Airbrush Station

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Airbrush Station

Postby Biskup » Wed Mar 30, 2016 8:09 pm

Just before Christmas I have received a package from Hobby Zone. Inside I found those goodies.
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Maine content was airbrush station. I have began the assembly from the side walls and the base.
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Next I have added the rear walls.
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Then top came along.
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With the remaining elements are for a drawer.
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This is how the assembled station looks like.
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It has round plate that is turn able and it allows to turn painted elements without touching them. Back and side walls are detachable. Which allows us to dismember the station after painting. So that it takes less space when it is not being used. It is also possible to switch the side walls which allows to put the airbrush hanger either on left or right side. This is a great solution which allows comfortable use no matter if you are right or left handed. Airbrush hanger is universal and it can hold many types of airbrushes. I have tried 5 different ones and all of them rested stable on it.

So the time came for the test.
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And a bit more elements.
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As you can see on the picture the top panel has holes. They allow us to put painting clips in them just like the ones offered by Mr. Hobby company. Final version of the airbrush station has small depressions in the bottom panel. This will allow paint clips to be more stable.
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After several painting sessions I Just ensured myself that this is a great piece of equipment. Additional drawer allows us to store tools that we use during paint or parts for the airbrush. Size of the drawer allow to put inside the inner parts of the airbrush boxes (foam or sponge). Thanks to that you have all the parts for the airbrush at hand. Also we can store the airbrush inside after painting. I tried three different foams from different airbrushes and all of them fitted inside. There are two spacers in the set which we can glue in any position we want to divide different parts or elements from each other.

All thou the station does not have any extraction for the air it allows for safe painting without any overspray at our workbench. It helps with keeping the bench clean. Airbrush holder allows us to hang the airbrush safely during the painting sessions and thanks to the drawer we have all the necessary parts and tools at hand. Turntable is also great addition as it allows us to turn painting elements without touching them. This minimizes the risk of damaging the painted parts during the painting sessions.

I know that this station will be a great addition to my workbench and I can honestly recommend to all modelers that use airbrush.

This product as many others are available here.

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Re: Airbrush Station

Postby Spud » Thu Mar 31, 2016 2:41 pm

that actually looks kind of like my booth that i made a few years back, with the exception of the turn table which is a nice i dea.
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Re: Airbrush Station

Postby Biskup » Thu Mar 31, 2016 5:40 pm

I haven't seen your both. You have any picture? I made one with suction few years back but it wasn't working as I would want.

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Re: Airbrush Station

Postby Spud » Fri Apr 01, 2016 12:54 pm

mine has Suction but i do a better job of breathing it in than it does and the suction :D


here is a pic. its like a mini dump at the mo :D
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Re: Airbrush Station

Postby Biskup » Fri Apr 01, 2016 4:44 pm

Looks really cool but it looks like I had the same problem as you ;)

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Re: Airbrush Station

Postby Spud » Fri Apr 01, 2016 10:37 pm

yea not enough suction ion the fan. i dont use smelly stuff to much so its not a prob :)
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Re: Airbrush Station

Postby Biskup » Sat Apr 02, 2016 8:58 am

Yeah suction is very importand :)
But it's not everything :) My painting chamber was overpowerd and it still didn't work. But hey you learn on the mistakes :)
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Re: Airbrush Station

Postby Spud » Sun Apr 03, 2016 12:49 am

yea that is true, next time i build one ill attach a hover for suction :D
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Re: Airbrush Station

Postby Biskup » Sun Apr 03, 2016 10:05 pm

Spud wrote:yea that is true, next time i build one ill attach a hover for suction :D

Might work :)


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