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Tips & Tech
Tip: Try using temporary tattoos on your models. You can usually find them in the toy department of your favorite department store. Some are focused just for kids, but others are detailed and very cool. They can be applied per the instructions and ca  ... Read more »
Kit Reviews
Chezoomfull
This kit is a marriage of the earlier chassis/engine of the AMT Barracuda Funny Car kit to the body of the AMT second-generation Corvair annual kits. It's only been issued twice before, as the "Corvair Funny Car"; (#6757, 1967) and "Chezoom"(#157, 1  ... Read more »
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1977 Jungle Jim Monza_800
John Collett's 1977 Jungle Jim Monza was featured in "One Great Model" in the December 2010 Scale Auto. Download this wallpaper to your desktop now! 
The Scale Auto Interview
Len Woodruff
Texas modeler Len Woodruff enjoys building race cars. His 1970 Hugger Orange Nova was the cover story for the February 2012 Scale Auto, and his Yenko 427 Camaro was featured on the cover of Contest Cars 2008. Check out his portfolio in Contest Cars 2 
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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 »
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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