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Better-wheel-openings
Ed Maslin provided a great tip for relocating wheel openings. Here's Ed: When modifying a body, there are times when wheel openings need to be moved up or down for a correct look. Instead of making the end cuts straight-up-and-down, where several sh  ... Read more »
Kit Reviews
Revell-1950-Olds-Custom
Revell planned to produce a kit of the 1949/1950 Olds during the mid- 1960s; it was cancelled after Revell falsely heard that Monogram already had such a kit in development. AMT/Ertl formally announced its intention to produce such a kit 15 years or   ... 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
Clay Kemp
Indiana modeler and Scale Auto contributor Clay Kemp sat down with us for a brief interview about his modeling background and motivations. Be sure to check out his Camaro Pro Modified on page 30 of the December 2011 issue! 
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 »
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 »
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