January 1994

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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Aurora's Sherman tank
By Tom Graham
Number 22 in The Classic Kits series.
Showcase: Chris Cayemberg's 1/48 scale Avenger
By Chris Becker
"Sole Survivor."
Backdating Tamiya's 1/35 scale T-34
By Steven Zaloga
It takes conversion kits, detail sets, and casting your own parts in RTV molds.
Almost Straight From The Box
By Mark Thompson
Snapping up Ertl/AMT's '93 Camaro.
To Mars in 1956!
By Lee E. Staton
Building Wernher von Braun's Mars lander in 1/160 scale.
Detailing and accurizing a 1/48 scale MiG-17
By Jiri Lizler
A little extra time and photoetched parts turn the Smer/Airfix kit into a standout model.
Editor's Page
A letter from FSM's Editor, Terry Thompson.
News & Products
News stories and the latest products to help you enjoy your hobby.
Workbench Reviews
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
New Kit Report
Reader Gallery
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
Tips and Techniques
Coming Events
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
Book Briefs
Classified Marketplace
Hobby Shop Directory
Index of Advertisers
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