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Tips & Tech
Tip: I would like to add a tip to your answer on vinyl tops. I research the trim on line. When I have the trim in place and I have sprayed it with a few coats of primer, I tape off the trim and spray it with flat black spray-can paint.   Afte  ... Read more »
Kit Reviews
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Nostalgia drag racing is big, and Round 2 has capitalized by rereleasing its 1965 Mustang GT Funny Car. The one-piece body is quite clean, and the hood fit is good. There were a couple of sink marks on the trunk lid. The top edges of the front fe  ... Read more »
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Donn Yost's 1968 Dodge Charger was featured in "One Great Model" in the December 2012 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
Have you ever needed to file away an ejector-pin mark on the floor of an interior tub? You're usually faced with cutting the sides away from the tub so you can get at the mark with your straight files, or hiding the marks under thick coats of paint a  ... Read more »
Fundamentals of Car Modeling
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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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