April 1996

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
Denis Smerdell's fabulous spacecraft
A plywood frame carries lots of details.
Kitbashing a Yugoslav M3A3 AA vehicle
By Colin Shea
Modeling an old participant in an ongoing conflict.
Almost Straight From The Box
By Neil Van Zile Jr.
Building AMT's 1/25 scale '62 Chevy Bel Air.
Trashed!
By Dennis Nowicki
Techniques for battle damage and weathering demonstrated on a diorama featuring a Zero.
International Color And Camouflage
By Les Dorr Jr.
NASA's "air force."
Modeling a jet bridge in 1/144 scale
By Ron Schroeder
Scratchbuilding with sheet and strip styrene.
Monogram's Ju 87 Stuka
By Terence Marriott
Number 29 in The Classic Kits series.
1996 New Kit Releases
An FSM special report.
Departments
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.
Reader Gallery
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
Update
Book Briefs
Tips and Techniques
Clinic
Coming Events
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
Classified Marketplace
Hobby Shop Directory
Index of Advertisers
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