December 1992

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
Detailing a 1/48 scale Korean War Corsair
By Alain Pelletier
Want to improve Hasegawa's F4U-4? Turn on your work lamp and take a closer look at this colorful Marine fighter!
John Tate's 1/130 scale USS Enterprise
This fiberglass ship is more than 7' long!
Revell's Ed "Big Daddy" Roth cars
By Paul Boyer
Number 17 in THE CLASSIC KITS series
Building a T8E1 reconnaissance vehicle in 1/35 scale
By Terry L. Sunday
Tamiya's M5A1 Stuart is the basis for this easy conversion
FSM's Vac-shop - 2
By Paul Boyer
Preparing for assembly
International Color and Camouflage
By Paul Boyer
U.S. Navy Heater-Ferris F-4S Phantom II schemes
Building a 1948 Tucker patrol car
By Terry Jessee
Construction tips for the Modelhaus 1/25 scale resin kit
Accurizing - and customizing - a Piper Tri-Pacer
By Richard Wehr, Rich Bernicki
Adding a personal touch to the venerable Monogram civvy
Departments
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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 Products
From the Editor
Clinic
Reader Gallery
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
Tips and Techniques
New Kit Report
Book Briefs
Reader Forum
Classified Advertisements
Hobby Shop Directory
Index of Advertisers
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