May 2006

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
Wally Bigelow's USS Intrepid CV-11
By Jeff Herne
Star-quality Korean War F-80C
By Gil Hodges
Terrific Tiran-5
By Chris Mrosko, Brett Avants
Bermuda Triangle Avenger
By Glen Hambleton
Steven Anderson's mythical German giants
By Jeff Herne
Picture-perfect display base
By Matthew Usher
How to photograph your models in the digital age
By Mark Thompson
Departments
Reader Gallery
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders. The May '06 issue features models from the 2005 CapCon in Ottawa, Canada.
B-17
M26 Pershing
M8 Greyhound
Uh-1N Huey
German Engineers
Bloody Colonials
Star Trek shuttle craft
Marder III
A-10
Canadian Indestructible Roller Device
P-51D
Horch and 20mm Flak 38
Polish PZL P11C
Tenzing Norgay
Workbench Reviews
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
History You Can Model
Short stories about subjects you can build.
M24 Chaffee light tank
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