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FineScale Modeler Volume 20 Issue 6

FineScale Modeler


Magazine:FineScale Modeler
Number:Volume 20 Issue 6 | July 2002

Table of contents

Build Report, 1:35  | Page 22
Russian armor diorama

Bruce Teal creates incredibly realistic battle damage for a scene from the war in Chechnya.

Build Report, 1:48  | Page 26
Simulate natural metal finishes

by Bucky Sheftall
There's more than one way to skin a P-38. Here's how to do it with aluminum foil.

Editorial | Page 32
P-38 roundup

by Paul Boyer
Lockheed's twin-tailed terror has been the subject of dozens of kits. We'll help you sort out the best ones in the scale you want.

Build Report, 1:540  | Page 36
Build a full-hull USS Midway

by Mike Ashey
What do you do when waterline just isn't enough? Kitbash, of course! An expert ship builder shows you how.

Editorial | Page 43
WWII figure paints

by Brett W. Avants
A concise guide that takes the guesswork out of choosing the correct Andrea and Vallejo acrylics.

Build Report, 1:16  | Page 50
Award-winning Bradley

Talal Chouman's spectacular 1/16 scale M2A2 won both the Best Armor and Judges' Grand awards at the 2001 IPMS/USA Nationals.

Build Report, 1:72  | Page 54
Build an Israeli "Twin Huey"

by Yoav Efrati
Use aftermarket parts to refit Italeri's 1/72 scale UH-1N.

Editorial | Page 58
Finding vintage kits

by Lawrence Hansen
Is the kit you want to build out of production? Don't despair - we'll tell you where to look for it.

Tips & Tricks | Page 60
How to simulate weld seams

by Jeremy Pearse
Five ways to add this realistic detail to your armor models.

Review, 1:48  | Page 66
Workbench Reviews

by Al Jones
Eduard 8052, Messerschmitt Bf 108B Taifun

Review, 1:24  | Page 68
Workbench Reviews

by Mike Dowd
Revell-Monogram 85-2361, #9 Dodge Intrepid R/T

Review, 1:72  | Page 69
Workbench Reviews

by Tom Foti
Tamiya 60768, Kawanishi N1K1 Shiden

Review, 1:35  | Page 70
Workbench Reviews

by John Plzak
Italeri 6389, U.S. Marines M4 Sherman
1:35 M4 Sherman (Italeri 6389)
M4 Sherman US Marines
Italeri 1:35
6389 2001 | Changed parts

Review, 1:72  | Page 72
Workbench Reviews

by Paul Boyer
Pavla 72033, Curtiss Hawk 81A (early P-40)