FineScale Modeler December 2003

FineScale Modeler December 2003

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Incredible British gun truck
Spectacular scratchbuilt detail and great weathering turned an old Peerless kit into this fabulous World War II Bedford QL gun carrier.

From Kitty Hawk to Mach 3
by Paul Boyer
A brief overview of powered flight's first century.

Accurizing the Wright Flyer
by Mitsuo Kashiwagi
Monogram's old box-scale kit from the 1950s is still a good kit. Make it a showpiece with scratchbuilt details and replacement parts.

Kitbash an early Blackbird
by Paul Boyer
Before the SR-71, there was the A-12. We show you how to use two Italeri kits to model the famous Lockheed spy plane's predecessor.

100 most significant aircraft
by Paul Boyer
FSM readers voted for the most important aircraft of the first century of flight. And the winners are ...
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Super gloss paint jobs from a rattle can
by Matthew Usher
We demonstrate the tricks for getting contest- winning gloss finishes on a spiffy Jaguar Mk. II.

Sherman surgery
by Brian Penny
Simple corrections, scratchbuilt details, and a resin turret turn Dragon's 1/35 scale M4A4 into a sharp Canadian-service Sherman V

Set the stage for award-winning realism
by George DeWolfe
These simple design concepts will help take your dioramas to the next level.

FineScale Modeler, 2003, December


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