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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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John Teresi's Italivette was featured in "One Great Model" in the December 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
If you are familiar with my past builds or articles, you know that I like to think outside the box when it comes to building models. One of the things I really enjoy is thinking of different ways to do things, or finding new products that can do a be  ... Read more »
Registered User Bonus
Lift the hood of any race car from the 1950s or later, and you're bound to find one thing: steel braided lines and AN fittings. (AN is a US-military-derived specification stemming from a joint standard agreed upon by the Army and Navy - hence AN. How  ... Read more »
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