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Discussion in 'How to Control an Airbrush' started by J000seph, Jun 28, 2016.


  1. J000seph

    J000seph Mac-Valve Maestro! Very Likeable!

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    I found what I believe to be the perfect soft springs for Iwatas. I've tried ink pen springs but most are cheap & too small in diameter.

    May even already have this at home.

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    Pen springs work well also.
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    J000seph Mac-Valve Maestro! Very Likeable!

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    So I had a few of these that I no longer needed. Turns out they are not all the same. I thought because of the fuse inside that the springs would be more uniform.
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    just a case of pulling everything apart in the house to see what springs are around LOL, you can buy assorted boxes of springs though once you've found your right diameter. I also find simply stretching or cutting a few rings of pending on the effect you want can change the tension to something more suitable or something you like more, i like a firmer spring due to the gun type I use, others may prefer softer..Am surprised most manufacturers dont sell spare springs loaded with different tension for this kind of customization..
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