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SCA-TT1214_B
Our Tip of the Month comes from the Model Railroading branch of the Scale Modeling Tree, and was passed along by my longtime pal Bill Gill.  Scale rivets are a big part of model railroading, and coincidentally, model car builders (especially t  ... Read more »
Kit Reviews
Freightliner-with-trailer
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  ... Read more »
Wallpaper
Paone-800
Del Paone's 1951 Ford Pro Modified was featured in "One Great Model" in the June 2014 Scale Auto. Download this wallpaper to your desktop now! 
The Scale Auto Interview
Tim Boyd
Tim Boyd has been a Scale Auto contributor since 1979, and he's a found father of the NNL-style show. Watch our exclusive interview with Tim and learn about his modeling background, inspirations, and future projects! 
HOW-TOs
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 »
Fundamentals of Car Modeling
Have you ever needed to file away an ejector-pin mark on the floor of an interior tub? You're usually faced with cutting the sides away from the tub so you can get at the mark with your straight files, or hiding the marks under thick coats of paint a  ... Read more »
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