May 1994

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.
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Features
Your most-wanted kits
By Jennifer Kamke Black
We asked - and more than a thousand responded!
Whit Vye's 1/24 scale Arado 196
Old-time scratchbuilding.
Building and painting Horizon's 1/6 scale Incredible Hulk
By Rusty White
An easy entry to the world of vinyl kits.
Vin Fiz
By Carl D. Park
Converting the 1/50 scale Monogram Wright Flyer into a 1/32 scale aviation classic.
Advanced molding and casting techniques
By David Merriman
RTV and fiberglass molds produce a cast-resin and white-metal 1/96 scale RAN Collins-class submarine.
Building a Renault AMR 33 light tank
By Joe Morgan
This could be your first resin effort!
Modeling those pesky tie-downs
By Bob Santos
Detailing a U.S. Navy carrier deck in 1/48 scale.
1994 New Kit Releases
An FSM staff special report
International Color And Camouflage
By Bill Norton
Israeli Air Force CH-53.
Departments
Editor's Page
A letter from FSM's Editor, Terry Thompson.
Update
Workbench Reviews
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
News & Products
News stories and the latest products to help you enjoy your hobby.
Reader Gallery
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
Clinic
Coming Events
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
Tips and Techniques
Classified Marketplace
Hobby Shop Directory
Index of Advertisers
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