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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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Charger 800
Del Paone's Bobby Isaac Charger Daytona 40th anniversary show car was featured in "One Great Model" in the April 2011 issue of Scale Auto. Download this wallpaper to your desktop now! 
The Scale Auto Interview
Tom Daniel designed many iconic models such as the Red Baron, T'Rantula, and S'Cool Bus. In our exclusive interview, Tom talks about his career and what he's doing now.  
HOW-TOs
In-Depth Techniques
IMC/Testor's/Union 1948 Ford convertible and Revell 1948 Ford convertible
The three basics of building custom cars are chopping, channeling, and sectioning. We’ve shown you the basics of chopping and channeling before, but sectioning – which involves removing a horizontal slice of your model’s basic body shell – is a far-m  ... Read more »
Fundamentals of Car Modeling
I wanted to see if I could build a high quality, eye-catching model that would be competitive on any show table. That's challenging enough, but I also wanted to see if I could finish that same model using spray cans instead of an airbrush. Why? We li  ... Read more »
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