Iwata Eclipse HP-CS Airbrush Review – 2023 (What Makes It So Good)

Iwata Eclipse HP-CS Airbrush Review – 2023 (What Makes It So Good)

The Iwata Eclipse HP-CS sits neatly in the premium airbrush slot. It’s easy for a beginner to use, but a notch above the entry level airbrushes. I’ll walk through why it’s worth that bump in price. If you’re in the market for a gravity feed, dual action, internal mix airbrush, this is one of the best to consider.

Badger Patriot 105 Airbrush Review – 2023 (The Reason it’s Still On Top)

Badger Patriot 105 Airbrush Review – 2023 (The Reason it’s Still On Top)

The Badger Line of Airbrushes has been around for quite a while.  The Patriot 105 delivers the quality and reliability users want in a workhorse airbrush.   The Badger line up is quite popular in the miniature painting world.  Few come more recommended than the Patriot 105.  It really sets the bar for what entry level…

The Best Airbrush Compressors for Miniature Painting – Noise Levels Measured

The Best Airbrush Compressors for Miniature Painting – Noise Levels Measured

My airbrush compressor is a Zeny Professional airbrush compressor. This type of compressor is based off the AS-186 general family of compressors and there are many similar ones to it. The Zeny remains my top pick for a number of reasons: Price, value, performance and durability. My situation might not be the same as yours….

Does an Airbrush Compressor Need a Tank? (What the Tank Does)

Does an Airbrush Compressor Need a Tank? (What the Tank Does)

Mine has one, but it’s not essential depending on your needs No, you do not absolutely need a tank on your airbrush compressor.  The airbrush will function without a tank. The tank gives you three benefits:  Steady air pressure, increased durability of the compressor, and reduces the moisture from the air compression. For miniature and…

Ideal PSI for Airbrush Compressor – Miniature Painting and More

Ideal PSI for Airbrush Compressor – Miniature Painting and More

Airbrushing requires a pressurized air source, typically an electric air compressor.  The compressor should have a pressure gauge on it that can be adjusted.  Some airbrushes also have a MAC valve on the airbrush itself to regulate air pressure. What PSI should I use on my Airbrush Compressor?  The ideal PSI range for a dual…

The Best Airbrush for Miniatures in 2023 – 2 New Winners This Year

The Best Airbrush for Miniatures in 2023 – 2 New Winners This Year

If you’re new to the site, welcome!  My name is Rich and I use my airbrushes a lot for miniature painting and modeling.  I’ve done some Gundam work too, with more on the horizon.  I’ve been using an airbrush since 2018, and painted hundreds of miniatures and models. I wanted to lend my experience on…