September 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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Features
Portfolio: Sugimoto Izumi's scratchbuilt 1/48 scale World War I aircraft
Seamless canopies
By Les Sundt
Here's the secret to forming perfect multipane canopies and windows.
NovaStar
By Pat Covert
Kitbashing a 1/25 scale '66 Nova roadster.
Building a U.S. M1905 field piece
By Ron Poniatowski
Finding the range on Encore Models' World War I gun.
Painting indoor dinosaurs
By Ray Rimell
Finishing tips for scaly models.
Five shipbuilding tips
By Robert Wilson
Simple techniques to make building sailing ships easier.
Departments
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.
Workbench Reviews
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
AMT/Ertl X/YB-35 Flying Wing
Tamiya P-51D Mustang
Monogram '64 Mustang
Classic Airframes Fokker D.XXI
AMT/Ertl Klingon Bird of Prey
Hasegawa J35 Draken
RCR Fiat G.55
Doc-Modell USS Callaway
Reader Gallery
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
Tips and Techniques
Coming Events
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
Update
New Kit Report
Clinic
Book Briefs
Classified Marketplace
Hobby Shop Directory
Index of Advertisers
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