Q: How long should I wait for a part to dry before gluing that part to the main model?
I have been using liquid model cement, which works great, but when I glue a part, the paint wears off. Should I be using a different type of glue?
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Revell planned to produce a kit of the 1949/1950 Olds during the mid- 1960s; it was cancelled after Revell falsely heard that Monogram already had such a kit in development. AMT/Ertl formally announced its intention to produce such a kit 15 years or
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Donn Yost's 1968 Dodge Charger was featured in "One Great Model" in the December 2012 Scale Auto. Download this wallpaper to your desktop now!
Rod Maskiw is from Winnipeg in Canada, but more often than not, he makes the long trek to U.S. shows, such as NNL Milwaukee and NNL North, to show his latest projects and see old friends. In this interview, Rod talks about the challenges of being a C
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|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 »||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
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