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Q: I'm looking for some weathering advice. I am using a piece of stainless, photoetched radiator face on a T-bucket street rod. I have used the black Detailer liquid and flat black paint to try to make the piece look more realistic, but I failed.   ... Read more »
Kit Reviews
Freightliner-with-trailer
In 1979, Monogram brought us this nice SnapTite tractor kit; in 1980, they added the trailer. In 1985, they again issued this as a 6x6 car-crushing monster truck. We now have the original truck and trailer together again. Most of the truck parts com  ... Read more »
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John Teresi's Charlie Allen 1969 Dodge Funny Car was featured in "One Great Model" in the August 2010 Scale Auto. Download this wallpaper to your desktop! 
The Scale Auto Interview
Hermel
Evan Hermel has been our "Truck Stop" columnist for more than 20 years. In our exclusive interview, Evan talks about his modeling background and inspirations. See what he had to say! 
HOW-TOs
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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 »
In-Depth Techniques
If you are familiar with my past builds or articles, you know that I like to think outside the box when it comes to building models. One of the things I really enjoy is thinking of different ways to do things, or finding new products that can do a be  ... Read more »
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