September 2012

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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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Features
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Cover story
By James Green
Tips and techniques for detailing aircraft
Pg. 24
Airbrushing-and-Finishing
Airbrushing & Finishing
By Aaron Skinner
Finishing and posing Russia's newest tank
Pg. 22
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Build a target-tow Skyraider
By Frank Cuden
A resin conversion kit and a distinctive paint scheme set this Spad apart
Pg. 30
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Portfolio - Shermans for all seasons
Jim Wechsler's large collection of medium-size tanks
Pg. 38
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An old kit flies again
By Phil Gore
Details give this X-1 the right stuff
Pg. 42
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By Joseph Bossert
See how accurate deadeyes, shrouds, and rigging can revive an old salt
Pg. 46
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