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.
Portofolio: Eric Reinert's amazing armor
A deep love of history inspires this talented modeler.
Cover Story: Weather a natural-metal Thunderbolt
Six easy-to-learn steps lead to a realistic, battle-weary finish.
SUBSCRIBER-ONLY EXTRA: More of Luciano Rodriguez's 1/72 scale P-47 Thunderbolt
Armor How-to: Build a Panzer ace's Tiger I
Model Otto Carius' Eastern Front tank with simple kit modifications.
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Aircraft How-to: Detail a Kawasaki Ki-45 "Nick"
Plenty of scratchbuilding helps update Nichimo's vintage kit.
Aircraft How-to: Backdate an A-20 Havoc
Build an early version of Douglas' versatile bomber and apply an unusual camouflage scheme.
Showcase: Dennis Gerber's B-17 vignette
A vivid portrayal of air-to-air combat.
The latest products to help you enjoy your hobby.
Photos of models of all types, submitted by your fellow readers.
A letter from FSM's Editor, Matt Usher.
Letters from modelers around the world.
Tips for enjoying your hobby, from your fellow readers.
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
Questions & Answers
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