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Using baking soda mixed with super glue as a filler is a handy, well-known trick. The main trouble I’ve encountered with it is that it dries clear, making it difficult to prevent oversanding. READ MORE

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John Estlow III: "Mercury in a TV" The history of the model car hobby is peppered with great builders who set new standards for technical achievement, but who often aren’t well known. These builders didn’t receive major media coverage s...

Hasegawa Jaguar XJR-9 IMSA

Hasegawa No. 20316 Molded Colors: White, clear Scale: 1/24 MSRP: $49.99 Pros: Excellent curbside replica, good decals and stance Cons: No brake caliper detail, unclear instructions, excessive flash
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Using baking soda mixed with super glue as a filler is a handy, well-known trick. The main trouble I’ve encountered with it is that it dries clear, making it difficult to prevent oversanding. You can get around this by using a few drops of left...

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Making Square Holes

Will Seagraves knows about scratchbuilding. He can look at a complex object, break it down into simple shapes, build those shapes in scale, and put them together in a way that looks – and usually works – like the real thing. “When...

Station wagon into a hearse Subscriber Only Content

Speaking of Chevelles: I have a 1966 Chevelle station wagon that I’d like to convert into a hearse. I want to increase the length of the body by the length of its rear door. My plan is to cut the body straight down behind the B-pillar and mak...
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