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#1 JunkPile

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 05:18 AM

Why is it that my Paasche VL airbrush occasionally allows paint to go up the needle and into the air-valve and trigger area? Help on how to avoid this problem would be appreciated.

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 06:06 AM

The little gasket that is supposed to prevent that is, I'd say, in need of replacement.

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 09:14 AM

The needle seal is adjustable with a small screwdriver. It is a very sensitive adjustment. The trigger assembly has to be removed to get to it. There should be a slight drag when removing and installing the needle. You can see the seal in the parts breakdown on this page.

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 02:31 PM

Thanks Don. That is what I call an education on the inner workings of a Paasche VL airbrush. Now if I just knew how to use it.

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Posted 08 June 2012 - 02:37 PM

Thanks Don. That is what I call an education on the inner workings of a Paasche VL airbrush. Now if I just knew how to use it.


It just takes practice. Hang in there. The VL is a good airbrush.

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