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Cleaning of airbrush

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scott Hoffman Feb 1, 2012. 3 Replies

I'm teaching myself airbrushing of cocoa butter colors. I have a good background in airbrush work from my hobby of building plastic models.However: what do you use as a thinner to clean the equipment…Continue

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Scott Hoffman replied to Gita Schurder's discussion Cream Filling
"Heat 1 cup of cream in a double boiler   Add two vanilla beans and cook until soft.   When soft split beans and add the vanilla to the cream (throw away the seed pod).   Add saffron threads, 1/8tsp (crushed to make sure the…"
Feb 12, 2012
Scott Hoffman replied to Scott Hoffman's discussion Cleaning of airbrush
"What type of airbrush are you using? I've tried a badger 250 and 350 (very simple design) and have had no success with them. I'm starting out with my cocoa butter at 90 deg. F. I have experience with a badger 200 and Paasche single action…"
Feb 1, 2012
Brian Donaghy replied to Scott Hoffman's discussion Cleaning of airbrush
"Scott I use warm vegetable oil, especially when I am done spraying for the day or an extended period of time so that butter doesn't crystillize in the brush. brian"
Jan 23, 2012
Andrea Bauer replied to Scott Hoffman's discussion Cleaning of airbrush
"You don't need to clean between colors.  Take one color off, blow out as much remaining color as you can, attach you next color and spray again to make sure you aren't getting residual before spraying your molds or whatever.  You…"
Jan 21, 2012
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Cleaning of airbrush

I'm teaching myself airbrushing of cocoa butter colors. I have a good background in airbrush work from my hobby of building plastic models.However: what do you use as a thinner to clean the equipment after you have finished with one color and which to change to the next? Thinking alcohol would dissolve fats I tried Everclear with no luck (straight ethanol), hot water works poorly.What works best?See More
Jan 21, 2012
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"Trying to learn how to use my Little Dipper.... having lots of problems."
Jan 20, 2012
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Nov 26, 2011

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Dark, Milk, White
Most memorable chocolate experience:
When I figured out how to mold figures of Hoops and YoYo for my wife
My favorite chocolate is:
Valrhona

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