what airbrush do you use

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what airbrush do you use

Joined: January 14th, 2010, 6:29 pm

March 3rd, 2011, 1:19 pm #1

i have 4 a Badger 250, a Tamyia trigger type, a Aztek A4709 and a Harder & Steenbeck infinity

the badger i never use now

Tamyia trigger type i mainly use for applying the base coat

Aztek A4709 is for detail work

Harder & Steenbeck infinity is for detail work as well but i am use the H&D more and more now

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NbGXpgeMxM
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Joined: March 7th, 2005, 6:33 pm

March 3rd, 2011, 1:47 pm #2

Wow!I've been using Iwata Eclipse HP BS for almost 15 years, for everything. Very happy with it.
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Joined: January 1st, 2008, 6:44 pm

March 3rd, 2011, 2:14 pm #3

i have 4 a Badger 250, a Tamyia trigger type, a Aztek A4709 and a Harder & Steenbeck infinity

the badger i never use now

Tamyia trigger type i mainly use for applying the base coat

Aztek A4709 is for detail work

Harder & Steenbeck infinity is for detail work as well but i am use the H&D more and more now

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NbGXpgeMxM
... the first one I bought was a Badger 350 and used it exclusively for years. Then I bought an Aztec A4305 and use it has pretty much replaced the Badger which I only use on occasion to do large area spraying and the occasional flat coat.

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Joined: January 14th, 2010, 6:29 pm

March 3rd, 2011, 4:59 pm #4

Wow!I've been using Iwata Eclipse HP BS for almost 15 years, for everything. Very happy with it.
as i said i no longer use the badger ... might sell it or give it away .. the tamiya trigger type comes with a huge cup that is ideal for spraying base coats if you have 1 or more model to paint of the same nation

and i am thinking of selling my aztek brush as i am using the harder and steenbeck most of the time now
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Joined: February 9th, 2005, 10:18 am

March 3rd, 2011, 5:56 pm #5

i have 4 a Badger 250, a Tamyia trigger type, a Aztek A4709 and a Harder & Steenbeck infinity

the badger i never use now

Tamyia trigger type i mainly use for applying the base coat

Aztek A4709 is for detail work

Harder & Steenbeck infinity is for detail work as well but i am use the H&D more and more now

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NbGXpgeMxM
..and it's not like it gets a lot of use at the moment.

A PremiAir G35

http://airbrushes.com/product_info.php?products_id=1110

Spotted it in a review in MMI, and it seems like a good first airbrush, and not that expensive.

/Steen


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Joined: May 15th, 2005, 10:32 pm

March 3rd, 2011, 7:29 pm #6

i have 4 a Badger 250, a Tamyia trigger type, a Aztek A4709 and a Harder & Steenbeck infinity

the badger i never use now

Tamyia trigger type i mainly use for applying the base coat

Aztek A4709 is for detail work

Harder & Steenbeck infinity is for detail work as well but i am use the H&D more and more now

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NbGXpgeMxM
I use an Iwata Eclipse as well. Got it as a gift from a friend of mine. I use it for basecoats and clearcoats. I haven't got a fine tip for doing the detail camouflage painting that many others can do. Maybe someday I'll get one.

BTW, Dave O'Barr uses my airbrush as well.
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Joined: July 1st, 2009, 6:49 pm

March 3rd, 2011, 9:13 pm #7

i have 4 a Badger 250, a Tamyia trigger type, a Aztek A4709 and a Harder & Steenbeck infinity

the badger i never use now

Tamyia trigger type i mainly use for applying the base coat

Aztek A4709 is for detail work

Harder & Steenbeck infinity is for detail work as well but i am use the H&D more and more now

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NbGXpgeMxM
I have used an Aztek A430 for the past 8 years, very happy with the results. I also ignore the warning not to disassemble the nozzle and clean it very carefully with some fine brushes I got from an airbrush company. Doing this I always get top results, it's amazing the amount of 'clag' that accumilates.

The cleaning brushes are from this company, I can't recommend them enough.

http://www.absolute-airbrush.co.uk/airb ... -p-74.html

All the best,

Paul
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Joined: January 14th, 2010, 6:29 pm

March 3rd, 2011, 10:39 pm #8

after use a airbrush, i run water through it toclear the excess paint ... it works
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Joined: March 19th, 2007, 9:06 am

March 4th, 2011, 6:00 am #9

i have 4 a Badger 250, a Tamyia trigger type, a Aztek A4709 and a Harder & Steenbeck infinity

the badger i never use now

Tamyia trigger type i mainly use for applying the base coat

Aztek A4709 is for detail work

Harder & Steenbeck infinity is for detail work as well but i am use the H&D more and more now

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NbGXpgeMxM
A Badger 150, which was my first, don't use it that often anymore unless I need to apply a lot of paint. An Iwata Eclipse which I was dissapointed in, use it for applying primer and clearcoats mostly, anything that doesn't require fine work, it always clogs. A Badger Renegade Velocity which I bought when I refused to pay $300 for a H&S Infinity. For the price a great brush, excellent for detail work, needles suck though, like all Badger brushes it's like they are made of pewter. Finally an H&S Infinity which I found on sale for 50% off a couple months after buying the Renegade, great brush, can do anything but mostly use it for detail work.
Was kind of pissed about buying the Renegade but now that I have it I find I do use it quite a bit, since it lets me have two colours ready to shoot when doing detail work which I really like because I always have to do touchups.
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Joined: July 19th, 2005, 4:59 pm

March 4th, 2011, 8:29 pm #10

i have 4 a Badger 250, a Tamyia trigger type, a Aztek A4709 and a Harder & Steenbeck infinity

the badger i never use now

Tamyia trigger type i mainly use for applying the base coat

Aztek A4709 is for detail work

Harder & Steenbeck infinity is for detail work as well but i am use the H&D more and more now

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NbGXpgeMxM
Badger 150, DeVilbiss Sprite, DeVilbiss Super93 and Revell Master.....I mostly use just two of them; the Revell for large areas and the Super93 for areas that require more precision.

FWIW & All the best
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Worcester, UK
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