October 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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Portfolio: Mike Ashey's fleet of plastic warships
A bevy of battlewagons.
Research Date: Canada's AA Skink
By George Bradford
This WWII Canadian Grizzly mounted 20mm claws.
Converting Italeri's M4A1 to a Skink
By Joe Morgan
Building a Sherman-based AA gun in 1/35 scale.
Modeling Revell's 1/8 scale Harley-Davidson
By Chuck Stout
Here's how to dress a "Hog."
Superdetailing a Seversky P-35 in 1/48 scale
By Bob Steinbrunn
Photoetched and scratchbuilt detail techniques.
Refurbishing 1/1200 scale ID ship models
By Wayne Moyer
A look at the "other" type of recognition model.
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 Fokker D.VII
Lindberg Dodge Grand Caravan
Armoured Division Elefant
Kaiyodo Styracosaurus
MPM Northrop N-3PB
Dragon BMW M3
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
Classified Marketplace
Hobby Shop Directory
Index of Advertisers
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