Subscriber Only SUBSCRIBER EXTRAS
Tips & Tech
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
Lotus side
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 »
Wallpaper
800
Carlos Sanchez's 1975 Plymouth Duster was featured in "One Great Model" in the August 2013 Scale Auto. Download this wallpaper to your desktop now! 
The Scale Auto Interview
Shelton
Bob Shelton has a unique perspective on the hobby. He's determined to have fun with his builds, but he's also a "legit" builder, with a particular fondness for Cords of the 1930s. He devotes a great deal of time and energy to coproducing The Director 
Read more »
HOW-TOs
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 »
In-Depth Techniques
Within hours of the opening of Scale Auto's "Roundtable" (August 2005 issue), in poured the questions - and the subject of chopping tops kept coming up: Is there an easy way to reduce the height of roofs for street rods, customs, and '50s/'60s street  ... Read more »
Look Inside the Current Issue of Scale Auto Magazine
WELCOME
Interested in car modeling? We have everything from how-to articles, videos, contest coverage, kit reviews, and more.

Here are five things to do while you're here:

1. Browse through our galleries for ideas and inspiration
2. Watch the latest edition of Scale Auto Online
3. Browse through our section of how-to stories
4. Register to participate in our forum
5. Subscribe to access subscriber-only online benefits
NEWS
Scale Auto April issue

Subscribe to Scale Auto now and get April's big how-to issue, including Ken Hamilton's outstanding how-to on creating hinged doors and trunks!
SAVE NOW>>

Take our issue survey
Your opinion of this magazine is important.
Please take a few minutes to let us know what you thought of the April 2015 issue. Just click on the link below and complete our online survey.

Take our five-minute survey now
Downloadable articles
Scale Auto Direct downloadable articles contain content from all facets of our hobby, and each package is incorporated into one PDF document that lets you read, learn, and get to work on your models.

Learn more, purchase and download now

Try our featured article search
Easily search our library of featured articles: How-tos, Kit Reviews, and Tips & Tech.

Start Searching
MODELER'S MARKETPLACE
Free Monthly Newsletter
Expand Ribbon
close logo