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Tip: I would like to add a tip to your answer on vinyl tops. I research the trim on line. When I have the trim in place and I have sprayed it with a few coats of primer, I tape off the trim and spray it with flat black spray-can paint.   Afte  ... Read more »
Kit Reviews
Mustang-GT-Funny-Car
Nostalgia drag racing is big, and Round 2 has capitalized by rereleasing its 1965 Mustang GT Funny Car. The one-piece body is quite clean, and the hood fit is good. There were a couple of sink marks on the trunk lid. The top edges of the front fe  ... Read more »
Wallpaper
1/16 scale Shelby Cobra desktop wallpaper 800  x 600
Joe Scavotto's 1/16 scale Shelby Cobra was featured in "One Great Model" in the April 2013 Scale Auto. Download this wallpaper to your desktop now! 
The Scale Auto Interview
Teresi
"Building models is my passion," says John Teresi of Van Nuys, California. He's a big fan of Don Garlits and other drag-racing drivers, and he collects diecast dragsters. His models have won several major contests, "which boosted my confidence and is 
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Brush painting
As straightforward as brush-painting is, a few tips and techniques will make things run more smoothly. If you're new to modeling or just want to improve your technique, here are a few pointers to sharpen your brush-painting skills. The tools A few  ... Read more »
Fundamentals of Car Modeling
Tools-for-building-models
So you're thinking about building a model car. Maybe you put together a few kits when you were younger and are returning to the hobby, or maybe you're picking up a kit at the hobby shop for the first time. Either way, you'd probably like a little dir  ... Read more »
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