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greatbrit
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Posted: Sunday, June 01, 2003 - 09:27 AM UTC
i have a big problem!
my airbrush doesnt work right, its a badger 200 and connector/airflow regulator part leaks.
ive only had it since christmas and only used it about a dozen times so it cant be wear and tear, and i cant see any cracks etc in the part, the problem only started yesterday!

can anyone give me any advice about this?

joe
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Posted: Sunday, June 01, 2003 - 09:32 AM UTC
Where exactly is it leaking from? The connections between hose and regulator? Or on the regulator itself?
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Posted: Sunday, June 01, 2003 - 11:11 AM UTC
My question to you would be, have you taken this connection apart recently? If so, you may have cross threaded the connection. If not, disassemble the connection and reassemble using teflon tape. This is what plumbers use to make a leakproof threaded connection.
Just a thought
greatbrit
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Posted: Sunday, June 01, 2003 - 09:15 PM UTC
its the part that attaches to the aircan that doubles as a regulator, it doesnt form an airtight seal around the can. i havent taken it apart before so it cant be that,
my dad also suggested using that tape, we call it thread tape, so i might give that a try!

thanks