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Q: It never seems to fail: when I airbrush a model, it looks really good until I look more closely at it, and there are little specks – usually on the hood, the roof, and/or the rear deck of the car. I try to keep the area clean. I use a pain  ... Read more »
Kit Reviews
Lotus side
The 1/20 scale Formula One kit market has seen resurgence. Ebbro, a relative newcomer, has entered the fray, concentrating on classic 1970s F1 cars. This modified reissue includes a new decal sheet and the necessary parts to reproduce the Rob Walker  ... Read more »
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Charger 800
Del Paone's Bobby Isaac Charger Daytona 40th anniversary show car was featured in "One Great Model" in the April 2011 issue of Scale Auto. Download this wallpaper to your desktop now! 
The Scale Auto Interview
Chuck Kourouklis
Chuck Kourouklis is a talented voice actor and modeler. He's written several expanded and regular kit reviews for Scale Auto. Watch our exclusive interview with Chuck and learn about his modeling background, inspirations, and future projects! Also, c 
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HOW-TOs
Fundamentals of Car Modeling
I wanted to see if I could build a high quality, eye-catching model that would be competitive on any show table. That's challenging enough, but I also wanted to see if I could finish that same model using spray cans instead of an airbrush. Why? We li  ... 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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