After buying a few model kits on discount, I decided to get an entry level airbrush and compressor set.
The most available one I could find are the Tamiya basic compressor set with single-action trigger type airbrush, and the more advanced Tamiya REVO set with double-action trigger-type airbrush. http://www.tamiyausa.com/product/item.php?product-id=74520http://www.tamiya.com/english/products/74530comp_revo/index.htm
I'm not sure which one to get, as one is cheap [RM 5XX-6XX] but the other the other one seems more solid, but double the price [RM 13XX]. Honestly, I'm just a casual modeler who's not aiming to win Gunpla contests. I'm just looking for an airbrush where I can lay a smooth even coat of paint on my model kits, and maybe do some exhaust stain shading.
For detailing, I can use "cheapo" methods like masking, weathering kits and using a paint brush.
Any experts out there care to give some advice, please?
My budget is limited to a max of 1k+ (too many HT and Figma PO's), so these two are basically all I can afford. All those super advanced Iwata/Olympos/Badger ones are out of my league.
Also, can anyone recommend a good spray booth that's easy on the wallet? I can't find a respirator, so I'll need one to deal with the fumes. The Tamiya one is super expensive.