September 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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Showcase: Steve Dunn's USS Missouri
By Jeff Herne
Victory in the Pacific
By Joseph Guilmartin
Command decision
By Michael Bedard
Model the mountain haze
By Alfonso Martínez Berlana
Classic Corsair
By Paul Boyer
Coloring a Kikka
By Francisco Carlos Soldán Alfaro
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.
Japanese Type 74 tank diorama
F4U-1D Corsair
1963 Corvette
F-4J Phantom II
Panzerbefehlswagen III Ausf K
Carthaginian war elephant
Apollo 7
F-16CG Block 40 Fighting Falcon
WWII Harley-Davidson WLA Army motorcycle
Shinmeiwa PS-1
Editor's Page
A letter from FSM's Editor, Mark Thompson.
Scale Talk
Letters from modelers around the world.
Pacific War 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
History You Can Model
Short stories about subjects you can build.
The Essex-class aircraft carrier
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