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Q: It never seems to fail: when I airbrush a model, it looks really good until I look more closely at it, and there are little specks – usually on the hood, the roof, and/or the rear deck of the car. I try to keep the area clean. I use a pain  ... Read more »
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The 1/20 scale Formula One kit market has seen resurgence. Ebbro, a relative newcomer, has entered the fray, concentrating on classic 1970s F1 cars. This modified reissue includes a new decal sheet and the necessary parts to reproduce the Rob Walker  ... Read more »
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Del Paone's 1967 Chevelle street machine was featured in "One Great Model" in the February 2012 Scale Auto. Download this wallpaper to your desktop now! 
The Scale Auto Interview
Tim Boyd
Tim Boyd has been a Scale Auto contributor since 1979, and he's a found father of the NNL-style show. Watch our exclusive interview with Tim and learn about his modeling background, inspirations, and future projects! 
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Fundamentals of Car Modeling
The preliminary results are in - from the Scale Auto Roundtable, that is. Many of you are looking for information on the basics of model car building. We're only too happy to oblige. For this issue, we'll focus on the basics of body building. Under t  ... Read more »
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At a recent contest, I had an unfinished project on display that featured scratchbuilt front and rear bumpers. One of the most-common questions was, "how did you do that?" I went on to explain the process, and one person commented, "Oh, so you just c  ... Read more »
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