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Posted: Monday, March 15, 2010 - 08:53 AM UTC

I have a Badger 200GF airbrush and I do clean it with water and airbrush cleaner after using a colour (acrylics) but I think it's getting a wee bit clogged.
Does anyone have any recommendations (ie like soaking it in something) to clean it thoroughly before i resort to buying parts for it or replacing it altogether?

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Posted: Monday, March 15, 2010 - 09:18 AM UTC
If all you've using is acrylics, try disassembling it, and soaking over night in a shallow pan of Windex, or some other window cleaner containing ammonia. Should clean out all the dried acrylics and won't harm anything. Rinse and reassemble the next day.
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Posted: Monday, March 15, 2010 - 09:24 AM UTC
Hi Mike,
We have a whole sticky thread on this on the Armorama Painting Forum -
Cleaning Your Airbrush
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Posted: Thursday, March 25, 2010 - 07:37 AM UTC
I use the airbrush cleaner from vallejo, it works very well.
If you let parts of the air brush in a small container fill with the aribrush cleaner, over night it clean it whitout any problem.
I am sorry for my english.