With my spray setup, I have a basic compressor (I know GW sells the cans of propellant and that is what they want you to use but they are crap, you WILL loose pressure and be annoyed. I invested in an adaptor I got online & it works wonderfully!), the Citadel Gun and a cord-covered air hose with water trap.
In the photo above is my kit with a premixed siphon loading jar and a Forge World Repressor on Tamiya's work turntable. You can see the water trap at the back of the hose, I would have preferred it to be further down the hose but as it happens, it counterbalances the paint jar nicely.
The next couple of photos are of the models undercoated and ready to spray. I've not shown the vehicles just the infantry.
The paint I'm going to be using is the new base colour, Screaming Bell. The mix went well following the instructions on the spray jar. However, with the first few squeezes of the trigger It took a while to get a nice even flow. Once it had started to spray well, the army took the entire pot of paint to cover. I'm sure I could have used less paint and still be happy but for what was left in the spray jar, it really wasn't worth it.
Some words of note:
The gun gives great coverage for the amount of paint put in and is fairly easy to use with a pinch of common sense. The downside is that the propellant cans are costly as you will loose pressure too soon into your spraying.
A few tips:
1. Make sure you have only loose paint in the jar. No hardened bits of paint from the rim.
2. Make sure the siphon tube is slightly curved and is facing the front of the gun.
3. Invest in a compressor. Mine was a full kit and came with the hose & water trap.
4. Take it apart properly and give it a proper clean. You will thank yourself next time you use it.
Next time I will be using a wash in the gun.........
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