May 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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Features
1991 New kit releases
By FSM Staff Report
Lewis Pruneau's 1/32 scale B-52
Scratchbuilding in grand scale
Modeling '30s-style fender skirts with aluminum
By Thomas LaMarre
Streamlining Testor's 1/24 scale 1933 Chrysler Imperial Phaeton
How to rig biplanes
By Dave Johnson
Techniques to improve struts and wires in any scale
Monogram's B-17 Flying Fortress
By Roger Harney
Number 12 in THE CLASSIC KITS series
Upgrading Tamiya's 1/35 scale StuG IV
By Glen Phillips
Simple ways to improve a Sturmgeschutz
Modeling a production F/A-18A in 1/32 scale
By John Adelmann
The metamorphosis of Hasegawa's prototype Hornet
Lesson 12: Dealing with disasters
By Paul Boyer
International Color and Camouflage
By David Klaus
Sikorsky Desert Hawk UH-60A
Modeling dioramas in 1/32 scale
By Preston Russell
Conversion tips and composition concepts
Proposed uniforms for the Volunteer Battalion of Upper Canada, War of 1812
By R. J. Stafford
Number 35 in the AMERICAN DRESS AND DETAIL series
Departments
Update
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
FSM Clinic
Reader Gallery
Tips and Techniques
Book Briefs
Reader Forum
Classified Advertisements
Hobby Shop Directory
Index of Advertisers
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