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Q: I'm looking for some weathering advice. I am using a piece of stainless, photoetched radiator face on a T-bucket street rod. I have used the black Detailer liquid and flat black paint to try to make the piece look more realistic, but I failed.   ... Read more »
Kit Reviews
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In 1979, Monogram brought us this nice SnapTite tractor kit; in 1980, they added the trailer. In 1985, they again issued this as a 6x6 car-crushing monster truck. We now have the original truck and trailer together again. Most of the truck parts com  ... Read more »
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Del Paone's 1951 Ford Pro Modified was featured in "One Great Model" in the June 2014 Scale Auto. Download this wallpaper to your desktop now! 
The Scale Auto Interview
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New England modeler Vince Lo Bosco builds mostly vintage race cars, but enjoys an occasional street rod, muscle car or custom. His work has appeared in Scale Auto magazine numerous times, including a Portfolio in the June 2010 issue and "One Great Mo 
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In-Depth Techniques
Modelers often take great care detailing and dressing up the engines and engine bays of their products, only to use the stock kit radiators — and quite often they are somewhat out of sight. When I attend 1:1 car shows, I pay close attention to  ... Read more »
In-Depth Techniques
Mark's Monte Carlo
In recent years, photoetched (PE) parts have become a staple for many car-model builders. They're made by transferring a photo negative of the part being made to a thin sheet of metal - usually brass, aluminum, or stainless steel. When the artwork is  ... Read more »
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