My Airbrush Is Free Flowing Can Someone Help

Decorating By psurrette Updated 22 May 2008 , 3:00am by bisbqueenb

psurrette Posted 22 May 2008 , 1:50am
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I dont know why but all of a sudden my airbrush is just blwing air without the trigger being used. It does come out more when I use the trigger.
Does anyone know how to fix it?
Thank you

4 replies
sugarshack Posted 22 May 2008 , 2:16am
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yes, the nozzle is either loose or dirty

the nozzle is that teeny tiny little needle thing you need the key to get off the tip.

VERY tiny, do not drop it!

use your instructions to dissasemble that part and clean it.

bisbqueenb Posted 22 May 2008 , 2:19am
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Also check the screw that holds the needle in...sometimes it gets loose enough to let the needle not fit snug.

Molly2 Posted 22 May 2008 , 2:33am
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Check the back of the gun it may be loose and you might want to unscrew the front and back of your gun then re-screw it back again if it is not screwed right and any area it will interrupt the flow and if you have airbrush cleaner let it run though the gun and rinse with hot water I hope this helps.

Molly2

bisbqueenb Posted 22 May 2008 , 3:00am
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Learned YEARS ago the best cleaner for my airbrush are denture tablets dissolved in warm water. Soak the whole airbrush...run the liquid thru it and it cleans out even the darkest stains and gunk! Just do not leave it in the solution more than 5-10 min. and rinse well in hot water.

Can't remember who told me about this...think it was in Frances Kypers class???

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