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Old 02-26-2007, 10:46 AM
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astro evo spray gun psi setting

hello,i just purchased the astro evo spray guns. the guns say 16-19 psi, is it really that low,any one that have these guns can you give advice for base clear and primer settings, i bought the 1.4 and 1.8, look like really nice guns. what are your experiences with these guns.

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They work fine and yes it is really that low on the air pressure on HVLP guns..Here is an instruction on setting up a spray gun Just follow that and you will be laying down your material just fine..use the 1.4 for base clear..the 1.8 is more suited to primers specially the higher build varities..

I have tried most all of it and now do what is known to work..
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Some people do up the pressure a little, (3-5 pounds).
You'll have to experiment and see what works best for you.
Sometimes the thicker clears do a little better than what
the gun mfg's spec out, for all guns.
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I have used mine for epoxy primer, primer and Nason single stage. I was using 19 psi with the trigger pulled. I had to turn the fluid knob out like seven turns for paint to flow out at a good rate. If spraying an orange peel finish was in I'd bee the man. I'm new to painting and I'm getting slight orange peel. I'm not sure enough fluid is comming out. This guns seems slow to me.
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