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Steve Hinson submitted a quick-and-easy tip (our favorite kind) that allows even those of us with an unsteady hand to apply thin pinstripes between two colors.   The process couldn’t be easier: simply lay down a piece of automotive maskin  ... Read more »
Kit Reviews
Revell-Thames-Panel-Truck
The Thames Panel Truck was a  plentiful, low-cost, lightweight vehicle that found success in drag racing during the 1950s and 1960s. By replacing its anemic four-cylinder engine with V-8 power, the little Thames Wagon was always a contender at t  ... Read more »
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1977 Jungle Jim Monza_800
John Collett's 1977 Jungle Jim Monza was featured in "One Great Model" in the December 2010 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
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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
Mark's Monte Carlo
In recent years, photoetched (PE) parts have become a staple for many car-model builders. They're made by transferring a photo negative of the part being made to a thin sheet of metal - usually brass, aluminum, or stainless steel. When the artwork is  ... Read more »
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