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Old Dec 16, 2012, 03:06 PM
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The one in my second link is the compressor I have, it is as quiet as my computer when it runs (the GMC Cyclone)
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Old Dec 16, 2012, 08:08 PM
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Oh, I cant really afford that much though......I am only 11.

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Old Dec 17, 2012, 09:31 AM
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hi guys,

i just received my paascheV set yesterday, this thread is gonna be very usefull to try to use it the best way!

here are some pictures of a french guy that gave me the envy to learn airbrush technics, i guess a lot of hours to spend before having the same result...
Thanks for sharing. The eagle looks stunning, would love to have a go at something like that
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Old Dec 17, 2012, 02:20 PM
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Joker you are a perfect age to learn to airbrush. I have a load compressor but just leave it outside and run a hose in. Also if you manage to get one there are several learning airbrush techniques available online. Your art department at school may be able to provide you with information and help learing to airbrush.
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Old Dec 17, 2012, 07:30 PM
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Thanks for sharing. The eagle looks stunning, would love to have a go at something like that
I would love to see it where your work is always so amazing Gary. I'm lucky to get crisp lines
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Old Dec 17, 2012, 10:44 PM
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Joker you are a perfect age to learn to airbrush. I have a load compressor but just leave it outside and run a hose in. Also if you manage to get one there are several learning airbrush techniques available online. Your art department at school may be able to provide you with information and help learing to airbrush.
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Since price is definitely an issue for Joker (I remember being penny-less at that age ) there is always the good ol' tire tube method. Had a buddy studying art, and he could paint some fantastic stuff while sitting on an inner tube ....and helps keep pressure off your haemorrhoids !! LOL
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 07:47 AM
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Is there a good way to minimize the pinholes in depron before/after painting? My template had a lot of curves so required a lot of pins to keep the edge down...but now I've got 100 pinholes in the foam.
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 09:14 AM
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Is there a good way to minimize the pinholes in depron before/after painting? My template had a lot of curves so required a lot of pins to keep the edge down...but now I've got 100 pinholes in the foam.
I usually stick a pin in each end, for alignment, then weight the rest down with coins. Airbrush pressures are so low, the paint never creeps under the mask. Unless of course, you're painting full fuselage etc rather than flat foam?

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Old Dec 18, 2012, 09:16 AM
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Is there a good way to minimize the pinholes in depron before/after painting? My template had a lot of curves so required a lot of pins to keep the edge down...but now I've got 100 pinholes in the foam.
I use metal washers to hold the poster board in place works great, and no holes to deal with.

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Old Dec 18, 2012, 09:16 AM
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I would love to see it where your work is always so amazing Gary. I'm lucky to get crisp lines
Thanks Coreman,

Painting crisp lines does get somewhat tedious. Would be nice to paint something a little more free form for a change
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 09:21 AM
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Here is a link to my post about using washers for weight, with photos and examples. Sorry I didn't include it on my above post.

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showp...&postcount=530
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 09:30 AM
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Thanks Coreman,

Painting crisp lines does get somewhat tedious. Would be nice to paint something a little more free form for a change
Your stuff is always inspiring works of art. I don't know how people can fly some of your commissioned works

I watch the videos and understand the concepts and see the amazing outcomes and can't just DO it
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 09:39 AM
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Wow, its amazing

Do you have a link from the building of this hawk? More details please!

Lovely and so scale predator!

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hi guys,

i just received my paascheV set yesterday, this thread is gonna be very usefull to try to use it the best way!

here are some pictures of a french guy that gave me the envy to learn airbrush technics, i guess a lot of hours to spend before having the same result...
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 12:40 PM
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Washers are a good idea, if the mask is big enough. In this case, I was masking a thin wavy line...so that wouldn't work.
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 06:49 PM
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So, I am looking at this at the moment. Is it quiet enough to work with inside? If not can someone suggest a quieter one for the same price? I feel like I've asked this before but I forget what thread it was in so I dont know the link.......:embarrased:

http://www.harborfreight.com/13-hors...sor-69269.html

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