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Airbrushing kit

Post by SyntheticDuckie » Sat Dec 22, 2012 8:40 am

Hey guys,


I looked for a post about this already, I didn't see one. Maybe I missed it but I was hoping someone could point me in the right direction.

Whats a mid range airbrush kit to do bases and model primers with. Looking for a .3 unless I should look for a different one? Anyway, any directions would be stellar!

For example

http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-3-Airbrush- ... vi-content

Is that decent? I'd be willing to pay a bit more.

Thanks

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Re: Airbrushing kit

Post by Switchblade » Sat Dec 22, 2012 11:14 am

IMO, you don't need 3 airbrushes, especially since needles and the like are interchangeable in most brands. I'd go pick up an Iwata, it comes standard with a .35mm, which is fine for priming, etc. Make sure the compressor you get has a water-trap, and can pump out atleast 30 PSI.
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Re: Airbrushing kit

Post by SyntheticDuckie » Sat Dec 22, 2012 12:24 pm

Which Iwata do you suggest for priming and bases ?

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Re: Airbrushing kit

Post by Switchblade » Sat Dec 22, 2012 1:26 pm

Iwata Revolution or Eclipse will do you nicely, they do run around $100, and with a good compressor (I paid $50 for mine, but I went cheap.) That will do you very well for base coats and priming. Once you get a little bit of practice under your belt it'll also be high enough quality to do fading, shading, OSL, etc.
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Re: Airbrushing kit

Post by Lizardmandk » Thu Dec 27, 2012 9:18 pm

This all being said. Whats everyones opinion on the spary air cans? is it worth starting out with one like that or should someone just go straight out and get the compressor?
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Re: Airbrushing kit

Post by Oceangrave0 » Thu Dec 27, 2012 9:38 pm

I personally started with the compressor and it does make a difference because the air cans will eventually get cold and ruin the paint if they are used a lot in one sitting
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