EQUIPMENT GUIDE: Air compressors

Compressors are a must for successful airbrushing, but what should you be looking for? TIM SHACKLETON road-tests a selection of competing designs at prices ranging from under £60 to close on £500.

MANY MODELLERS own an airbrush these days, and an increasing number choose a well-regarded brand such as Badger, Paasche or Iwata. But that’s not the end of the story. Matching your airbrush to an equally well-designed and reliable compressor is essential, especially if you want to do more than add a basic coat of paint to your models. 


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