Customs: Testors Model Master & Airbrushes

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  1. underwear-ninja

    underwear-ninja Eats Gobots for breakfast

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    Since I got a bit of cash for my birthday, I've been considering getting an aribrush. The local hobby store carries Testors airbrushes, and at a great price, so that's likely to be my choice (I also feel its important to support American companies in these tough economic times)

    Anyhoo, here's my main question. Can their ModelMaster paint bottles fit on their airbrushes? For some one who's clumbsy as Spongebob when it comes to mixing and pouring paint, its way easier/less aggrivating to just fit the bottle right to the airbrush :lol 
     
  2. Boggs6ft7

    Boggs6ft7 TFW2005 Supporter

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    Which airbrush are you looking at? It sounds like you are looking at a siphon feed (from the bottom). Those are good for large base coats, but its hard to do small details with them, at least in my experience.
     
  3. anovasinn

    anovasinn THE PAINTS MUST FLOW!!!

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    sometimes you might be able to do that however if i remember correctly the model master bottles are shorter than the airbrush bottles thus the siphon hose can get bent and closed off
     
  4. anovasinn

    anovasinn THE PAINTS MUST FLOW!!!

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    BTW an easy way to transfer paint from one bottle to another is by sticking a straw in the paint putting your finger over the other end and pull it out. kinda like when you were a kid playing with your soda at McDonald's :tongue: 
     
  5. underwear-ninja

    underwear-ninja Eats Gobots for breakfast

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    Riiiiight, as a kiiiiiid :peoples:  Also I've got plenty of short siphon hoses from those uber cheap airbrushes (the canned air starter-kit ones)
     
  6. anovasinn

    anovasinn THE PAINTS MUST FLOW!!!

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    lol i meant no harm and duh i must have been asleep at the keyboard yeah shorter siphon hoses :redface2: 
     
  7. iDarkDesign

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    Holy shit that is genius! I was looking at pipets but the straw is way better and cheaper!

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