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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
Freightliner-with-trailer
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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Tom Nungester's 1959 Corvette Gasser was featured in "One Great Model" in the June 2011 issue of Scale Auto. Download this wallpaper to your desktop now! 
The Scale Auto Interview
Andy Kellock
Scale Auto sat down to talk with "Bench Racer" columnist Andy Kellock at NNL West on February 26, 2011. See what Andy had to say in this exclusive interview! 
HOW-TOs
Fundamentals of Car Modeling
I wanted to see if I could build a high quality, eye-catching model that would be competitive on any show table. That's challenging enough, but I also wanted to see if I could finish that same model using spray cans instead of an airbrush. Why? We li  ... Read more »
In-Depth Techniques
Mark's Monte Carlo
In recent years, photoetched (PE) parts have become a staple for many car-model builders. They're made by transferring a photo negative of the part being made to a thin sheet of metal - usually brass, aluminum, or stainless steel. When the artwork is  ... Read more »
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