air brush

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  1. Collyn

    Collyn Member

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    I would like to paint some buildings and other things using an air brush. I have seen a testors product that has a can of compressed air with a gun that attaches to the top. Does this work, and is there any other similar product that the gun is not attached to the can?
  2. Biased turkey

    Biased turkey Active Member

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    Collyn, it would help if you can post a link to the specific airbrush you are talking about.
    Is it the model you are talking about ?
    The Testor Corporation
  3. Glen Haasdyk

    Glen Haasdyk Active Member

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    I have a very inexpensive airbrush from Badger. I think its a Badger 250 It's an extenal mix with the glass paint jar attached. I get fairly good finishes with it and I only paid 30.00 Canadian for it. I'm currently upgrading to a badger 200 (internal mix) for it's better paint atomization qualities.
  4. cidchase

    cidchase Active Member

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    You probably will dislike using the cans. A small oil-less compressor
    is best. Some can be pricey, but check Walmart
  5. Jim Krause

    Jim Krause Active Member

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    I would suggest that you bypass the pressure cans and go directly to a small compressor. Read up on the various types of airbrushes and operation before you buy.