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Steve Hinson submitted a quick-and-easy tip (our favorite kind) that allows even those of us with an unsteady hand to apply thin pinstripes between two colors.   The process couldn’t be easier: simply lay down a piece of automotive maskin  ... Read more »
Kit Reviews
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The Thames Panel Truck was a  plentiful, low-cost, lightweight vehicle that found success in drag racing during the 1950s and 1960s. By replacing its anemic four-cylinder engine with V-8 power, the little Thames Wagon was always a contender at t  ... Read more »
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Greg Schmidt's Earnhardt Monte Carlo SS Aerocoupe was featured in "One Great Model" in the August 2012 Scale Auto. Download this wallpaper to your desktop now! 
The Scale Auto Interview
Ken Hamilton
Ken Hamilton is our "Tips & Tech" columnist, and he's known for building extremely detailed dioramas. Watch our exclusive interview with Ken and learn about his modeling background, inspirations, and future projects!  
HOW-TOs
In-Depth Techniques
Like learning to spray a good high-gloss coat of paint, working with decals is one of the most essential - and occasionally one of the most frustrating - techniques for car modelers. Almost every kind of car kit has at least a few decals in the box,   ... Read more »
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Lift the hood of any race car from the 1950s or later, and you're bound to find one thing: steel braided lines and AN fittings. (AN is a US-military-derived specification stemming from a joint standard agreed upon by the Army and Navy - hence AN. How  ... Read more »
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