January 2001

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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Modeler's guide to the Gulf War
By John Guilmartin
A 10th anniversary look at the conflict and how you can model its hardware.
Absolutely Phabulous!
Ron Hilker's beautiful 1/32 scale Phantom.
Detailing a Bradley
By James Welch
Fleshing out Tamiya's M2A2 for the Gulf War.
An E-8 Joint STARS conversion
By Paul Boyer
Building the airplane formerly known as a 707.
USS Pittsburgh, attach sub in 1/192 scale
By Christopher Appoldt
Multimedia modeling.
Cutaway King Tiger
Mike Palicki's amazing 1/25 scale Tiger II.
Modeling the Piper Cub
By Chuck Stout
Building the poster child for civil aviation in 1/48 scale.
8 ways to power your airbrush
By Paul Boyer
A roundup of sources for compressed air.
Editor's Page
Scale Talk
News & Products
Reader Tips
Reader Gallery
Questions & Answers
Workbench Reviews
Coming Events
Classified Marketplace
Hobby Shop Directory
Index of Advertisers
History You Can Model
Gulf War Humvees
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