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does Iwata needle fit olympos

Discussion in 'Airbrushes' started by jared pittman, Dec 31, 2016.


  1. jared pittman

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    Will a cmc needle fit My mp200c - I do like shorter taper of Iwata needle
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    I do not believe so
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    It will fit. The steeper taper of the Iwata needle will make it a bit more responsive, but it's not a dramatic difference.
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    By steeper you mean shorter Brian? OLYMPOS LONGER- wanted Iwata cause shorter stronger- thanks bro!
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    if I am not mistaking you will also need to change the nozzle for a Iwata nozzle if you change to the iwata needle
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    It can be done... However your better off changing head assembly as well as needle. But at that point your really getting into a lot of bucks.

    I do realize how fragile those needles are but I wouldn't want to be scraping a cm needle either.
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    To the best of my knowledge - olympos head assembly is the same thing- nozzle same just wanted to be sure
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    I used the nozzle and needle from my Iwata HP-B in my Olympos HP-100SB and it worked 100%. I would mate a needle and nozzle and not just one.
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    Yeah, the shorter tapered area means a steeper angle.
    You could get an Iwata nozzle, too, but if it were me, I'd see how the needle works, then decide if a nozzle or head unit would help, but my guess is the needle will work fine.
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    Yes I should have said nozzle. Not head assembly... I just had head assembly on the brain!
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