January 1995

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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Portfolio: Steve Hustad's WWI German stringbags
From the days of flying barons comes a squadron of delicate 1/72 scale models.
Building a Pacific-war Sherman in 1/35 scale
By James Welch
Kitbashing a U.S. Marine M4A2.
FSM's guide to super glues
By Paul Boyer
The wonder adhesive that fills and fixes virtually all modeling materials.
Curtiss camouflage schemes for RAF P-40s
By Dana Bell
Clearing up a color conundrum.
Reader Gallery Special
IPMS/USA 1994 National Exposition
Painting figures with oils
By Bob Sarnowski
Brushing up a masterpiece.
Foiled again!
By David Cox
Detailing large-scale cars with Bare-Metal Foil.
Bomber in a bomb
By Joseph Bowles
An unusual display for Monogram's 1/48 scale B-17G.
Editor's Page
A letter from FSM's Editor, Terry Thompson.
Reader Forum
Workbench Reviews
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
I.D. Models' mammoth 1/72 scale C-5
Hasegawa Ju 87B-2 Stuka
Airfix Buccaneer S2B
Apex Sputnik/Vostok
Appian Acc-U-Vac machine
AMT USS Excelsior
News & Products
News stories and the latest products to help you enjoy your hobby.
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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