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Making a few parts for a custom touch

Discussion in 'Open Bar!' started by DaveG, Jun 4, 2018.


  1. Jurien72

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    Oh I'm liking the brass! It would be nice to see the whole airbrush in polished brass... *cough cough hint hint ahem ahem*
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    See it’s not just me
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    hay Dave are you selling handles yet if you are can I order one or would you be able to point me in the right direction.

    when you've caught up with orders for your micron fluid needle I would like to order one as well V2

    James
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    I love those back ends but I do prefer the cut out handles I like the way those handles sit in my hand
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    I was lucky enough to purchase one of the brass handles. Looks great on my Micron CM-C+ if you ask me! :)
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    James, Handles are still a work in progress, and I am not ready to put them out there just yet. Contact @Robbyrockett2 or visit www.RockettAirbrush.com for info and availability of the needles.
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    I recently saw a gold SOTAR. I had seen pictures of the gold K33’s and thought that they looked cool. I didn’t know that only 35 of them were made. Gerald Mendez has a gold plated micron, but I think it may be display only?

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    added a bit of contrast with some gold bits here -


    olympos_MP200A.jpg

    with a bit more bling here -

    hp_b-dg1.jpg

    This year I should be able to produce some parts for those that want to make their brushes a bit more personalized, and/or custom.
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    I’m looking forward to seeing what you get into this year. It has been interesting following your projects both on here and on Facebook.
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    Hey @DaveG can you make one like this?
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    I think they just stripped the plating off to expose the base brass... At least that is what it looks like to me. Yeah, I could probably pull that off.

    Just picked up 2 HP-SB's, and a CM-C+ to modify, and make over.
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    Hey Dave! You don't have the trigger top I want to try;) Thinking to do it over a year, will do soon, I suppose. It's strange you haven't done that design.

    That's just what they did.
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    Morning Dave I thought I would write you a little thank you my items have arrived save and sound.
    Just one or two question, Am I right the narrow end of the trigger faces towards the needle tip ?

    also will a pair of long thin tweezers gain me access to the airline spring that is responsible for the pressure on the trigger
    Looking forward to getting familiar my new eclipse with the new spring and trigger

    James
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    yes, narrow part of the trigger forward -
    gold trigger1.jpg

    I have seen people use narrow tweezers, or even a paper clip bent to two points to loosen the small retaining screw on the air valve.
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    If you are going to use tweezers put a little rubber band or O ring over the ends that will prevent the little screw that holds the spring to jump out on you and it will make it easier for you to put that screw back in your airbrush
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    Like this. https://avwairbrushworks.wordpress.com/2013/11/08/airvalve-removal/
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    Really interesting work Dave. I think the Custom parts look great, it’s always impressive to see these turned out by an individuals rather than a large manufacturer.


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    I’ve got a trigger design idea for you ;)
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    Too long;) It's a bit of a mistake:) But the idea is right!:thumbsup:

    The idea itself is just what I plan to do (meant above). The curve is the right thing. Some AB manufacturer implemented similar idea long ago, I mean curved pad. Mine's gonna be PU pad, finger comfy. Time will show if it's good.
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