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Re: Spray Booth
Reply #1 - Sep 23rd, 2020 at 8:18am
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Interesting you should bring this up as I have been designing a spray booth for my work room in the house. My building board is 30 inches wide so that holds the wingspan to about that size unless I build it diagonally across the board but that takes the board out of play for any other work while parts are drying. The booth started when I was doing a test color for my Dart and I felt some back pressure on my face so I started the design with large pieces of foam board and some Lowes 3/4 square stock. I added corner pieces and some dowels so as to be able to disassemble it. Also want to add a couple of small muffin fans and a furnace filter to the back. Like a lot of my tooling designs this has gotten a bit out of hand but is much safer that nothing at all. I'll post pics when it gets underway, probably when the snow flies here.
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Spray Booth
Sep 20th, 2020 at 4:42pm
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Since spraying primer on the D.520 I've decided that my existing cardboard box "spray booth" is inadequate for my larger models. Previously, I had not airbrushed anything larger than a 500 series Guillow's kit.  (Come to think of it, back in the 50s I spray painted a 36" span model of a B-10, hanging it from a clothes line, with a vacuum cleaner spray gun. It worked!)  However, some of the packaging for this week's Chewy order has given me enough material for a larger, collapsible spray booth.  I'm not quite sure how it will all go together, but it will.

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