November 1998

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
Israeli firepower 1/35 Scale Armor
By Mike McFadden, Peter Bloomer
Building an Israeli M109A3 self-propelled gun.
Historic Figures Portfolio
FSM looks at Keith Clutton's outstanding figure collection.
Building a better BUFF Stratofortress
By H. Scott Edwards
Improving AMT/Ertl's 1/72 scale B-52G.
Detailing a snap-together truck 4x4 Pickup
By Bill Coulter, Tom Creeger
Improving Monogram's 1/24 scale Datsun.
Building wakes and waves
By Christopher Crofoot
Displaying your ship models on an acrylic-gel ocean.
Improving Revell's Astronaut in Space Details
By Gary A. Kalin
Modeling America's first spacewalk in 1/12 scale.
New figure releases
FSM's look at upcoming releases for figure enthusiasts.
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
New Kit Report
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.
Classified Marketplace
Hobby Shop Directory
Index of Advertisers
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