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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
Harley-Davidson-Fat-Boy-Lo
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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Del Paone's 1967 Chevelle street machine was featured in "One Great Model" in the February 2012 Scale Auto. Download this wallpaper to your desktop now! 
The Scale Auto Interview
Bob Downie
Georgia modeler and Scale Auto author Bob Downie sat down with us to talk about his modeling background and inspirations. He also explains how his book, How to Use an Airbrush, came about. Be sure to check out Bob's time-saving building techniques on 
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HOW-TOs
In-Depth Techniques
IMC/Testor's/Union 1948 Ford convertible and Revell 1948 Ford convertible
The three basics of building custom cars are chopping, channeling, and sectioning. We’ve shown you the basics of chopping and channeling before, but sectioning – which involves removing a horizontal slice of your model’s basic body shell – is a far-m  ... Read more »
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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