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Airbrush and compressor
mjjl
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Posted: Saturday, January 12, 2002 - 05:45 AM UTC
Hello,

I am thinking of purchasing an Aztek A4709 airbrush and AC200 compressor. Any thoughts on these items; good, bad, great quality, etc?

Kencelot
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Posted: Saturday, January 12, 2002 - 08:58 AM UTC
The Aztec A4709 airbrush is what I've been using for almost 2 years now. I like it very much. Very easy to use and clean. Takes a little practice (like any AB) to learn it's abilities and limits. Nice indeed.
I dont know too much about the AC 200, but for the price and bang it's a good deal. Not too many compressors come with moisture traps and regulators.
PS: Unless they've upgraded their air hose, it's of the vinyl type, and leaves little to be desired. If your up to the task, you can easily adopt a Badger hose to it. Just need a blade and super glue.
Hope this helps.
HunterCottage
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Joined: December 19, 2001
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Posted: Sunday, January 13, 2002 - 12:33 AM UTC
I have used several set-ups but the set-up you are refering too is hands down, the best I have ever used!! You will never regret it! I almost I can gurantee that (but no guarentee implied by myself or armorama [watching your back Jim])
ArmouredSprue
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Posted: Wednesday, January 16, 2002 - 06:22 AM UTC
Hi!
I have myself an Aztec A4709 and I agree witheveryword said by Kencelot, Im also 100% satisfied with it.
Worth a try.
Cheers
BETO/br :-)
Epi
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Posted: Wednesday, January 16, 2002 - 10:54 PM UTC
100% satisfied with the 4709. Like the guys said, easy to use and easy to clean. You wont be disapointed. Its a good airbrush to get if your a first time buyer.
drewgimpy
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Joined: January 24, 2002
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Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2002 - 03:14 PM UTC
I just got that air brush for Christmas. It is my first one ever but I like it a lot. I have yet to do a model with it, I am practicing on some balsa wood gliders (camo paterns and stuff) I doesn't seem to be the best idea because they really soak up paint so when I go to plastic it will be a lot different, oh well, at least I get some type of practice in.