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Learn How to Repair Bent Needles

So you bent your needle and you’d like to fix it huh? The Good News: You can’t pooch your needle anymore. The Bad News: You can still pooch your airbrush. Realize that your first time trying this you might not do a good job.  In fact, plan on the first time you try this that […]

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How-to Rinse a Gravity Feed Airbrush After a Spray Session

A ‘spray session’ ends when you leave for awhile, like lunch or day’s end. Cleaning is the most important regular maintenance you can do to keep your airbrush running smoothly for decades to come. This method, also known as an end of session rinse, is exactly the same as a color change rinse except you also […]

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How to Remove Broken Nozzle Threads from an Airbrush Body

Screw in nozzles are micro-machined parts.  This means that you are far stronger than they are.  Occasionally they break. While following these instructions DO NOT DAMAGE THE STEM THE NOZZLE FITS INTO.  That’s bad.  It’s an excellent way to find yourself in need of a new airbrush. Equipment Small EZ-OutSuggestions to take the place of […]

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How-to Polish Airbrush Needles

If you polish airbrush needles the world will be yours.  Smooth, polished needles don’t let paint easily stick to them.  Pointy, sharpened needles let you paint finer details. Have you heard the siren’s call?  Do you want a Polished Airbrush Needle Power-Up for your beloved airbrush? These claims do have some truth to them. A […]

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Choose The Right Airbrush Paint

Paint is paint is paint right?  Wrong! Paint is formulated for specific purposes.  For instance painting the side of your house, or painting metal, or paper.  The glue needs to stick to the substrate (the surface to be painted). Use a paint that meets your specific purpose if at all possible.  Otherwise, you get to […]

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Airbrush Paint Bottle Cleaning Tip

Do you really have to clean an airbrush paint bottle when you’re done with it? Keeping airbrushes clean keeps them working.  It’s a simple airbrush law.   Kind’ve like gravity.  If you don’t clean your airbrush it won’t work anymore. But what about airbrush paint bottles? If you want to change colors you will have […]

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Air Always On

It’s possible to modify a double action airbrush to leave the air always on. Who’s This For? People who don’t want to turn the air on or off People with fingers that easily tireThere’s usually a reason for fingers that get tired easily, like surgery or a medical condition. Who’s This Not For? Just about […]

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