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Q: I was just wondering what you would do to get the scabby look of weathered, peeling varnish on a woody. I'd like to build the Merc woody as a Salt Flat tow/push vehicle, and obviously the crew could care less about how the old car has been beat up  ... Read more »
Kit Reviews
Harley-Davidson-Fat-Boy-Lo
This is the ultimate model of the 2013 Harley Davidson Fat Boy Lo. In 1/6 scale this kit is not only large, but extremely realistic. The design that went into this model is breathtaking. It is truly a multimedia kit with many metal plated parts, scr  ... Read more »
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John Baczuk's 1958 Thunderbird was featured in "One Great Model" in the April 2014 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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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 »
Registered User Bonus
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 »
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