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BARTSHARP Airbrush 181 Dual Action Gravity Side Feed


  • Dual Action Gravity Feed Airbrush
  • Fitted With 0.2mm Needle / Nozzle
  • Can Also Be Fitted With 0.3mm or 0.5mm Needle / Nozzle
  • Side Feed Paint Cup – 9cc – Fit to Left or Right Airbrush Body Side
  • Micro Air Control Valve
  • Rear Handle Cut Out
  • Needle Adjust Screw
  • Full Range Of Spare In Stock
  • One Year Warranty
  • Free UK Shipping

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Why Should You Consider Buying From The BARTSHARP Airbrush® Range?

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BARTSHARP Airbrush® 181


The BARTSHARP Airbrush® 181 is a pen style dual action, gravity side feed airbrush.

Dual action: push down, on the trigger for air, and pull back, on the trigger, for paint.


The 181 airbrush is fitted with a 0.2mm needle and nozzle set and is the best choice for creating fine detail work. It is most commonly used by those wishing to create detailed artistic work, scale models, wargaming figures, diorama etc.


A 0.3mm needle and nozzle set can also be fitted for use when creating less detailed work, alternatively a 0.5mm needle and nozzle set can be used for the laying down of washes and top/base coats.


The paint cup is push fitted into the airbrush body and can be fitted to either the left or right hand side. It has a 13cc paint capacity with a push fit lid.


A needle adjust screw is fitted to the rear handle which allows the user to set how far the airbrush needle is able to move back. This feature allows lines of the same thickness to be created repeatedly (as long as the airbrush tip remains at the same distance from the project surface) and is invaluable for creating shadow lines in scale model builds.


Another fantastic feature is the micro air control valve situated under the front of the airbrush which gives fingertip control over the volume of air passing to the airbrush needle and nozzle. This allows for the creation of paint effects such as stippling and weathering.


BARTSHARP Airbrush®, unlike many other airbrush sellers, stocks a huge range of spares and accessories.


The BARTSHARP Airbrush® has a 1/8BSP male air inlet.

1/8 is approximately 9.35mm diameter and BSP stands for British Standard Pipe (type and pitch of thread). BSP is the most common thread type used in airbrushing.


180 Airbrush - Suitability & Paint


Are you looking to get started in airbrushing but just don't know where to begin?

We are here to help you with free advice to help you understand the basics, which can be quite overwhelming!

Please take a little time to read through our user guides as these will help you understand how to use an airbrush, how they work and the common words and phrases used to describe them.

Airbrushes And Associated Terminology Explained

A Guide To Airbrushes And Their Particular Applications

Airbrush Paint Guide


Are You Looking For An Airbrush Compressor Or Complete Airbrush Compressor Kit?


BARTSHARP Airbrush® stocks a fantastic range of compressors which are also available as kits which offer great savings.

Please click on the link below (for the main airbrush compressor page) or on one of the images to be taken to that individual model.

Airbrush Compressors & Airbrush Compressor Kits


Additional information

Weight.500 kg
Dimensions25 × 14 × 8 cm


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