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.
Boeing KC-135A Stratotanker
AMT/Ertl's long-awaited 1/72 scale KC-135A gets top billing in this month's Workbench Reviews. On the cover, a Diane Pinkalla photo provides the dramatic backdrop for FSM photographer Chris Becker's shot of the Stratotanker.
Lewis Pruneau's 1/24 scale drag-strip diorama
"Top Eliminator" - Top-notch modeling
Dressing up Tamiya's big Enterprise
Adding photoetched parts and other details improves the 1/350 scale super carrier
Hand painting a cat-mouth Hellcat
The distinctive World War II squadron markings of VF-27
Airbrushing armored fighting vehicles
Easy techniques for realistic one-color finishes
Scratchbuilding Boeing's 314 flying boat in 1/72 scale
Fiberglass and acrylic merge in Pan Am's majestic Yankee Clipper
Modeling the F-86D Sabre Dog in 1/32 scale
This vacuum-formed kit converts the classic Hasegawa F-86F into a radar-equipped interceptor
International Color and Camouflage
T-38B LIFT Talon
1993 New Kit Releases
An FSM staff special report
From the Editor
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
Tips and Techniques
Hobby Shop Directory
Index of Advertisers