Before I begin I just want to make it very clear up front that this is not a sales pitch. I want to share with you an experience I had purchasing a couple Iwata airbrushes from an unlikely source. At the time the Iwata HP-CS Eclipse that I had been using for years took a turn for the worse. It was more economically sane for me to purchase a new airbrush than to spend almost as much fixing the broken one that I had. So I went to all the places I would normally go to when comparing airbrush prices. During that process I somehow ended up on Ebay and also began comparing prices there. That is when I noticed something. I noticed a bunch of Japanese sellers were selling the airbrush I wanted for a fraction of the cost of one from the above established brick and mortar airbrush shops. I had heard of people buying knock off Iwata parts and really just assumed these people were selling knock off Iwatas. But the more I browsed the more these airbrushes looked more like the real deal than a bogus deal.
First I began pulling in these sellers product information, how many of these airbrushes had these people sold? A few sold next to none so I excluded them from my search. There were a few that had sold hundreds of Iwata airbrushes. One specifically sold almost 100 Iwata Eclipse HP-CS airbrushes. The airbrush I was after. The very next step I took was to research the feedback left for these sellers and low and behold most had 100% feedback. At this point I started thinking to myself this has to be real. If these guys were selling knock off Iwata airbrushes there is no way they would have maintained a 100% feedback rating. By this time I was really only focused on 3 sellers.
You know what they say if it's to good to be true it normally isnt. So I went ahead messaging these guys on there return process and also inquiring about the product. Everything was checking out. As hard as I had tried to prove to myself that these people were scam artist it just didnt pan out that way. So to make a long story short I settled on one seller who sold me two Iwata Eclipse HP-CS airbrushes at about $75.00 a piece. I then paid for the optional 7 day shipping which was $20.00. The grand total was something like $170.00. Yes for two Iwata Eclipse HP-CS airbrushes. That is just $85.00 per airbrush with shipping figured in.
So lets just I was stressing the entire week I was waiting for these airbrushes. I finally received the airbrushes in the mail about a week later. I quickly opened the first airbrush and inspected it. Everything looked good and everything panned out. The airbrushes were 100% authentic!
If you want to buy an authentic Iwata airbrush at a fraction of the price this is the seller that I used to purchase my HP-CS airbrushes. There are probably 25 more Japanese Iwata sellers. I can not vouch for them.[highlight-blue] Below is a list of just a few Iwata airbrushes the specific seller "zipangu999" is selling on Ebay right now. Check them out, check out his prices and buy knowing that you just saved up to 40% on you new Iwata airbrush![/highlight-blue]
"zipangu999" Airbrushes For Sale!
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