September 1997

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.
USS Voyager Lighting The Newest "Star Trek" Ship
By John Eblan, Rebecca Saliture
Basic electronics help bring the 1/670 scale starship to life.
Warships Of The Pacific Portfolio
FSM looks at Angelo Lanna's collection of 1/700 scale vessels.
Kit Classics No. 36: Revell's Porsche Speedster
By Donald Peter Cain
A 1/25 scale version of the ledgendary road racer.
Vision aids for modelers
By Matthew Usher
FSM's evaluation helps bring the details into focus.
Vietnam Gun MUTT Simple Conversion
By Bradford Liford
Backdating Tamiya's 1/35 scale M151A2.
Detailing aircraft cockpits
By Jon Lopez
Adding inexpensive details to Revell's 1/32 scale Bf109G.
A-4M Skyhawk Aircraft Conversion
David Aungst kitbashed two 1/48 scale A-4s to build a "Super Scooter."
Editor's Page
A letter from FSM's Editor, Terry Thompson.
Scale Talk
Letters from modelers around the world.
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.
Industry Update
Coming Events
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
Questions & Answers
Have a question? FSM is here to help.
New Kit Report
Reader Tips
Tips for enjoying your hobby, from your fellow readers.
Book Briefs
Classified Marketplace
Hobby Shop Directory
Index of Advertisers
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