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Q: It never seems to fail: when I airbrush a model, it looks really good until I look more closely at it, and there are little specks – usually on the hood, the roof, and/or the rear deck of the car. I try to keep the area clean. I use a pain  ... Read more »
Kit Reviews
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The 1/20 scale Formula One kit market has seen resurgence. Ebbro, a relative newcomer, has entered the fray, concentrating on classic 1970s F1 cars. This modified reissue includes a new decal sheet and the necessary parts to reproduce the Rob Walker  ... Read more »
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John Teresi's 1/8 scale 1923 Ford T-bucket was featured in "One Great Model" in the June 2013 Scale Auto. Download this wallpaper to your desktop now! 
The Scale Auto Interview
Shelton
Bob Shelton has a unique perspective on the hobby. He's determined to have fun with his builds, but he's also a "legit" builder, with a particular fondness for Cords of the 1930s. He devotes a great deal of time and energy to coproducing The Director 
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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 »
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 »
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