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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
Revell-Thames-Panel-Truck
The Thames Panel Truck was a  plentiful, low-cost, lightweight vehicle that found success in drag racing during the 1950s and 1960s. By replacing its anemic four-cylinder engine with V-8 power, the little Thames Wagon was always a contender at t  ... Read more »
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Del Paone's 1967 Chevelle street machine was featured in "One Great Model" in the February 2012 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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1929 Model A Hot Rod
If you're looking for a little something extra for your next project, think about adding an opening trunk compartment. The steps are relatively easy, and the operation can be completed with a few hours of work. I'll use my recently-completed channele  ... Read more »
Fundamentals of Car Modeling
Q: When our club holds its annual judged shows, the first thing we look at are the "basics" of building: removing mold lines and ejection-pin marks, sanding seams, etc. Sometimes a car has a ton of aftermarket stuff, and nice paint, yet loses out bec  ... Read more »
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