September 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.
SH-3H Sea King
Mainstay among naval helicopters for decades, Sikorsky's Sea King is the subject of a Hasegawa 1/48 scale kit - and it's this issue's lead Workbench Review. Randy Fields built the model and wrote the review; FSM's Chris Becker shot the photo.
Monogram's 1/72 scale B-52D
By Paul Boyer
Number 19 in THE CLASSIC KITS series
International Color and Camouflage
By Paul Boyer
SIOP scheme B-52C/D/G/H Stratofortress
Portfolio: George Luhrs' miniature steam and gas engines
By Frank Gudaitis
These scratchbuilt replicas work like the originals
Modeling with a magnetic jig
By Pat Covert
This attractive work surface keeps things straight and square
Detailing a 1/32 scale Nieuport 17
By Carl D. Park
Simple improvements to Hobbycraft Canada's classic sesquiplane
Photoetching brass detail parts at home
By Rusty White
This step-by-step process produces quality parts
Kitbashing a late-production StuG III in 1/35 scale
By Tom Cockle
A half dozen kits add up to a super Sturmgeschutz
Scratchbuilding a Hispano-Suiza 20 mm gun
By Jon Lopez
Putting a "technical" knockout punch in your 1/25 scale pickup
From the Editor
Workbench Reviews
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
New Products
Coming Events
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
Reader Gallery
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
New Kit Report
Reader Forum
Tips and Techniques
Classified Advertisements
Hobby Shop Directory
Index of Advertisers
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