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Old 02-27-2018, 03:03 PM
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Best cheap airbrush for spraying clear acrylic medium

I need to spray some clear Atelier Fixative medium on various things painted in acrylics. It is almost as thin as water, about like skim milk. My old Badger from the 70s requires too much pressure, 40 psi, for my liking. Is there a gravity feed single or two stage airbrush that would spray something like that evenly at lower pressures?
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Old 03-02-2018, 10:21 AM
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Re: Best cheap airbrush for spraying clear acrylic medium

Yes you can spray it... be aware that the mediums dry faster and they can clog your airbrush. Use the biggest nozzle you have available (I use 0.4 for this) and when you fill the feeder don't fill it full, just a bit and then spray all... Try before starting to apply to your work, it can clog and splatter if pressure-viscosity is not appropriate.
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Re: Best cheap airbrush for spraying clear acrylic medium

You can find these for pretty cheap. They're "beginners" airbrushes, but they're super easy to adjust and clean, and great for single-color coats. I have been using mine for years!
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