November 2000

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
Late-war Messerschmitt
By James Green
Fine-tuning the Revell-Monogram kit to produce a beautiful Bf 109G
Fantastic F4U Corsair
Young Park's full metal Corsair must be seen to be believed.
Night fighting Panther
By Thomas Anderson
Converting a late-war Panther to one equipeed with infared vision.
Picking the right Zimmerit
By Robert Oehler
Which pattern is right for your model?
Eyes in the dark
By George Bradford
Infrared sights as installed on the Panther.
Enamels: take a fresh look
By Pat Covert
How to use the hobby's "old reliable" paints.
Inside the Boeing Archives
By Carrie A. Howard
What Boeing has - and how to use it for your models.
Big bad blue Mustang
By Luis A. Cervantes
Kitbashing the baddest Boss 429 on the block.
H.M.S. Titanic at dockside
By Brian Disney
Are you ready to light up the Titanic?
Spectacular Stratocruiser
Jeff Thomsen's hard work produced an airliner that's not straight from any box.
Skylab from scratch
By Andrew McNeill
Put your styrene in orbit!
ABCs of gap filling
By Christopher Appoldt
Using putties and super glue for that seamless look.
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.
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.
The Eagle Squadrons
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