Some months ago, Harbor Freight had a sale on cheap air brushes. They were
probably less than $10. So even though I associated airbrushes with 70s
vans painted with buxom sirens in improbable landscapes, I bought one.
Yesterday I had some little paint jobs to do. Painting small brackets, a
heater core, some bolts, and touching up some larger pieces. I had been
putting this off for a while because even though I use a small jamb gun for
these jobs, it still wastes a lot of paint and is cumbersome to clean
between colors. As I was setting up, I saw the little airbrush sitting in
its unopened box, and the light went on.
I really liked it. Tiny little reservoir (although it also came with a
larger one) means that it doesn't waste paint. Very easy to take apart and
clean. Nice smooth paint delivery, spraying a fan about an inch wide..
It wasn't very adjustable, not like the $300 units you can use to paint the
lines on a speedometer. But for around $10 it was great. I strongly
recommend them to you.
54 3100 (mostly all there)
54 3100 (mostly not there)
55 1st 3100 (mostly rust)
Los Angeles, CA
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