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.|
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Modeling th A-5A Vigilante
Senior Editor Paul Boyer hacks away at the vintage 1/72 scale Hasegawa RA-5C reconnaissance craft. When the dust settles, the result is the original shipboard attack version of the Vigilante.
Phyllis and Gerald Wingrove's 1/15 scale Bugatti Royale
Advanced techniques - incredible results!
Detailing a 1/6 scale Terminator
Add LEDs - then try a few basic metalworking techniques
Coloring uniforms with acrylic modeling paints
Versatile techniques that offer an alternative to traditional oils
FSM's Vac-Shop - 3: Assembling vacuum-formed parts
Now your model is starting to look familiar, but there are a few wrinkles to iron out
Improving Tamiya's 1/35 scale King Tiger
Corrections and details to help you break out of the "straight-from-the-box" mold
Making wall fragments for figure displays
Add dimension to figure vignettes with these easy-to-build structures
International Color and Camouflage
U.S. Air Force EC-121R Constellation
Renwal's Polaris submarine
Number 18 in THE CLASSIC KITS series
From the Editor
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
Tips and Techniques
New Kit Report
Hobby Shop Directory
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