August 1988

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
Mark Nonnenmacher's Whispership Interceptor
A fantasy spaceship in 1/16 scale
Basics of detailing armor models
By Hal Sanford
Techniques to improve kit-built vehicles
Do-it-yourself tool center
By John Hirschle
A simple project to organize your workbench
Modeling bare metal with aluminum foil
By Phil Delong
An easy, inexpensive method to "metalize" models
Lockheed's spectacular Spectre
By David R. Kingman
Accurizing and detailing Testor/Italeri's 1/72 scale AC-130A gunship
Eddie Chavez
By Roscoe Creed
Scratchbuilder par excellence
International Color and Camouflage
By Phillip Friddell
Air Training Command Cessna T-37B
Posing and detailing plastic horses
By Jim Bertolin
Simple techniques to add life to your equine modeling
Scratchbuilding a 1/32 scale Bofors 40 mm quad mount
By Bob Santos
"Kamikaze" - a dramatic diorama of the Pacific war
Ulysses S. Grant, lieutenant general, Union Army Civil War, 1864
By John Sanheim
Number 24 in the AMERICAN DRESS AND DETAIL series
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FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
New Kit Report
FSM Looks at New Products
From the Editor
Reader Gallery
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
Book Briefs
FSM Clinic
Reader Forum
Tips and Techniques
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