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Steve Hinson submitted a quick-and-easy tip (our favorite kind) that allows even those of us with an unsteady hand to apply thin pinstripes between two colors.   The process couldn’t be easier: simply lay down a piece of automotive maskin  ... Read more »
Kit Reviews
Harley-Davidson-Fat-Boy-Lo
This is the ultimate model of the 2013 Harley Davidson Fat Boy Lo. In 1/6 scale this kit is not only large, but extremely realistic. The design that went into this model is breathtaking. It is truly a multimedia kit with many metal plated parts, scr  ... Read more »
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John Teresi's 1/8 scale 1923 Ford T-bucket was featured in "One Great Model" in the June 2013 Scale Auto. Download this wallpaper to your desktop now! 
The Scale Auto Interview
Mark S. Gustavson
Mark Gustavson has been associated with Scale Auto since its beginning. His Ford was the cover subject of the first issue, May/June 1979. He also wrote a column called "The Putty Thrower" in the early days of the magazine. He's the founder of the  
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HOW-TOs
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At a recent contest, I had an unfinished project on display that featured scratchbuilt front and rear bumpers. One of the most-common questions was, "how did you do that?" I went on to explain the process, and one person commented, "Oh, so you just c  ... Read more »
In-Depth Techniques
Like learning to spray a good high-gloss coat of paint, working with decals is one of the most essential - and occasionally one of the most frustrating - techniques for car modelers. Almost every kind of car kit has at least a few decals in the box,   ... Read more »
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