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Iwata HP C
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Posted: Monday, February 11, 2008 - 05:14 AM UTC
John invests in a new high end air brush and is happy about it. Check out what he says about it.

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Thanks!
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Posted: Monday, February 11, 2008 - 12:16 PM UTC
Excellent review John. I have a new airbrush at the very top of my wishlist. An Iwata could be the one.
Anybody wan't to do a review of a Harder and Steenbeck? Just for comparison

Thanks John.
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Posted: Monday, February 11, 2008 - 02:50 PM UTC
Jesper,

since writing the review I have experimented more and more, and I realise now why people rate Iwata so highly. Different mixtures of paint, pressure and the preset handle mean I can do anything from almost pencil thickness upwards, something I just didn't think possible from an airbrush.

I dont know much of other brands, but I am sold for life on Iwata... just gotta figure out a way of sneaking a Custom Micron past the mrs

cheers
Jon

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Posted: Monday, February 11, 2008 - 06:16 PM UTC
Jon-- I am sure that bad boy works like a charm.. But, the cost! Wow...she'd kill me for sure if I bought that one. Add on to my birthday list....
DJ
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Posted: Monday, February 11, 2008 - 09:14 PM UTC
My wife bought me my HP-C plus. SHe knew I was looking into a new brush and hated the cheap one i had.

Agree with the review fully. These are wonderful brushes and like you it seems i use a lot less paint and i can do lots of cool things i could not even think about with my old brush. I have shot enamels and acrylics through plus some metalizer all working good.
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Posted: Monday, February 11, 2008 - 09:14 PM UTC

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Excellent review John. I have a new airbrush at the very top of my wishlist. An Iwata could be the one.
Anybody wan't to do a review of a Harder and Steenbeck? Just for comparison

Thanks John.



Hi Jesper

I've got an Iwata Eclipse HP-BS and a Harder and Steenbeck Evolution and I think they're both excellent. My Evolution is now too old and well-used to be suitable to review, but in terms of quality there's nothing in it between the two of them. If I had to state a preference, I'd say I use the Evolution more often because of the extra smoothness of its trigger action - but choosing an airbrush is totally subjective, so others may disagree. The moral is - if at all possible, try as many different airbrushes as you can before taking the plunge.

All the best

Rowan