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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 »
Kit Reviews
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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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Matt Viggiano's 1970 Swede Savage Cuda was featured in "One Great Model" in the October 2011 Scale Auto. Download this wallpaper to your desktop now! 
The Scale Auto Interview
Len Woodruff
Texas modeler Len Woodruff enjoys building race cars. His 1970 Hugger Orange Nova was the cover story for the February 2012 Scale Auto, and his Yenko 427 Camaro was featured on the cover of Contest Cars 2008. Check out his portfolio in Contest Cars 2 
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Fundamentals of Car Modeling
Good old-fashioned fundamentals, such as preparation and masking, are essential to any good paint job, whether you're painting a whole model or just some parts. In the last issue, we applied a killer spray-can finish on the body of a Tamiya Ferrari 3  ... Read more »
In-Depth Techniques
Like learning to spray a good high-gloss coat of paint, working with decals is one of the most essential - and occasionally one of the most frustrating - techniques for car modelers. Almost every kind of car kit has at least a few decals in the box,   ... Read more »
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