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Old 06-16-2010, 11:27 AM
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It could've been a combination of gun and clear problem. I'd almost guarantee you'll fall in love with the SPI clear as soon as you spray it.

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It could've been a combination of gun and clear problem. I'd almost guarantee you'll fall in love with the SPI clear as soon as you spray it.
my guns spray pattern goes in a L shape lol. The way the L is shaped is the way it sprays clear and color out. It's heavy at the bottom and light on the top. Crappy hf gun...
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Old 06-16-2010, 01:58 PM
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I've had one of those for a few years and finally decided to use it a while back as a primer gun. I used it one time, cleaned it and the attempted to spray velvaseal through it, it gave the sam basic pattern you described. I threw it away and just use my NR95 as a primer gun.
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yeah once i get this new one in the mail, the HF gun is being pushed back as a primer and sealer gun only.
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just to keep everyone up to date...



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Have you sprayed with it yet? If so, how do you like it.
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just sprayed with it today. i def. have to get used to it. It says on the cheat sheet to spray 33-40 psi... that crap is crazy @ that psi...

I was spraying bc/cc @ 20 psi and it came out great. idk why it says such high psi requirements. I used the rest of that "klines auto uni clear" and it didnt come out like glass. but def... way smoother than it has been out of the HF gun.

i am going to stick with my 497-00 nason clear. i like the fact that its thin and shoots out faster. runs easier... but IMO... easier to lay out.

this is the 94 acura integra gsr i shot today.



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any updates?


Noob question...why would the lower psi setting help , when a couple of guys stated earlier to use ~33psi?
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Noob question...why would the lower psi setting help , when a couple of guys stated earlier to use ~33psi?
--- Yeah, i like the gun a lot... I have found a sweet spot for the way i am shooting... I am shooting the color 20-23psi, and clear i turn it up to around 27-30psi...

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Lower PSI usually means less overspray/fog... also... the reason why it says to use 33psi is because thats what the gun is set up for... for the most ideal atomization of material coming out.
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--- Yeah, i like the gun a lot... I have found a sweet spot for the way i am shooting... I am shooting the color 20-23psi, and clear i turn it up to around 27-30psi...

Some more stuff that i have done since i got the gun...


Lower PSI usually means less overspray/fog... also... the reason why it says to use 33psi is because thats what the gun is set up for... for the most ideal atomization of material coming out.
So could you walk me through how you go about deciding what psi to use? Did it just spray too much, too fast for your style? (im assuming the lower psi lets you walk the car/part "slower"?)

And what paint/color is that? bc/cc? Looks great!
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So could you walk me through how you go about deciding what psi to use? Did it just spray too much, too fast for your style? (im assuming the lower psi lets you walk the car/part "slower"?)

And what paint/color is that? bc/cc? Looks great!
--- At the psi i am running, with the fluid adjustment all the way out... I am still slowing myself down more than i would like... I spray really fast... but i tend to get better work when i run what i am and go slower than i really want.

I am not a slug or anything, it's still fast... just not what i naturally would like to move.

The reason i run lower psi is simply because... less overspray = less material waste... and also less of a mess from that overspray when im done.

I use dupont products...

Nason/Chromasystem BC (depends on what customer wants/needs)

as for the clear i am using 497-00 overall 3:1.

EDIT: The color was BMP - Black Magic Pearl... 2003 VW GTI 20th/R32 Black - Paint Code = LC9Z
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sweet, thanks for the info man
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If you like nason 497 you'll love spi's clear I've used both and spi is way better beyond a doubt
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If you like nason 497 you'll love spi's clear I've used both and spi is way better beyond a doubt
--- SPI is also only available online the last time i checked, and i would rather just go to my local paint shop and give them the business. I like to chit chat with them anyways
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--- SPI is also only available online the last time i checked, and i would rather just go to my local paint shop and give them the business. I like to chit chat with them anyways

Cant argue that...but when i called SPI the owner picked up. We spoke on the phone for about 30 minutes....and that was without me putting 1 order in (yet). Definitely top knotch service that i will support in the future!
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