September 1999

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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Carrier Catch!
By Dan Swiersz
Modeling a barricade arrestment.
1998 Reader's Choice Awards
And the winners are...
Afrika Korps assault gun
Glenn Bartolotti models a StuG in North Africa, 1942.
Scratchbuilding a Lunar Module interior
By John Goodlow
Monogram's 1/48 kit receives an interior design.
Vacuum-formed stencils
By John M. Johnsey
Form-fitting masks cut time and tedium.
Multimedia modeling
By Wayne Moyer
Building your first resin kit.
Great model photos are a snap
By Guy Freeman
Give your models and dioramas a better image.
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.
Reader Tips
Tips for enjoying your hobby, from your fellow readers.
Reader Gallery
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
Workbench Reviews
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
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
History You Can Model
Short stories about subjects you can build.
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