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Airbrush (Grex) user issue - needle insertion resistance

February 13 2018 at 8:24 AM
Pete R.  (Login petepr)
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I'm using a Tritium TG, which I only mention in case there is anything specific that I'm doing wrong. I'm getting serious resistance when I re-insert the needle and which is inevitably bending the tip of the needle. The resistance starts sometime after the tip of the needle has gone past the far (i.e. closest to the nozzle) side of the bottom of the paint cup. I thought it was somewhere between there and the start of the nozzle, but now I'm not so sure. I tried inserting the needle with the nozzle removed, and I get no resistance, which suggests the needle is hitting the back end of the nozzle, although given the straight-through alignment, I don't see how that could be the case. The nozzle is clean; no obstructions.

Any ideas.

Thanks, Pete R.

 
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