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FineScale Modeler Volume 41 Issue 1

FineScale Modeler

Issue

Magazine:
FineScale Modeler
Number:
Volume 41 Issue 1 | January-February 2023
Language:
English
ISSN:
073361012609

Table of contents

Editorial | Page 14
The future of scale modeling

by Aaron Skinner, Tim Kidwell
We check the pulse of the hobby
 

Build Report, 1:25  | Page 20
Full-bodied fuselage

by Jeff Bloomhuff
3D printing makes a 1/25 scale 1969 Dodge Polara 500 a reality
 

Miscellaneous | Page 28
Get started with 3D printing

by Roy Sorenson
Take your first steps into a wider world
 

Tips & Tricks | Page 32
Positioning for 3D printing

by Chris Cortez
Minimize cleanup and build support
 

Build Report, 1:100  | Page 34
An unlikely commission

by Nico Suratos
What happens when a Gundam fan wants a 1/100 scale diorama for the trunk of her car?
0170379
MG Gundam-W Endless Waltz
OZ-13MS Gundam Epyon
Bandai 1:100
0170379 (2130874) 2011 New tool
0129454
MG
Wing Gundam Zero XXXG-00W0
Bandai 1:100
0129454 2004 New tool
 

Build Report, 1:144  | Page 40
A winning pair of 4s

by Frank Cuden
Building two 1/144 scale Minicraft Douglas propliners
14530
American Airlines DC-4
Minicraft Model Kits 1:144
14530 2004 New decals
 

Tips & Tricks | Page 46
Using superglue

by Greg Garand
Getting the most out of this versatile adhesive
 

Build Report, 1:10  | Page 49
A clear challenge

by Brian Wildfong
Simulating transparent lenses
YM1890
The Battle of Midway US Navy Pilot 1942 Sculptor: Young B. Song
Young Miniatures 1:10
YM1890
 

Build Report, 1:35  | Page 52
Sink your claws into a Black Panther

by Karel Sutt
Scratchbuilt details for a Korean tank
13511
R.O.K. Army
K2 "Black Panther" with separate T158 tracks
Academy 1:35
13511 2017 New tool
HLU35023
M2 Browning
Hauler 1:35
HLU35023
 

Review, 1:25  | Page 60
Classic Car Kits

by Tim Boyd
JoHan '69 and '70 Plymouth Road Runner
C-1470:200
Plymouth Road Runner
Jo-Han (Johan) 1:25
C-1470:200 1970 New parts
C-1669-200
1969 road runner
Jo-Han (Johan) 1:25
C-1669-200 1969 New tool
 

Build Report, 1:35  | Page 62
Detail a big Chinook

by Andy Cooper
Scratchbuilding turns Trumpeter's 1/35 scale CH-47D into a fitting memorial
05105
CH-47D Chinook
Trumpeter 1:35
05105 2006 New parts
 

Review, 1:350  | Page 70
Workbench Reviews

by Mark Karolus
Trumpeter 05369, USS Sangamon (ACV-26)
05369
USS Sangamon CVE-26
Trumpeter 1:350
05369 2022 New tool
 

Review, 1:48  | Page 71
Workbench Reviews

by Andy Keyes
Eduard 82201, F4F-3 Wildcat
82201
F4F-3 Wildcat ProfiPack edition
Eduard 1:48
82201 2022 New tool
 

Review, 1:35  | Page 72
Workbench Reviews

by Ted Horn
Tamiya 35380, A34 Comet
35380
A34 Comet British Cruiser Tank
Tamiya 1:35
35380 2022 New tool
 

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