July 2005

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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Amazing Abrams
By Matthew Usher
Fine-tuning a Phantom
By Pat Hawkey
Mysterious Maresal
By Fraser Gray
Building Trumpeter's RA-5C Vigilante
Easy aircraft figures in nine basic steps
By Rafe Morrissey
Mightier Hercules
By Paul Boyer
Last of the tea clippers
By Charles Lipkin
Editor's Page
A letter from FSM's Editor, Mark Thompson.
Scale Talk
Letters from modelers around the world.
News & Products
News stories and the latest products to help you enjoy your hobby.
Reader Gallery
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
HH-65A Dolphin
The Phantom
Chevy 15 CWT
Airfix Saturn V booster
Battle of Woerth sapper corporal
M8 Armored Car
Mig 29A
Otaki Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat
Gloucester fishing sloop
Show Gallery
Reader Tips
Tips for enjoying your hobby, from your fellow readers.
Workbench Reviews
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
Questions & Answers
Have a question? FSM is here to help.
Coming Events
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
Index of Advertisers
Classified Marketplace
Hobby Shop Directory
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