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Old 04-14-2014, 01:38 AM
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Mini gun recommendation?

I tried using a turbine but get frustrated. Ideally I would want something that can spray base and clear. I am not painting a car, I know a mini would be too small. At most I'll be spraying some file cabinets.

My limitation of course is compressor. I have a 33 gal 1.7 HP that will do 6.8 cfm at 40 psi. I can wait to let the compressor catch up if I need to (and or add a another 20 Gal tank for way less than buying a larger compressor). I won;t be painting often, but will be doing some of it.

Any gun you can recommend for me? Spray gun world has all sorts of stuff about low CFM this and that but I hear they are not all that reputable.

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Iwata LPH-80 has always been my favorite mini gun and it does not require much CFM.

My only beef with it is that if you drop it just right it will break in half just from the fall.
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i have an lph100 . i love it. i load it when starting to do all the cut in areas. the sidewinder cup is a great feature . shoots as well as my lph400.

and your right about spraygun world .
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I have both of the guns mentioned above and I'd recommend either.
Personally I prefer the '80, (even though it does seem like a toy in your hand!) but a lot of that is because I'm a lefty, so the side pot on the LPH100 gets in my line of sight.
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Thanks Guys - so I looked at the LPH80 and there seems to be varied prices on it. There is another number such as 124G, 102G, 84G, and so on. WHat does that second number designate and does it affect the spray quality? I've seen these on Ebay for around $200 without the cup. I have the 3M system so would just need an adapter. Are these all the same gun?
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The other numbers refer to the tip size and air cap.

e.g. I have the LPH-80 124G, which has the 1.2 tip and E4 air cap. The 84G has the 0.8 fluid tip etc.

I believe some markets also have a different air cap available (signified by the 2G) but we don't get it here in the UK.

I use mine with the 3M PPS cups, but due to the very small size of the gun it does seem a bit top heavy with the regular sized ones, although still perfectly usable. It would probably suit the mini sized cups better.
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