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Old 10-27-2005, 01:32 AM   #1
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Not paintball gun, but a paint gun one would use to paint/touch up a car. any reccomendations for what type of product i should be looking for exactly?
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How much $$$? I've seen good results (albeit not in person) from Sharpe HVLP guns. They run a "few hundred".

http://www.jzxproject.com/bbs/viewto...t=286&start=30
^ those are said results. Pure DIY job. Though I dunno if you're going on such a large scale?

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oh yeah, it was PPG acrylic-enamel, cost me about $250 for 6 qts and hardener, a good HVLP gun is a few hundred, and a big compressor with a water removal system is highly recommended. also a dust free environment (i just use the shop and wet the floor, works great) but a spray booth is good too

thanks for the ups guys, when i was done painting it was 2am and I thought it was like 10pm
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Well I dont need anything fantastic, its just basic touch ups I want to do,

In fact, I dont know what I need at all, I guess I need a compressor too?

What is the rundown of parts here
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Problem is, yes you need a compressor, but you need a way to keep the condensation outta the paint....at least that is what someone told me.
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i heard gravity feed is better than production feed.....dunno how taht holds true...


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(worst to best)

well for basic touch up in the garage id use somthing like this http://cgi.ebay.com/Touch-Up-Air-Pai...QQcmdZViewItem
but thats only for small repairs not whole panels

your next bet would be going up to something like this http://cgi.ebay.com/Sharpe-Finex-FX3...QQcmdZViewItem

but you best bet would be something like this (this is the first gun i everused) http://cgi.ebay.com/DeVilbiss-Paint-...QQcmdZViewItem This gun is for larger jobs (ive done entire cars with it)

you will also need a compressor the has a high feed volume and an air dryer co that the moisture doesnt **** up you gun and paint
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Thanks Peter, is there any kind of literature you now of that I could read up on?

In all seriousnesss what exactly am I looking for in regards to specs on them?
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ill see what i can dig up give me some time
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