December 1993

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.
Airbrush basics
FSM Senior Editor Paul Boyer provides a primer on painting with an airbrush. Beginning and experienced modelers will find lots of tips, starting on page 44.
International Color and Camouflage
By David Klaus
U.S. Navy SH-3 Sea King tactical scheme
Portfolio: Walt Fink's small-scale aircraft
"This is your captain modeling"
Detailing Hasegawa's 1/48 scale F-4E
By Greg Kolasa
Farewell to the Phantoms
Airbrushing basics
By Paul Boyer
A beginner's guide to that wonderful, yet frustrating miniature spray gun
Collector's Gallery: Ralph Koebbeman's incredible miniature arms collection
By Paul Boyer
Prototype and Production: Supermarine Spitfire
By Ross Whitaker
These 1/72 scale models show the development of the classic World War II fighter
Modeling a U.S. M3A1 Stuart in 1/35 scale
By Paul Krylowski
Converting Tamiya's M3 light tank
IMC'S Little Red Wagon
By Mark Hembree
Number 21 in THE CLASSIC KITS series
From the Editor
Workbench Reviews
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
New Products
New Kit Report
Reader Forum
Coming Events
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
Book Briefs
Tips and Techniques
Classified Advertisements
Hobby Shop Directory
Index of Advertisers
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