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September 2015

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.
Heavy hauler and fire damaged Abrams
By Aaron Skinner
See how Joe Szczygiel finished Hobby Boss' impressing 1/35 scale M1070 prime mover.
Pg. 20
Build and paint Meng's FT-17
By Bill Plunk
Simple tips for a little World War I tank.
Pg. 22
Model a German staff car
By Steve Guthrie
Build a captured Mercedes-Benz 770K.
Pg. 27
Finish an F/A-18A Hornet as a Spanish EF-18 Gando Hawk
By Raul Corral
Small details make all the difference.
Pg. 30
Build a super Spark Vark
By Massimo Santarossa
Finishing fundamentals can put a charge in Hasegawa's EF-111 Raven.
Pg. 40
Armor in a small-scale vignette
By Mike Fleckenstein
Dragons' SdKfz 222 rest at the oasis.
Pg. 44
Final Details: Whats your PSI - and why?
By Mark Hembree
readers talk about airbrushing.
Pg. 66
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