December 2012

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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Cover story: Finishing a big Phantom, Part 2
By Chuck Sawyer
Details, painting, and weathering bring this fighter in from the Cold War.
Pg. 24

Airbrushing & Finishing: Air pressure
By Aaron Skinner
Dial in the right amount of air to get the job done.
Pg. 20
FSM Special Report: See what you're doing
By Mark Hembree
Vision aids focus on models.
Pg. 36
Make your own display case
By Thomas M. Barnes
If you can build a model, you can build this easy-to-make display case.
Pg. 40
Building a Panzer IV
By Bill Plunk
Even extremely detailed kits can use a little more than what comes in the box.
Pg. 44
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