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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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Muscle-era Ford V-8s
These Ford V-8s were featured in Tim Boyd's "Builder's guide to muscle-era Ford V-8s" in the December 2010 issue of Scale Auto. Download this wallpaper to your desktop! 
The Scale Auto Interview
Bob Downie
Georgia modeler and Scale Auto author Bob Downie sat down with us to talk about his modeling background and inspirations. He also explains how his book, How to Use an Airbrush, came about. Be sure to check out Bob's time-saving building techniques on 
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HOW-TOs
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Lift the hood of any race car from the 1950s or later, and you're bound to find one thing: steel braided lines and AN fittings. (AN is a US-military-derived specification stemming from a joint standard agreed upon by the Army and Navy - hence AN. How  ... Read more »
In-Depth Techniques
If you are familiar with my past builds or articles, you know that I like to think outside the box when it comes to building models. One of the things I really enjoy is thinking of different ways to do things, or finding new products that can do a be  ... Read more »
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