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April 2000
Volume 21

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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!
"T" Time
By Terry Jessee
Ford Model T kits through the years
Ramblin' 'Round
By Juha Airio
Converting a JoHan 1965 Rambler Classic four-door sedan into a two-door hardtop
The White Circle Hogmen Coalition
By Bill Borgen
Building a truck for a fictitious farm
Future Passed
By Bill Coulter
Building and detailing a 1959 Plymouth Sport Fury convertible
Carnival Knowledge
By Evan Hermel
Pat Covert's imaginative and realistic 1/25 scale carny wagon
Scale Auto Sketchpad
By Jairus Watson
Lowrider stylin'
Wholly Toledo
By Kirk Bell
Good models, great friends, and camaraderie characterized the 20th NNL Nationals
The Origin of Species
By Patrick Mulligan
How a model kit is manufactured
The Box Man
By Terry Jessee
Everett Westphal creates boxes for the TV car kits that should have been
Teutonic Titan
By Patrick Mulligan
Ramon Garcia's outstanding Italeri Mercedes-Benz 300 SL
Tool School
By Tim Powers
Using riffler files to work in hard-to-reach spots
Readers' Gallery
A savory sampling of our readers' models
Diecast Report
Lane Collectibles Shelby Mustang ... Kyosho Tucker ... American Muscle Mint 1969 Dodge Coronet R/T
Light Commercial
Ertl diecast pickups ... Aoshima police cars ... Fujimi Daihatsu Midget
Forum 43
BBR Ferrari 550 Maranello ... Midlantic Models Scarab Mk.I
Bench Racer
Crash carts ... NASCAR hood restraints ... "Big John" Funny Car kit
Small Talk
Diecast Dilemma
Strictly Stock
Tamiya Honda S2000 ... Minicraft 1935 Morgan ... Revell Acura NSX
Tips & Tech
The future of the hobby ... basecoat/clearcoat paints ... Determining wire sizes
Finishing Touch
Stop the Clopse!
Ad Section
Coming Events
Scale Mail
Point ... Counterpoint ... Survey says ... Bag it! ... Vintage Funny Car decals
Bits & Pieces
Motorsport details ... Gerald Wingrove, MBE ... Little Big Healey
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