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March 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!
Scale Auto Sketchpad
By Brad Leisure
Bashing the slammers
Mint '57
By Rick Hanmore
Building Franklin Mint's 1/24 scale 1957 Chevy Bel Air diecast kit
Photoetch Freshman
By Tim Powers
A beginner's guide to using photoetched detail parts on model cars
Corvair Grand Sport
By Matthew Usher
Bill Cunningham's V-8 powered Corvair is unbelievable at any speed
Pit Pass
Warren Johnson's NHRA Pro Stock Pontiac Firebird
The Mummy Machine
By Gary Hogue
Maxing out an MPC classic
Team SAE
By Matthew Usher
The winning models from the Build a Scale Auto Enthusiast Race Car Contest
The 1999 Scale Auto Enthusiast Readers' Choice Awards
By Larry Greenberg
The Nominees are...
Bench Racer
The 36-year model ... Bill Stroppe/Parnelli Jones 1963 Mercury NASCAR decals ... Mazmanian chopped Austin body
Light Commercial
Mint diecasts ... low-buck diecasts ... It's decal month
Truck Stop
Detailing AMT/Ertl's GMC General kit
Small Talk
Straight from the box
Strictly Stock
Tamiya Lotus Europa ... AMT/Ertl 1966 Buick Riviera lowrider ... Revell Dodge Sidewinder
Tips & Tech
The future of modeling ... Removing Tampo printing ... Fading paint
Finishing Touch
Editorial racers
Ad Section
Advertiser's Index
Scale Mail
Imperfect Boss? ... Skill Level lesson ... Pro Stock fixes ... Mirror, mirror
Bits & Pieces
New Tamiya paints ... New Vitesse diecasts ... R&D Unique buys Mini Exotics Model parts
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