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Tips & Tech
Tip: I would like to add a tip to your answer on vinyl tops. I research the trim on line. When I have the trim in place and I have sprayed it with a few coats of primer, I tape off the trim and spray it with flat black spray-can paint.   Afte  ... Read more »
Kit Reviews
Mustang-GT-Funny-Car
Nostalgia drag racing is big, and Round 2 has capitalized by rereleasing its 1965 Mustang GT Funny Car. The one-piece body is quite clean, and the hood fit is good. There were a couple of sink marks on the trunk lid. The top edges of the front fe  ... Read more »
Wallpaper
Predator wallpaper
Gary Kulchock's Predator was featured in "One Great Model" in the February 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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HOW-TOs
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 »
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 »
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