Re: [Z_Scale] Re: Air Brush
- I have hardly any experience with air brushes. I figured I could get
a cheap one to try out, and then upgrade as I get more proficient. I
plan on painting a lot of plastic bags and cardboard boxes before I
try to paint my "junk" cars. It will be a while before I would
consider a locomotive (unless magic happens).
MEA CULPA it was a 1/4inch adaptor not a 1/2 inch. It hooks up
directly to the Harbor Freight air hoses. Be sure to use teflon
-- zbendtrack@... wrote:
> Ed and others:__________________________________
> > Bought a small airbrush at harbor freight yesterday for 4.99.
> Like all of you, I have a couple of these inexpensive air brushes.
> And I
> have a medium-high cost Badger as well. If your luck holds when
> you buy the
> cheaper tool, you may find that both do just as good a job on most
> of your paint
> needs. Mine do. Not that I'm any kind of expert at air brushing
> at this
> However, I have one $3 airbrush that spits consistently. But I
> didn't throw
> it away. It's perfect for adding "oil drops" and "oil streaks" to
> centerline of roads. It makes a perfect simulation of z scale
> autos with oil
> dripping out of engines on the road. There's no way I could hand
> paint those random
> perfectly scale tiny round drops down the center of the lanes on
> Hope this helps someone to consider the bright side of defective $3
> Bill K.
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