September 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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Workbench Reviews
Kits compared in 1/35 scale - MRC and Revell MASH helicopters, Italeri and Tamiya Panthers - plus Monogram's Mustang, Tamiya's Wildcat, and more!
Portfolio: Pat Hawkey's made-to-order aircraft
Custom building planes became a business for this master modeler.
Modeling a Vietnam War convoy escort
By Hilber Graf
Converting Tamiya's 1/35 scale M16 to ride shotgun.
Superdetailing Adolph Galland's Bf 109E-4
By William Searson
Improving Hasegawa's 1/32 scale kit.
Almost Straight From The Box
By Phil Kirchmeier
Building Revell's PT 109.
Painting fine feathered edges
By Geoff McDonell
Here's how to apply realistic paint jobs with an airbrush and cardstock masks.
International Color And Comouflage
By George Bradford
British Eighth Army Shermans.
Editor's Page
A letter from FSM's Editor, Terry Thompson.
Reader Forum
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.
New Kit Report
Coming Events
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
Tips and Techniques
Book Briefs
Classified Marketplace
Hobby Shop Directory
Index of Advertisers
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