HVLP sprayers - Page 2 - Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board
Hotrodders.com -- Hot Rod Forum



Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Unanswered Posts Auto Escrow Insurance Auto Loans
Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board > Tech Help> Body - Exterior
User Name
Password
lost password?   |   register now

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #16 (permalink)  
Old 10-31-2002, 12:08 PM
BstMech's Avatar
NYOFP4RJ3CHRIS
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: TN. In the corporate states of America
Age: 41
Posts: 1,552
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Post

I'll bet you my bro' can lay paint better with a H.F. special than most people (other pros' included) can with "The real thing", it all depends on who's using it. If you pay attention to what you are buying, you can get just as good if not better results than the "high dollar" tools. I agree with willy's, those grinders are tough! My bro' preffers an Accu-Spray HVLP over anything else, but can use anything you put in front of him. Don't take me wrong, I agree with quality tools (most of the time) but let's face it, those "cheap tools" are just spin-offs of the "real thing". I guarantee, if you look at what you buy first(and you know what to look for), you won't get screwed.

    Advertisement
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #17 (permalink)  
Old 11-01-2002, 08:34 PM
TurboS10's Avatar
Hotrodders.com Moderator
 
Last wiki edit: Auto Terms and Definitions Used in Modern Engine T... Last photo:
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Texas
Age: 37
Posts: 3,463
Wiki Edits: 2

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Post

I own a couple of cheap($129 or so) Gravity feed HVLP guns and they work well. Mine is a devilbiss knockoff that I picked up at a carquest paint store. The guy who sold it to me said that it should work as well as the high dallat guns after I learned to use it. I have learned the hard way that this is true. The first paint job I tryed was acrylic enamel and I just could not figure out how to cut the material flow back and get a good pattern. The car looked terrible and I was so embarrassed since it was my wifes car and I had to be seen in public with it. Since that time I have learned alot more about how to tune the gun and it shoots beautifully since I figured it out. Of course I also have never used a high dallr gun so.....

As for the cheap grinders I am all about that. I have a $20 4.5 inch that has been totally abuse and still runs like a champ.

Chris
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #18 (permalink)  
Old 11-02-2002, 09:24 AM
mitmaks's Avatar
Member
 

Last journal entry: Grille
Last photo:
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Washington
Age: 31
Posts: 1,599
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 4
Thanked 10 Times in 10 Posts
Post

hey i own accuspray gun and that thing is so nice, atomizes paint so even and smooth, i tried other brands and i didnt like seta much, and i tried a few other ones, i am gonna try a devilbiss one, they say its one of best if not best of all. u can get deals on them from ebay, just like i did on my accuspray gun.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #19 (permalink)  
Old 11-03-2002, 04:30 AM
New Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Posts: 15
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Cool

Another place for inexpensive tools is www.homier.com Check it out!

Good luck,
Racenuts
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #20 (permalink)  
Old 11-03-2002, 09:56 AM
tlambert's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: S.C.
Posts: 99
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Post

[quote]Originally posted by mitmaks:
<strong>hes right, u dont wanna cheap out on spray guns ever, unless ure working in maaco painting lol, but for painting ur own street/hot rod buy good stuff, will pay dividens in quality finish u get</strong><hr></blockquote>

Thank goodness someone understands about getting quality finishes with quality
sray equipment. <img src="graemlins/mwink.gif" border="0" alt="[mwink]" />
Hobbyist may not be professionals BUT I know most of them want or should strive for quality finishes reguardless of what type of refinish material is used. Experience does matter and so does quality of the sray equipment that is used. It seems most Hotrodders always wants the nice things for the automobile so why not try to achieve that with the finish by starting with a quality spray gun.

[ November 03, 2002: Message edited by: tlambert ]</p>
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Recent Body - Exterior posts with photos

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name (usually not your first and last name), your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:49 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
Copyright Hotrodders.com 1999 - 2012. All Rights Reserved.