October 2005

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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Dan Jayne's cutaway F-105D
By Paul Boyer
Easy airbrush camouflage
By Matthew Usher
Prepping a Patton
By Russell M. Field
Corsair correction
By Joseph Hegedus
Dennis Nowicki's miniature memories
By Paul Boyer
The road to Pennsylvania
By Mike Ashey
Israeli Hawk
By Michael Conforti
Editor's Page
A letter from FSM's Editor, Mark Thompson.
Scale Talk
Letters from modelers around the world.
News & Products
News stories and the latest products to help you enjoy your hobby.
Reader Gallery
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
Russian BM-13 Katyusha
Apollo 15
U.S. Coast Guard HH-60J Jayhawk
Teutonic Knight
OV-10D Bronco
John Robinson circus wagon
Shelby GT 500
"Thoughts of Home" diorama
"Tierra Paso Excavating" truck and trailer
Tiger I
Show Gallery
Kit Classics
Revell's US Army Corporal
Reader Tips
Tips for enjoying your hobby, from your fellow readers.
Workbench Reviews
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
Skill Builder
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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