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Tamiya Compressor, is it any good

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I am looking at buying one of these, I am teaching myself airbrushing and currently use a little Nail Artist compressor but it fades when I use the Tamiya brush.

I mostly model 1:48 Aircraft for my own enjoyment and stress release




Any advice gratefully considered.





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Personally I wouldn't bother, looks very expensive & limiting.


I would have a look around for a mid priced sparmax compressor and either a Harder & Steenbeck or Sparmax airbrush (probably the GP-35)  to go with it.



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I actually used one of the Original Tamiya airbrush/compressor combos in the late 80’s and early 90’s. It worked better than my D/A Paasche airbrush and compressor. I eventually wound up selling my Paasche to someone else. It Ran on RC car batteries and was quiet and consistent. It was ultimately replaced by a Badger and currently Iwata.

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I had one of the Revell airbrush starter kits about 3 years ago, although not Tamiya it was still made by a model company it broke after 3 uses so I would recommend a company that specificallly deals with compressors 

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