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Tips & Tech
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 »
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Matt Viggiano's 1970 Swede Savage Cuda was featured in "One Great Model" in the October 2011 Scale Auto. Download this wallpaper to your desktop now! 
The Scale Auto Interview
Randy Derr
Ohio modeler Randy Derr sat down with us at GSL-XXIII for a brief interview about his modeling background and motivations. You can get an up-close look at Randy's scratchbuilt 1966 USAC sprint car on 
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HOW-TOs
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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At a recent contest, I had an unfinished project on display that featured scratchbuilt front and rear bumpers. One of the most-common questions was, "how did you do that?" I went on to explain the process, and one person commented, "Oh, so you just c  ... Read more »
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