The Iwata Eclipse HP-BCS
|Suggested Retail Price:
|Paint feed System:
||~0.3 mm to
||~ 0.3 cfm
||< 100 psi
|Standard Tip Size:
|Optional Tip Size:
- Great at wide range of applications
- Perfect for beginners who want a siphon feed airbrush
It's not as finicky about paint consistency as other airbrushes.
- Perfect for multi-gun setups.
- Perfect for people who use lots of different stock colors.
- It's not very economical with paint.
- External Micro Air Control Valve
- Quick Disconnect
- Be careful about using the Pistol Grip Moisture FIlter with
The bigger bottles and the filter can interfere with eachother.
- Cut-Away Handle
- Self-Centering Nozzle
It cleans up a little easier. Not to mention the nozzle
threads can't get broken off inside the airbrush (there aren't any
nozzle threads to break!)
- Teflon O-Rings
- The Eclipse BCS is a great tool for general spraying.
It does everything good.
- On the flip side it doesn't do anything spectacularly well.
- It's a workhorse airbrush. It's perfect for doing most of
your spraying, gross detail work, and general backgrounds.
- It's really hard to go wrong with an Eclipse.
If you're using spray equipment and the needle is long and pointy, you
have tip dry. A slow reducer can help depending on the type
paint you spray. Otherwise, get good at knowing how to
recognize and remove tip dry
Yeah, I'm sure you know that EVERY airbrush clogs. The
Eclipse is about as good as it gets for not clogging but still having
Well...I'd love to tell you this is a problem with the airbrush but
it's not. It's really your fault. Here are your
- Stop removing the Needle Cap or purchase a Crown Cap
- Suck it up and keep a spare needle around for when you
You'll hate spraying if you ever have to do without it once you've
discovered how much you love it. You think I'm joking...