighter
By John Andrews
Number 13 in THE CLASSIC KITS series
Fallschirmjager in 1/35 scale
By George Knaap Jr.
A scene from the Battle of Cassino
Licensing, trademarks, and scale models
By Mark Hembree
Will lawyers keep kits off the market?
Accurizing Esci's 1/35 scale LAV-25s
By Cookie Sewell
Getting the "Frog" in shape
Photoetching for modelers
By Paul Budzik
Creating a bas-relief instrument panel at home
International Color and Camouflage
By Dana Bell
U.S. Marines AV-8B Harrier II
New waves for your nautical diorama
By Bob Santos
Making waves with a Plunger
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
Reader Gallery
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
FSM Clinic
Book Briefs
Tips and Techniques
Reader Forum
Classified Advertisements
Hobby Shop Directory
Index of Advertisers
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