Milo, you are in the bay area, you havn't been using something like this? The VOC police are going to come and haul you away.
I have to assume it would hold up to lacquer thinner, it holds up to strong wax and grease cleaners.
Vince, like I said, with change somes improvement sometimes. Lets face it, the HVLP gun has been a nice improvement after we stopped kicking are feet.