February 1999

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.
Getting Started: Airbrushing basics
By Matthew Usher, Jim Forbes
An introduction to one of modeling's most versatile tools.
Luftwaffe Classic
FSM looks at Osvaldo Viggiani's super 1/24 scale Fw 190D-9.
Advanced Results: Weathering aircraft
By Pat Hawkey
A subtle approach leads to convincing effects.
Upgrading AFV Club's Scimitar 1/35 Scale Armor
By Tony Cheng
Britain's reconnaissance vehicle in UN markings.
Jackie Robinson in action
By Bryan Heyward
Sculpting a large-scale figure of the baseball legend.
Build a portable tool organizer Workbench
By Andrzej Antoniuk
A proven way to maximize you modeling space.
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.
Dragon SdKfz 250/8
Reader Gallery
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
Industry Update
Reader Tips
Tips for enjoying your hobby, from your fellow readers.
Coming Events
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
New Kit Report
Questions & Answers
Have a question? FSM is here to help.
Classified Marketplace
Index of Advertisers
Hobby Shop Directory
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