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Discussion in 'Introductions!' started by peejay, Apr 6, 2018.


  1. peejay

    peejay Young Tutorling

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    hey
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    Mr.Micron Royal pain in the air hose Admin

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    That is not much of an introduction ?
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    Jimmyfingerz Elite Member! Elite Member! Very Likeable!

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    Short and sweet!
    Hello from the UK :D
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    huskystafford Needle chucking Ninja

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    the fastest introduction on this forum? lol
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    peejay Young Tutorling

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    hey yeah sorry pressed enter by mistake.
    I'm originally from NZ but now living in Perth AU
    so after years of thinking about air brushing and watching a lot of youtube videos (like a lot) I finally decided and just ordered a badger 155 anthem.
    I grew up doing a lot of graf and murals and now I want to try my hand at airbrushing t shirts just for myself.

    as I have never touched an air brush before I have a lot of questions i.e compressors and paint mainly.
    I plan on using Createx paint but haven't decided on a compressor, not much choice in Perth unless i get a $500 silent compressor.

    but anyway just needed a new hobby and thought I'd jump on here and get as much help as I could.
    Thanx in advance
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    huskystafford Needle chucking Ninja

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    Welcome to the forum. :) I am also having fun with spraying t-shirts, but I went with wicked instead of regular createx.
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    peejay Young Tutorling

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    Hey yeah wasn't too sure about wicked but if works I'll try it,how does spray and what psi are you running
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    peejay Young Tutorling

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    Yeah my bad finger slipped
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    Mr.Micron Royal pain in the air hose Admin

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    Wicked is design for almost any surface you want to spray it on. For T-shirt art you want at least 40 to 50 PSI so it really gets into the fibers of the shirt but you can also reduce it and paint a car .
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    I am running close to 60 psi. I got yesterday soft springs which can run max 58psi without air leaking, so I will need to put pressure down a little. I will probably go to 55.

    I went with wicked, cause they are working nice on t-shirt + like Mr.Micron sad, you can use them on any surface, so you are not limited only with t-shirts. They say, I didn't try, that regular createx are harder for new airbrushers, cause they don't flow so nice like wicked. I didn't try it though.
    I have a lot of tip dry on my psi, and have few ways to deal with it. For example how I deal with clog when I am lazy is: I just shot it out full power on a piece of paper... Don't know if that is the right way, but for now, it works for me...

    Do take my posts with a big grain of salt, cause I am new to this.
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    peejay Young Tutorling

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    How does it spray straight out of bottle as I plan on using fast blast caps on the actual paint so with out reduction as I would not have a s#%t load of bottles that would have to discarded after so many hours.
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    huskystafford Needle chucking Ninja

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    how big is your needle?
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    All good any info is good hear sounds like the way to go for me.
    What air brush are using?
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    Through a .5 which is what most t-shirt artist use @ 50 PSI it sprays get straight out the bottle.
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    peejay Young Tutorling

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    Are you using my typing is a bit crap
    My bad
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    Cool, and how about the badger 155 anthem and its capabilities
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    I use eclipse bcs and eclipse sbs. But I love bcs for t-shirts. That beast can shoot anything out. I do use sbs for my practise on paper.
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    I think it's .7 but don't quote me on that
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    peejay Young Tutorling

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    I was looking at the bcs but thought it might be a bit too advanced for me but if all goes well I should be painting in the next week or so and see if it is me too advanced for my airbrush

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