July 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: Tune up a veteran tank kit
By Karl Logan
Tips and tweaks for a proper Patton
Pg. 24

By Aaron Skinner
Intricate camouflage on a Fieseler 156
Pg. 22
Scale Modeling Essentials: Armored car building basics, Pt. 4
By Mark Hembree
Finishing a Staghound Mk.III
Pg. 31
Show Gallery: Australian Model Expo 2011
The Australian Open Plastic and Scale Model Championship
Pg. 38
By Pete Bave
Interplanetary warfare on display
Pg. 42
Raising a Confederate raider
By Joseph Bossert
Give an old kit a new and better life
Pg. 46
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