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Tips & Tech
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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John Teresi's Charlie Allen 1969 Dodge Funny Car was featured in "One Great Model" in the August 2010 Scale Auto. Download this wallpaper to your desktop! 
The Scale Auto Interview
Ken Hamilton
Ken Hamilton is our "Tips & Tech" columnist, and he's known for building extremely detailed dioramas. Watch our exclusive interview with Ken and learn about his modeling background, inspirations, and future projects!  
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Brush painting
As straightforward as brush-painting is, a few tips and techniques will make things run more smoothly. If you're new to modeling or just want to improve your technique, here are a few pointers to sharpen your brush-painting skills. The tools A few  ... 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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