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Badger finger thumb rest part 20-133 fix

Discussion in 'Airbrushes' started by John V, Dec 4, 2018.


  1. John V

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    Hi all

    I added this part to my Omni 5000 airbrush. This product improves the comfort and control of the airbrush.

    The part is made from molded plastic, and sometimes may not conform tightly to the airbrush body.

    A simple fix for this issue if you need to do it is :

    With the part not on the airbrush I ran hot water from a tea kettle over the front end of the part for about ten seconds to soften the plastic. Then holding the part in my hand I bent the smaller end of the part up past were it would be tight against the body of the airbrush. Then I slid the finger rest over the air valve into place on to the airbrush. Then I clamped the front end of the finger rest against the body of the airbrush using a clothespin. After waiting a few minutes for the plastic to cool I removed the clothespin. The plastic part was molded snug to the body of the airbrush.

    I hope this helps if you have to adjust the fit of this part to your airbrush
    John V
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    Good tip. Or you can build your own with moldable plastic from the the hobby shops or Sugru. But that is a bit more permanent than the Badger one.
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    Thank You for the reply AndreZA. In the future I may play at making a custom grip.

    John V

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