When you buy a new airbrush it’s nice clean and shiny and if you will clean it after every use be sure it is going to work for many years. I use this airbrush for four years and I love it. Continue reading “Tuning of Airbrush Evolution Two in One”
In my opinion one of the most important things about your compressor is to use the right oil and change it periodically – that will ensure a long life for the compressor. Especially if you built it yourselves following my article about Homemade Compressor. If you have bought a professional one you will find the relevant information in the manual.
Talking about the homemade compressor we don’t have to speculate that much as nobody’s compressor has broken by the choice of oil yet it might cause issues with overheating and therefore impact the amount of time you spent airbrushing. So the question is “Which oil to use?”. Here’s what I’m going to recommend. Continue reading “The Right Oil For Your Compressor”
Once I’ve had airbrush “Aurita 2.0” which worked just fine for me at the time.
I’ve been using mostly acrylic paints and used to clean the airbrush with alcohol. Once, when I performed a deep cleaning I got a bit frightened as the trigger wouldn’t come back to its default position. I remember I spent big time getting that trigger working but unfortunately in the mean time paint dried out somewhere on the needle. The pressure was so week I could not do anything with the airbrush. I’ve tried to clean it with alcohol however it didn’t help so I used white spirit. That was the moment when seal under the nozzle just melted. And the reason? – made in China :). After some thinking I’ve decided to fix it myself. Below are some instructions on how to replace the seal under the airbrush nozzle . Continue reading “DIY: Fixing Airbrush Nozzle Seal”