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Q: It never seems to fail: when I airbrush a model, it looks really good until I look more closely at it, and there are little specks – usually on the hood, the roof, and/or the rear deck of the car. I try to keep the area clean. I use a pain  ... Read more »
Kit Reviews
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The 1/20 scale Formula One kit market has seen resurgence. Ebbro, a relative newcomer, has entered the fray, concentrating on classic 1970s F1 cars. This modified reissue includes a new decal sheet and the necessary parts to reproduce the Rob Walker  ... Read more »
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Predator wallpaper
Gary Kulchock's Predator was featured in "One Great Model" in the February 2011 Scale Auto. Download this wallpaper to your desktop now! 
The Scale Auto Interview
Chuck Kourouklis
Chuck Kourouklis is a talented voice actor and modeler. He's written several expanded and regular kit reviews for Scale Auto. Watch our exclusive interview with Chuck and learn about his modeling background, inspirations, and future projects! Also, c 
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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 »
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 »
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