Airbrush advice

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Mar 21, 2009
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I am thinking of investing in an airbrush and I have done a little research an only managed to confuse myself even more. I already own a compressor, automotive style, so I guess my first question is can I use it. I have noticed that the hose most airbrushes seem to use is much smaller than what is typical for my compressor. I assume there are adapter for this. My second question is what are the airbrush in typical use for model rocket finishing. With the prices for these things going from $20 to $200, I would like to know what is the best value. I don't want to spend $200 for features that I will never use, or will spend more time trying to figure out how to use than I spent building the model I intend to paint. I also don't want to spend $20 that won't last or do the things that are common things to do. Let's hear your two cents.