Q: I'm looking for some weathering advice. I am using a piece of stainless, photoetched radiator face on a T-bucket street rod.
I have used the black Detailer liquid and flat black paint to try to make the piece look more realistic, but I failed.
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In 1979, Monogram brought us this nice SnapTite tractor kit; in 1980, they added the trailer. In 1985, they again issued this as a 6x6 car-crushing monster truck. We now have the original truck and trailer together again.
Most of the truck parts com
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John Teresi's 1/8 scale 1923 Ford T-bucket was featured in "One Great Model" in the June 2013 Scale Auto. Download this wallpaper to your desktop now!
Bob Shelton has a unique perspective on the hobby. He's determined to have fun with his builds, but he's also a "legit" builder, with a particular fondness for Cords of the 1930s. He devotes a great deal of time and energy to coproducing The Director
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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
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