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Q: I'm looking for some weathering advice. I am using a piece of stainless, photoetched radiator face on a T-bucket street rod. I have used the black Detailer liquid and flat black paint to try to make the piece look more realistic, but I failed.   ... Read more »
Kit Reviews
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In 1979, Monogram brought us this nice SnapTite tractor kit; in 1980, they added the trailer. In 1985, they again issued this as a 6x6 car-crushing monster truck. We now have the original truck and trailer together again. Most of the truck parts com  ... Read more »
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Predator wallpaper
Gary Kulchock's Predator was featured in "One Great Model" in the February 2011 Scale Auto. Download this wallpaper to your desktop now! 
The Scale Auto Interview
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Mark Jones is a second-generation modeler from Southern California. He is perhaps best known for the series of Caterham models he's built. With exceptional craftsmanship and attention to detail, Mark's models have won almost every significant award i 
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HOW-TOs
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 »
In-Depth Techniques
Like learning to spray a good high-gloss coat of paint, working with decals is one of the most essential - and occasionally one of the most frustrating - techniques for car modelers. Almost every kind of car kit has at least a few decals in the box,   ... Read more »
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