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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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Ron Ramsey's Gas Rhonda 1969 Mustang Funny Car was featured in "One Great Model" in the August 2009 issue of Scale Auto. Download this wallpaper to your desktop!  
The Scale Auto Interview
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Ed Sexton is senior manager of product development at Revell. He's also still an active modeler. In this interview, Ed talks about how he got started in the business, and the challenges involved in bringing a kit to market. 
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1929 Model A Hot Rod
If you're looking for a little something extra for your next project, think about adding an opening trunk compartment. The steps are relatively easy, and the operation can be completed with a few hours of work. I'll use my recently-completed channele  ... Read more »
Fundamentals of Car Modeling
Good old-fashioned fundamentals, such as preparation and masking, are essential to any good paint job, whether you're painting a whole model or just some parts. In the last issue, we applied a killer spray-can finish on the body of a Tamiya Ferrari 3  ... Read more »
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