November 1995

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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Preston Russell's 1/32 scale "shot heard 'round the world"
Building Alan Kulwicki's 1986 Thunderbird
By Bill Coulter, Wayne Moyer
Remembering "Special K" in 1/24 and 1/48 scale.
Scratchbuilding World War I aircraft
By Graham Goodchild
No kit? Try building with wood, styrene, and wire.
Uparmoring a 1/35 scale Leopard
By Tom Underkircher
Kitbashing and sheet styrene produce a 1A1A1.
Building a T-38A Talon in 1/72 scale
By Tom Black
Converting Esci's F-5B into the supersonic trainer.
Accurizing Ertl's "Star Trek" shuttle craft
By Marc Millis
Recalibrating the Galileo of the original TV series.
New Figure Releases
'95 - '96 FSM Staff Report
Editor's Page
A letter from FSM's Editor, Terry Thompson.
Reader Forum
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.
Revell RF-4C Phantom II
Tamiya M4 Sherman
Revell Harley-Davidson Softail
MPM Ryan FR-1 Fireball
Hasegawa Macchi C.202
Revell '71 Plymouth GTX
OzMods DHC-4 Caribou
AFV Club Knox-class frigate
Academy/Minicraft Su-27
Hasegawa Polikarpov 1-16 Type 18
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.
New Kit Report
Book Briefs
Classified Marketplace
Hobby Shop Directory
Index of Advertisers
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