July 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
Portfolio: Phil Lister's fabulous figures
Soft superheroes and rubbery robots.
Making tracks
By Manuel Ruiz
Individual-link tracks for 1/35 scale vehicles.
Consolidated PBY Catalina
By Roscoe Creed
It flew like a pelican but fought like a panther.
International Color And Camouflage
By Dana Bell
U.S. Navy PBY Catalina.
Detailing NASCAR interiors
By Frank White
The inside story on modeling Monogram racers.
Simple display bases for model aircraft
By Rusty White
Easy ways to make any model look better.
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.
Tips and Techniques
Clinic
Update
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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