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Old Feb 17, 2013, 04:28 PM
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airbrush kit complete

never done it, but time to learn. who knows of a complete set with compressor, or better yet what do i need to get started. going to be painting foam planes
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Old Feb 22, 2013, 07:52 PM
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I've used paasche and iwata (high end brands), but use my inexpensive (not cheap quality) from harbor freight tools regularly. You can buy online with a compressor and a range of cleaning and filtering accessories - very reasonable!

The key is in getting good airbrush paint. You can't run cheap craft paint through an airbrush. Spend the extra money on good paints and you'll be doing more painting and less clog cleaning.
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Old Feb 22, 2013, 09:58 PM
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wow thanks. can you give me a link to a gun, and paints? how big of compressor do i need? a link for that too thanks
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Old Feb 23, 2013, 06:14 AM
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http://www.harborfreight.com/catalog...ult?q=Airbrush

Looks like the deluxe airbrush is on sale. The deluxe airbrush is similar to iwata, but at 1/10 the price. Compressors are below on the same search page.
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Old Feb 23, 2013, 08:15 PM
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Some good stuff here http://www.bearair.com
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Old Feb 23, 2013, 08:20 PM
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ordered the harbor freight ones
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Old Feb 23, 2013, 09:27 PM
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You won't be disappointed!
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Old Feb 23, 2013, 09:34 PM
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Old Feb 24, 2013, 10:29 AM
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Hey everyone! I'm also looking into starting to paint epp planes for a local company, simple paint schemes, but again the same question, what is a good starter kit? I don't want to spend a ton on one, but want to get one that will last
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Old Mar 20, 2013, 09:52 PM
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Hey everyone! I'm also looking into starting to paint epp planes for a local company, simple paint schemes, but again the same question, what is a good starter kit? I don't want to spend a ton on one, but want to get one that will last
Start here:

http://www.harborfreight.com/catalog...ult?q=Airbrush
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