November 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.
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Features
Portfolio: Joe Sojka's Scratchbuilt Air Arm
A lack of kits doesn't stop this master modeler.
International Colors and Camouflage: TBF Avenger
By Dana Bell
U.S. Navy mid- to late-World War II camouflage.
Kitbashing a Katyusha: Soviet Rocket Launcher
By Cristobal Vergara Duran
A Studebaker that delivered Soviet rockets.
Building Up a Wrecker: Converting a 1950 Pickup
By Pat Covert
Turning Monogram's Ford into a dually.
Kit Classics: Revell's Lockheed Starfire
By Tom Graham
This F-94C escorted the evolution of scale modeling.
Building An Elasmosaurus
By Mike Adamson
Messing around with a vinyl Mesozoic reptile.
Superdetailing the Eagle: From "SPACE:1999"
By Bill Norton
Improving the vintage Airfix spacecraft.
Detailing a Lancaster: A Classic Made Even Better
By Pat Hawkey
A new cockpit is just the beginning for this time-tested kit.
Departments
Editor's Page
A letter from FSM's Editor, Terry Thompson.
Scale Talk
Letters from modelers around the world.
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.
Reader Gallery
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
Industry Update
Reader Tips
Tips for enjoying your hobby, from your fellow readers.
Questions & Answers
Have a question? FSM is here to help.
Coming Events
The who, when, and where of modeling events.
New Figure Releases
New Kit Report
Classified Marketplace
Hobby Shop Directory
Index of Advertisers
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