January 1996

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.
Avro Lancaster B.III Special: Keith Mitchell's huge Dam Buster
By Paul Shinton photo
An avro Lancaster with a wingspan of nearly 17'! You won't believe the details aboard this massive bomber!
Basic airburshes
By Paul Boyer
A survey of starter airbrushes for modelers.
Scratchbuilding a Type 15 shuttlepod
By James L. Bassham
From "Star Trek: The Next Generation."
Aurora's 1/25 scale Jaguar XKE
By Tom Graham
Number 27 in The Classic Kits series.
Reader Gallery
IPMS/USA 1995 Nationals
Formula 1 cars
By Paul Smith
Detailing Tamiya's 1/12 scale racers.
Building an Israeli Centurion Mk.V
By Tom Underkircher
Converting Tamiya's 1/35 scale tank to a Sho't.
Worldwide Modeling Club List
An FSM staff special report.
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.
Videotape Briefs
Tips and Techniques
Coming Events
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
New Kit Report
Book Briefs
Classified Marketplace
Hobby Shop Directory
Index of Advertisers
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