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Another airbrush question...
Posted by Anonymous on Saturday, May 17, 2003 3:18 AM
I have an Aztec A4709. Whenever I started to paint, or should I say, pull the trigger, the paint always starts out with a little splatter on whatever I'm aiming at. It happens with any type of paint I use, acrylic, enamel, even when spraying future. I've tried to thin the paint more, thin it less, still happens everytime. Any help on how to resolve this would be much appreciated. Thanks.
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    February, 2003
  • From: East Bethel, MN
Posted by midnightprowler on Saturday, May 17, 2003 6:05 AM
When you spray, start triggering before you get to the part you are painting, and release the trigger after you go past the part. Hope this makes sense and helps.
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Posted by Anonymous on Sunday, May 18, 2003 1:58 AM
That's what I have been doing so far. I was just wondering if something was wrong that could be corrected. Thanks.
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    November, 2005
Posted by Anonymous on Sunday, May 18, 2003 2:07 AM
Before you start to paint, take a q-tip with some lacquer thinner on it and wipe out the tip then start spraying. Usually the overspray on the nozzle builds up and you get a splatter when you first start or let the trigger slap closed.

It builds up more quickly if the needle isn't perfectly centered. So, while spraying large amounts at a time check this often.

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