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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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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 »
Fundamentals of Car Modeling
Tools-for-building-models
So you're thinking about building a model car. Maybe you put together a few kits when you were younger and are returning to the hobby, or maybe you're picking up a kit at the hobby shop for the first time. Either way, you'd probably like a little dir  ... Read more »
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