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Discussion in 'Airbrushes' started by Bryan71, Jun 6, 2019.


  1. Bryan71

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    I will have a look.
    One question on the Custom CB-B it says you can put a 0.23 head on it.But your needle would still be 0.18
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    Needle taper in the .18 and .23 are the same. Just swap out the head, and you are good to go. Unless you have an older V1.18:eek: - they were different.
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    No all mine are V2.So just a case of adding a 0.23 head in the CM-B.Didn’t you could do this as they don’t make a 0.23 needle to fit the B.Thanks for that
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    Well you’ll be pleased to know Dave ordering the Eclipse but which one
    BS or SBS
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    completely personal preference - they both operate off the same bits.
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    Seeing that both are for small quantities of paint, I will go for the SBS. Easy colour changes when needed but cups are expensive but there are cheaper alternatives. And you can still get a bottle for it if you want to go really big.
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    It all depends on what you're doing with those brushes, Bryan. But, if you are doing illustrations, an HP-C combined with a CM-B would be all the airbrushes you would ever need.
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    @DaveG... do you have the Teflon seals for the CM-B v1 that Steve is seeking ?
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    send DaveG a message his seals are way better than the Iwata PTFE seals
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    I do have some of the Dura-glide seals left. In the Micron, the V1 had a rubber o-ring with a flat faced retaining screw. They replaced that with a teflon seal, and a retaining screw that is pocketed. If you have a V1 the dura-glide is a drop in replacement. If you have the teflon, jut shave the teflon flat wit the face of the screw, and ream it a little with a toothpick to keep it binding the needle more than it needs to, and install the dura-glide in front of it...

    In case you don't know, the dura-glide is just as solvent proof as teflon, but allows the feel of the rubber o-ring, which is superior to teflon.
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    Thanks Dave - PM on the way!
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    Thanks Andre. Yes, I'll be using lacquers - I'm a model builder.
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    I have used a needle packing seal from Harder & Steenbeck in my Micron without changing the nut.
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    Interesting. I have a few H&S seals. Is your Micron a V1 or V2?
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    Mine is V1. Just seat it with needle through it.
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    Just pull out the old rubber ring and then tighten the screw thingy over it, yes?
    I ordered a Duraglide from Dave, so I'm all set, but it's good to know. Thanks Andre!
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