Compressor overkill??

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Compressor overkill??

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Compressor overkill??

Postby cmr1991 » Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:08 am

Hi all

I am buying a new compressor and plan on getting a good Iwata airbrush,
Is this compressor overkill? Or would it be suitable at all? I plan on using it for other applications such as DIY WOod painting etc aswell as buying a specific airbrush for modelling.

https://www.screwfix.com/p/stanley-8216 ... 240v/48089
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Re: Compressor overkill??

Postby Mark » Tue Mar 19, 2019 1:16 am

No water trap or regulator, so it won’t be much good for air brushing. You do need to be able to control the pressure for airbrushing.
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Re: Compressor overkill??

Postby chill » Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:40 pm

As Mark says you need a filter reg.

I would suggest looking at this website. They sell compressors and all the gear to go with it

www.thorite.co.uk
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Re: Compressor overkill??

Postby mrmetallica1 » Tue Mar 19, 2019 1:01 pm

ive got this one had it a while now and works ok fairly quite
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/TC80T-Airbru ... SwredZlX1U
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Re: Compressor overkill??

Postby wingnut2 » Tue Mar 19, 2019 5:55 pm

Hi, I think you have answered your own question "compressor overkill" the one you are looking at is fine if you plan on painting the "forth bridge" ;) but as the guys say it's missing crucial bits and pieces, if you are going to buy a Iwata airbrush why not consider an Iwata compressor ? airbrushes are very delicate and must be handled with a light touch.
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