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Old 02-13-2018, 05:02 PM   #1
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Couple questions for air brushing (newbie)
Just looking to paint a few bodies for myself

I see a few on ebay $30-50 range are they all china junk?

I have a small pan cake compressor should I get a regulator and a dryer and convert that?

Not really looking to spend more than $75 if possible

Any thoughts thanks guys
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If your compressor can supply a steady 40 PSI or so, I would start with that. I don't think a dryer is required, I would get a regulator with a water trap to start. Do some test sprays at various pressures, between 25 to 35 psi, I like to use a clipboard with white printer paper to adjust my brushes. Fastcolor, Createx, Autoair should all spray at these pressure straight out of the bottle.
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yes jpapa use the comp you have.. i also run my garage comp with regulator and a air drier for my painting..you will find air pressure needed will vary from paint to paint..from 12 to 60 psi.
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