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Testors: Aztek Airbrush, RIP
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Washington, United States
Joined: March 11, 2016
KitMaker: 1,160 posts
Armorama: 799 posts
Posted: Sunday, June 09, 2019 - 04:32 AM UTC
I used my Aztek/Testors for large area coverage and it did a decent job and was not as temperamental as my more expensive airbrshes and it was surprisingly durable. Over 25 years I only replaced 2 nozzles and that was because I lost them. Plus it was easy to use so I trained to use double action brushes with the aztek
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Arizona, United States
Joined: February 13, 2013
KitMaker: 748 posts
Armorama: 320 posts
Posted: Sunday, June 09, 2019 - 03:47 AM UTC
I guess I need to start hoarding replacement nozzles and parts. I have both the A480 (metal body) and A470 (plastic body under Model Master logo). I wonder if they are going to kill their life long warranty on the airbrushes


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Stockholm, Sweden
Joined: November 29, 2006
KitMaker: 5,320 posts
Armorama: 4,496 posts
Posted: Sunday, June 09, 2019 - 02:07 AM UTC
Too bad about the paints.

I sold my Aztek 470 years ago, the only regret was that I bought it in the first place.
Yes, I know, many users like the Aztek airbrushes but I certainly did not
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Tennessee, United States
Joined: December 21, 2002
KitMaker: 7,469 posts
Armorama: 2,321 posts
Posted: Tuesday, June 04, 2019 - 01:36 PM UTC

TESTORS confirms they are discontinuing the AZTEK airbrush.

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