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December 1998
Volume 20

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Scale Auto magazine covers the entire model car hobby. Each issue provides you with expert how to tips to help you easily build and customize muscle cars, street rods, stock cars and more. You'll receive objective and accurate reviews to help you find models worth your time and money. Whether you're a builder or a collector, this magazine is for you!
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Features
Strip Search
By Randy Hartman
The naked truth about chrome strippers
Scale Auto Sktechpad
By Brad Leisure
Cast-resin customs: 1959-'60 General Motors models
Let it Bee
By B.T. Sherwood
Detailing AMT/Ertl's 1970 Dodge Coronet Super Bee
Ranch Deluxe
By Patrick Mulligan
Bruce Rayner's 1937 Ford street rod is an elegant flight of fantasy
Pit Pass
By Drew Hierwarter
The 1998 Goodwrench Monte Carlo
Le Grand Debut
By Patrick Mulligan
New models and new faces took the top places at the 1998 North American Model Car Championship
Wheels of Fortune
By Clint Freeman
Modeling a modern multi-axle truck
Columns
Bench Racer
Stock car decals from: Fred Cady Design, David Romero Decals, Private Stock , Sixx Decals
Light Commercial
El Caminos old and new ... Hendrix Mfg. '53 Ford ... Code 7 decals
Truck Stop
AMT/Ertl Peterbilt 359 wrecker commentary ... Herb Deeks Models' White tanker and COE kits
Small Talk
Life lessons
Strictly Stock
But will it sell? ... AMT/Ertl 1971 Plymouth Duster 340 ... SpecCast '53 Willys Jeep panel
Tips & Tech
Pre-painted bodies ... realistic headlights ... Light-duty lathe
Departments
Finishing Touch
Santa Claus is coming to town
Ad Section
Coming Events
Scale Mail
Past master ... Solder and goo ... Mopar motors ... NASCAR air ducts
Bits & Pieces
AMT/Ertl announces new products ... Scale Repro's Plus returns ... Action acquires MiniChamps
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