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FineScale Modeler

FineScale Modeler

by Kalmbach Publishing Co.

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If you enjoy modeling – from planes to ships and everything in between – give yourself an advantage with FineScale Modeler! Whether you're fine-tuning your airbrushing, finishing techniques or painting, FineScale Modeler gives you expert advice and top techniques to make your models realistic.

Each issue of FineScale Modeler is packed with:

  • Clear, how-to features by experts on model assembly and finishing
  • Reviews of the latest model kits and products
  • Great photos of readers' models
  • Airbrushing and finishing articles

FineScale Modeler publishes monthly except for June and August (10 issues per year).

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Kalmbach Publishing Company, Books Division
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Current Issue:
December 2019
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FineScale Modeler 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I've been a fairly long term (though on and off) reader of Finescale modeler (FSM.) It's a great resource for learning techniques, quick reviews and the like - the showcase itself can be quite inspiring, as can feature articles. Unfortunately, the magazine doesn't lend itself well to the Nook (using the Nook Tablet here.) It often has two page wide photos, or photo 'series" to go through, and not always in a nice 'grid' of pictures. And some of the print ads just are odd on the Nook. The content can sometimes feel a little light, or the magazine a bit ad-heavy (this is in general, not Nook specific.) Personally, while I enjoy the magazine, I think this works better either as an actual magazine or (possibly) via the Nook PC/Mac app or on a larger tablet. (I certainly wouldn't want to try reading this on a smartphone!)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Always enjoy reading FSM. I can’t wait for the next issue. The articles are always well written. And the previews make my mouth water with anticipation of purchasing that special model.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
As a new modeler I wanted to learn how to make the most out of my hobby. Each issue is filled with tons of detail. Keep up the great work!
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is one of the better issues of FSM that has been published in recent memory. The article on painting “white uniforms” was excellent and well detailed. Building the Sabres article made me wanna run out and purchase one at my local hobby store. Then there was the build and paint the Gundam trooper, which again made me want to try my hand at these models. Overall, this issue is an immediate classic and modelers will be clamoring for it for some time to come. Great, fantastic work FSM you scored a home run with me on this issue.