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Q: I was just wondering what you would do to get the scabby look of weathered, peeling varnish on a woody. I'd like to build the Merc woody as a Salt Flat tow/push vehicle, and obviously the crew could care less about how the old car has been beat up  ... Read more »
Kit Reviews
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This is the ultimate model of the 2013 Harley Davidson Fat Boy Lo. In 1/6 scale this kit is not only large, but extremely realistic. The design that went into this model is breathtaking. It is truly a multimedia kit with many metal plated parts, scr  ... Read more »
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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! 
The Scale Auto Interview
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Mark Jones is a second-generation modeler from Southern California. He is perhaps best known for the series of Caterham models he's built. With exceptional craftsmanship and attention to detail, Mark's models have won almost every significant award i 
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HOW-TOs
In-Depth Techniques
Within hours of the opening of Scale Auto's "Roundtable" (August 2005 issue), in poured the questions - and the subject of chopping tops kept coming up: Is there an easy way to reduce the height of roofs for street rods, customs, and '50s/'60s street  ... Read more »
Fundamentals of Car Modeling
Q: When our club holds its annual judged shows, the first thing we look at are the "basics" of building: removing mold lines and ejection-pin marks, sanding seams, etc. Sometimes a car has a ton of aftermarket stuff, and nice paint, yet loses out bec  ... Read more »
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