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Q: I'm looking for some weathering advice. I am using a piece of stainless, photoetched radiator face on a T-bucket street rod. I have used the black Detailer liquid and flat black paint to try to make the piece look more realistic, but I failed.  
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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. 
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John Teresi's Mercedes transporter and 300 SLR were featured in "One Great Model" in the October 2014 Scale Auto. Download this wallpaper to your desktop now! 
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1963-Corvette
Here are our first images from the 2014 NNL Nationals, held October 11 at Sylvania, Ohio. We will have more coverage in a future issue of Scale Auto, as well as Contest Cars 2015. 
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Zakspeed Capri
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Tamiya's Zakspeed Capri kit was introduced in 1979 and was reissued a few years ago with its original markings. Now the kit is back, with a beautiful new set of markings.  Read More.
Tips & Tech
Paint-saving idea
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Paint Saving idea
Klaus Raddatz's handy little tip deals with ready-to-spray Metalizers, but could just as easily be adapted to other paints.  Read More.
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