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Offline Greif

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Final Spray with Distilled Water
« on: 15 Jan , 2010, 14:13 »
Most of us use Windex to clean our airbrushes after spraying acrylics.  It is a very good idea to spray distilled water thorugh the airbrush as the final act of cleaning.  Windex contains ammonia, which is not good for plated metal; it will eventually eat away the finish.  Distilled water is pure, with no mineral deposits; therefore, it is an excellent and safe final spray medium.


Offline Mr. Bill

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Re: Final Spray with Distilled Water
« Reply #1 on: 15 Jan , 2010, 14:34 »
Thanks for this advice.  I have just used the Windex to clean the airbrush after spraying future.  Using the distilled water makes a lot of sense! 

Offline Rokket

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Re: Final Spray with Distilled Water
« Reply #2 on: 16 Jan , 2010, 01:07 »
ahhh, interesting! I also empty the air comp thru the airbrush, figuring it blows anything left out, and dries.
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