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April 2010
Volume 31

April 2010 issue
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Scale Auto magazine covers the entire model car hobby. Each issue provides you with expert how to tips to help you easily build and customize muscle cars, street rods, stock cars and more. You'll receive objective and accurate reviews to help you find models worth your time and money. Whether you're a builder or a collector, this magazine is for you!
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How to use Silly Putty for masking
By Bob Downie
Get clean, crisp edges in those hard-to-get-at areas
pg. 18
How to weather with acrylics
By Dana Kawala
A model-railroader's approach to weathering Revell's 1932 Ford
pg. 22
Simulate metal using Alclad paints
By Clay Kemp
Get a realistic look using airbrush-ready metallic lacquer
pg. 26
Great results with carbon-fiber decals
By Dave Thibodeau
Add realism with these simple techniques
pg. 32
Weather with pigments
By Clay Kemp
Use armor-modeling techniques on a Chevy push truck
pg. 36
1941 Chevy: Extreme kitbashing project
By Tim Boyd
Combine several kits for a unique buildup
pg. 42
Expanded Review: Aoshima's R-35 Skyline
By Dave Thibodeau
pg. 46
Starting Line
A letter from Scale Auto's editor, Jim Haught
Questions & Comments
New Products
Tips and Tech
Tips from your fellow modelers
The Scenic Route
Wood-frame structures
Bench Racer
The end of an era
Painting tips
One Great Model
Matt Viggiano's 1969 Charger 440 R/T
Kit Reviews
Seven kits reviewed
Advertisers Index
Finish Line
Readers' models
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