November 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.
Modeling water
You'll find that it's easy to model a fully loaded 1/72 scale aircraft carrier at sea - as long as someone provides the carrier and planes! Shep Paine sets the Experimental Aircraft Association's gigantic USS Enterprise afloat in a sea of Celluclay. Photo by Chris Becker.
Portfolio: Bob Letterman - Masterpiece Maker
Just add water!
By Paul Boyer
How do you make waves for a 1/72 scale aircraft carrier?
Making hinges from brass tubing and wire
By Pat Covert
Detailing and weathering with watercolors
By Michael Bedard
Fading, washes, and wear made easy
Kitbashing an accurate Fw 190D-9
By Rob Willis
Parts from Hasegawa, Airfix, and Italeri merge in this 1/72 scale Dora
Aurora's Pan Am Space Clipper
By Tom Graham
Number 20 in THE CLASSIC KITS series
Detailing Testor/Italeri's 1/35 scale PzKpfw IB
By Carl McLaughlin
Improving an early Panzer
International Color and Camouflage
By Paul Boyer
"Strategic" scheme B-52G/H Stratofortress
New Figure Releases
'93-'94 FSM Staff Report
From the Editor
New Products
Workbench Reviews
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
Reader Gallery
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
Coming Events
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
New Kit Report
Tips and Techniques
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Hobby Shop Directory
Index of Advertisers
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