February 2013

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.

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Airbrushing & Finishing: High-pressure painting for better camouflage
By Aaron Skinner
Finnish finish for an Italian fighter.
Pg. 20

Cover Story: Apply weathered natural finish
By Frank Cuden
Build a Banshee for war in the Pacific.
Pg. 22
Scratch build your own details for a Mohawk
By Ricardo Dacoba
Homemade details for an OV-1D.
Pg. 26
Masking clear parts with adhesive foil
By Walt Fink
Using Bare-Metal Foil for finer edges.
Pg. 32
Build your first resin airplane
By Wayne E. Moyer
You can start with an Alpha.
Pg. 40
Two-day M3
By William Mitchell
Build a Lee tank in a weekend.
Pg. 44
History you can model
By Mark Hembree
M3 Lee/Grant medium tank.
Pg. 46

Kit Classics: Monogram Models' T'rantula
By Tom Graham
Remembering a Tom Daniel show rod.
Pg. 48
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