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    Spraypaint won't spray

    I was in the middle of spraying a model with matte varnish, and all of a sudden the stupid bottle stopped working. For the life of me I can't figure out why. It's definitely not empty. I know what an empty can feels like, and this one definitely still has plenty of varnish left in it. Anyone ever run into a problem like this and have a solution?



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    Sounds clogged. Was it an old can?
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    It wasn't too old...and I followed the directions on the can for unclogging it, but that didn't do anything. When I put the little red nozzle thing back in I can here a slight hissing sound and a little bit of the varnish seeps out of the hole, but that's about all it does.


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    Do you have any other nozzles around that you can take of to test?

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    Sounds like the compressed air in the can is gone. I had this happen to several of my cans over this summer. My guess is a possible leak. I do not believe there is anything safe that can be done to restore this...

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