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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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Clay Kemp's Camaro Pro Modified was featured in "One Great Model" in the December 2011 Scale Auto. Download this wallpaper to your desktop now! 
The Scale Auto Interview
Ken Hamilton
Ken Hamilton is our "Tips & Tech" columnist, and he's known for building extremely detailed dioramas. Watch our exclusive interview with Ken and learn about his modeling background, inspirations, and future projects!  
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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 »
Fundamentals of Car Modeling
Q: When our club holds its annual judged shows, the first thing we look at are the "basics" of building: removing mold lines and ejection-pin marks, sanding seams, etc. Sometimes a car has a ton of aftermarket stuff, and nice paint, yet loses out bec  ... Read more »
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