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jchrisf

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  1. Awesome job! Always loved Danny.. I took this pic in 88' at Indy at corner 3.
  2. Yeah, the 5 is the same size on the two but the 1 and 3 are bigger on the VL as you know. I used both the 5 and 3 today and they put out a lot of paint. I used the 5 for Tamiya Fine Primer and it went down smooth. Then used the 3 and put down Tamiya TS-16 that went down smooth as well. I really like this AB. I think I am going to go back to the 1 and see if it will work with everything. The 3 and 5 can suck down a cup really quick. I noticed my room really stank after using these two sizes but I did use a lot of Tamiya Yellow Cap so maybe it is just much stronger. When I used the 1 I was using Mr. Color Leveling Thinner... not sure if it was the thinner or the amount of paint the AB was putting out and over powering my paint booth.
  3. Thanks.. I used the #1 needle that was in it by default from the factory. Haven't changed a thing on it yet. I was shooting clear through it.
  4. Just tried the VL today for the first time and loved it. I found it easier to paint with than the H. It was sputtering at first.. not sure what was wrong with it.. but after blowing about half my mixed paint through it, it was fine. Incidentally, I decanted some Model Masters Royal Blue Pearl Custom Lacquer and it sprays a whole lot better than the TS-47 I decanted. Maybe I've got an old or bad can of Tamiya. The MM went down smoooooth.
  5. Perfection as usual. I'd love to watch you build a car just to understand some of your techniques better. Do you do anything special to the glass to make it look so clear?
  6. I got nervous you were going to show off coming out of the parking lot and crash into the guard rail because there have been a few videos posted here of people doing that leaving a car meet. Nice hot rod!
  7. I love this car so I'm looking forward to see what you will do with it. I can see it is going to be amazing.
  8. I think I finally figured it out! I watched David Thibodeau's video below and barely opened the flow.. not even a half a turn. I was barely moving across the body like he was doing and getting a nice light coat. I think I was putting on way to much paint before with the flow opened up halfway. Now I can test the VL because it has a that flow control on the front that I can use to adjust the initial paint flow.. of course, since I never need to let off the air doing it this way it should be easy to find the flow just using the trigger and maintaining it. I also thinned my paint out more and it seemed to help too.
  9. Be awesome if you did some YouTube tutorial videos like David Thibodeau (DTModelArt) has done but I understand it might be a lot of work. Actually, I've been on your website a few times and never realized you have your publications listed there.. What a treasure chest.. unfortunate that the Scale Auto ones can't be viewed (though I have a few that I paid for but not all) but the rest are available. Thanks for posting these! http://www.italianhorses.net/Publications/MC/publications.htm
  10. I love it.. I never was a Sr. fan but I always loved this car back in the day.
  11. Here's a link to my latest
  12. Oh man.. I can't believe you didn't even get a copy for yourself or get royalties... Other than your website do you have any other tutorials available like the one I mentioned?
  13. I only spray lacquers on bodies with my H. I use my Neo for Iwata to spray the detail stuff with acrylics.. Only Enamels I use are the AK extreme metals and use the neo for that as well. I've got a spare body prepped and ready to spray this weekend so I'll be experimenting with the H at around 50% open and maybe play more with the air pressure too. If I can't get this down soon I'll break open some more old Nascar kits and use their bodies.. Once I get it down the Super Clean will take care of getting them stripped so I can build them for real.
  14. Cool thanks! I just pulled up my Kustov Collection: Tutorials that I purchased from Scale Auto a couple years ago to make sure it wasn't mentioned there and it wasn't. I'm going to get some of these.. Are the Silvers any good?
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