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Tips & Tech
Tip: I would like to add a tip to your answer on vinyl tops. I research the trim on line. When I have the trim in place and I have sprayed it with a few coats of primer, I tape off the trim and spray it with flat black spray-can paint.   Afte  ... Read more »
Kit Reviews
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Nostalgia drag racing is big, and Round 2 has capitalized by rereleasing its 1965 Mustang GT Funny Car. The one-piece body is quite clean, and the hood fit is good. There were a couple of sink marks on the trunk lid. The top edges of the front fe  ... Read more »
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Eric Cole's 1966 Ford GT was featured in "One Great Model" in the February 2015 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
Fundamentals of Car Modeling
Good old-fashioned fundamentals, such as preparation and masking, are essential to any good paint job, whether you're painting a whole model or just some parts. In the last issue, we applied a killer spray-can finish on the body of a Tamiya Ferrari 3  ... Read more »
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At a recent contest, I had an unfinished project on display that featured scratchbuilt front and rear bumpers. One of the most-common questions was, "how did you do that?" I went on to explain the process, and one person commented, "Oh, so you just c  ... Read more »
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