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December 2011
Volume 33

December 2011
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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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Features
Build a 1960s Competition Roadster
By Tim Boyd
The wildest of stock-bodied dragsters from the late 1960s
pg. 16
Showdown 2011
By Jim Haught
Farmers Branch, Texas • March 19, 2011
pg. 20
Faded paint schemes for full-body cars
By Tim Boyd
In the August 2011 issue, Tim applied faded paint schemes to dragsters. Here's how to paint full car bodies the same way - using spray cans.
pg. 22
How to scratchbuild an exhaust system
By Gregory Nielsen
Make a better set of pipes for Revell's Shelby Cobra
pg. 26
Buckeye Classic
By Jim Haught

Columbus, Ohio • March 27, 2011

pg. 28
Build Tamiya's Lexus LFA
By Bob Downie
An up-close look at an unusual Japanese supercar kit
pg. 37
Portfolio: Gary Seeds
By Jim Haught
California native loves custom paint
pg. 42
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A letter from Scale Auto's editor, Jim Haught
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Bench Racer
Build the world's wildest Willys
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Keeping it fun
One Great Model
Clay Kemp's Camaro Pro Modified
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