September 2010

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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Your most wanted kits
By Mark Hembree
The results are in - all of them!
pg. 22
Online extra: See results from previous most-wanted kit surveys
Airbrushing & Finishing: Super Pershing, super finish
By Glen Martin
Hairspray for heavy weathering
pg. 24
Online extra: Check out more images of Glen's superb Super Pershing
Showcase: Naval power, past and present
Bismark and Arizona, then and now
pg. 26
Your first resin cockpit
By Jeff Herne
Adding detail from the aftermarket
pg. 30
Bf 109 Part Two: Painting German camouflage
By Mark Hembree
Three colors, no waiting!
pg. 36
Armor weathering and decals
By Karl Logan
Innovative effects make a KaJaPa pop
pg. 40
DESKTOP WALLPAPER: Karl Logan's Revell 1/35 scale Kanonenjagdpanzer
Skill builder: Using self-adhesive foil
By Aaron Skinner
No need to fuss over real metal details
pg. 46
Battle-damaged Short Stirling
By Charles Lipkin
Airfix's old bomber takes a beating
pg. 48
Editor's Page
A letter from FSM's Editor, Matthew Usher.
Scale Talk
Letters from modelers around the world.
Read the latest headlines in modeling news.
New Products
The latest products to help you enjoy your hobby.
Reader Gallery
Photos of models of all types, submitted by their builders.
Questions & Answers
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Reader Tips
Tips for enjoying your hobby, from your fellow readers.
11 new Workbench Reviews!
FSM's unmatched reviews of the latest kits, every one built by a modeler.
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