May 1992

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.
1992 New kit releases
By An FSM Staff Report
Phil Raver's 1/350 scale USS Montana
By J. Griffin Murphey
Converting Revell's Missouri to launch a ship that never sailed
Modeling "Sluggo III" in 1/48 scale
By Bob Berry
Painting wild markings on Monogram's P-38
The art of stretching sprue
By Boby Dye, Michael Mackowski
One of the first and most important detailing techniques to learn
A moving rendition of RoboCop
By Joseph Jobe
Making Horizon's 1/6 scale figure more flexible
Adding an interior to Tamiya's 1/35 scale KV-2
By Dan Tisoncik
Inside tips for World War II tanks
Weathering aircraft models with oil paints
By Jon Lopez
Who says you're not an artist?
International Color and Camouflage
By David Klaus
Kuwaiti Air Force KAF-18 Hornet
Building action into a 1/43 scale racing scene
By Roger Yu
It takes planning, preparing - and avoiding 5-year-olds
Building a crashed aircraft diorama in 1/32 scale
By Jack Smith
What happens to old P-51s when they go off to die in the desert?
Coming Events
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
Workbench Reviews
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
New Products
From the Editor
Reader Gallery
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
Tips and Techniques
Reader Forum
Classified Advertisements
Hobby Shop Directory
Index of Advertisers
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