Discussion of painting, conversions, and the aesthetic side of the hobby


Postby Tommen » Monday 19th March, 2012 12:30 am

I've been looking into buying an airbrush and a compressor recently, having read that single action airbrushes are a waste of time and more costly in the long run after buying cans of compressed air. I've seen several on eBay between £15 and £100odd, how much should I be looking to spend for a beginner-level airbrush? I don't want to spend £15 to find out that it's useless but I also probably don't need a £100 brush for painting a bit of camo or anything else I would use it for.
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Re: Airbrushes

Postby Comrade_Nikolai » Monday 19th March, 2012 9:37 am

To be honest £15 for an airbrush is probably fine, that's about how much mine was when i started (then I promptly dropped it, broke the needle and bought a £30 one... :roll: )

You'll be able to use it for camo just fine, and for finer details if you're patient enough. Secondly, if you do decide to go for a more expensive one later, you can still use the cheap one for more basic applications. Also, go for something gravity fed, as they tend to waste less paint.
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Re: Airbrushes

Postby Tommen » Monday 19th March, 2012 10:44 pm

Ah ha thanks, I'll get one bought and have a bash with it.
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Re: Airbrushes

Postby Rommel » Friday 16th November, 2012 9:55 am

Hi, I'm thinking of getting an airbrush and compressor, mainly for painting flames of war camo.

Can anyone recommend any? :|
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Re: Airbrushes

Postby Rick » Friday 16th November, 2012 3:12 pm

I use this one: ... 3ccb63cf44

If you do a search for airbrush on ebay you'll get loads of hits.
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