October 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: Detail a Wespe
By Bill Plunk
Using aftermarket parts to improve a Tamiya 1/35 scale SdKfz 124
Pg. 24
Airbrushing & Finishing: How to make mud
By Aaron Skinner
A simple recipe puts vehicles in the field
Pg. 22
Distressing acrylic paints
By Federico Collada
Kfz 1, Kfz 2, and two more ways to weather your models
Pg. 33
Show Gallery: AMPS 2012 International
Compiled by Aaron Skinner
FSM visits the Armor Modeling and Preservation Society's annual convention
Pg. 38
Tips for improving propliners
By Carl Knable
Great advice on how to turn Minicraft's DC-6B airliner into a showpiece.
Pg. 42
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