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Better-wheel-openings
Ed Maslin provided a great tip for relocating wheel openings. Here's Ed: When modifying a body, there are times when wheel openings need to be moved up or down for a correct look. Instead of making the end cuts straight-up-and-down, where several sh  ... Read more »
Kit Reviews
Revell-1950-Olds-Custom
Revell planned to produce a kit of the 1949/1950 Olds during the mid- 1960s; it was cancelled after Revell falsely heard that Monogram already had such a kit in development. AMT/Ertl formally announced its intention to produce such a kit 15 years or   ... Read more »
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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
In-Depth Techniques
Detailing-carburetors
Carburetors are the centerpieces of the many details under the hoods of model cars. Muscle cars, street rods, rad rods, big-blocks or small-blocks, carburetors are one of the most important parts of any car. I try to make them models all to themselve  ... Read more »
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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