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Tips & Tech
Tip: Try using temporary tattoos on your models. You can usually find them in the toy department of your favorite department store. Some are focused just for kids, but others are detailed and very cool. They can be applied per the instructions and ca  ... Read more »
Kit Reviews
Chezoomfull
This kit is a marriage of the earlier chassis/engine of the AMT Barracuda Funny Car kit to the body of the AMT second-generation Corvair annual kits. It's only been issued twice before, as the "Corvair Funny Car"; (#6757, 1967) and "Chezoom"(#157, 1  ... Read more »
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Len Woodruff's 1969 Yenko 427 Nova was featured in "One Great Model" in the April 2012 Scale Auto. Download this wallpaper to your desktop now! 
The Scale Auto Interview
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New England modeler Vince Lo Bosco builds mostly vintage race cars, but enjoys an occasional street rod, muscle car or custom. His work has appeared in Scale Auto magazine numerous times, including a Portfolio in the June 2010 issue and "One Great Mo 
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HOW-TOs
Fundamentals of Car Modeling
Good old-fashioned fundamentals, such as preparation and masking, are essential to any good paint job, whether you're painting a whole model or just some parts. In the last issue, we applied a killer spray-can finish on the body of a Tamiya Ferrari 3  ... Read more »
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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 »
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