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08-04-2005 04:48 AM
302 Z28 I am interested in the comment about using freezer bags, could you elaborate or post some pics please?

08-03-2005 09:16 PM
Bee4Me Yeah, They have their "cup" system which is great,but this is something entirely different. IF you had a proper sized "fitting" for the cup opening,most cup's are the same as far as I know, DeVillbliss has a smaller opening in their cup to accecpt their "fitting" which is inserted into the bag with a pointed tool and twisted into the cup opening. These won't fit other cup's.
08-03-2005 08:53 PM
jeffw i think 3m makes a universal set up that fits all guns.. ill see if i can find a link

08-03-2005 08:36 PM
Bee4Me Some simple advice.
Buy 3 gun's. 2 at least.
Primer,Paint,Clear or Primer,base/clear and you'll never have a problem with cross contamination.
Especally primer as it's 3 times as hard to clean out than base or clear.
You can spray primer with a 1.3 IF you want but you don't get the build like with a 1.7-2.0.

Besides, After doing some paint work you'll be addicted like the rest of us and it won't go away.
You'll be painting everything in site once you get into it.

jc, Could you elaborate on what/where on the "universial" bag set-up?
I have it on my 'D and love it but haven't been able to find anything that fit's other gun's.
DON'T use the Hefty type "slide lock" bag. They pop open from the pressure (?) when you shake it up. Defeat's the whole concept.
08-03-2005 08:30 PM
jeffw i have two finishline III gun by devilbiss one for clear and the other does the rest. the II is a great gun good for all products with a 1.3 tip and for about 120.00 its a good deal. i also recently got a sata minjet 4 touch up gun and man does it shot real nice better than the devilbiss lrg gun. i just have to save for a sata big gun now....

08-03-2005 08:27 PM
67LS1T56 The gun you have would do the primer. I have a 1.4 tip and using SPI 2K primer with no problem
08-03-2005 07:07 PM
302 Z28
Originally Posted by 35WINDOW
Bought it! Thank you! I am now hoping that I can buy other Tip for this (1.3, 1.8, etc.). Has anyone been able to? If not, back to my original question-which gun for Primer?

Thanks for the help,
One of the guns at the TUUL SHED has a 1.5mm tip, this would do for primer.

08-03-2005 02:34 PM
35WINDOW Bought it! Thank you! I am now hoping that I can buy other Tip for this (1.3, 1.8, etc.). Has anyone been able to? If not, back to my original question-which gun for Primer?

Thanks for the help,
08-03-2005 02:10 PM
eBay Motors: ZHIPP ART CAR CUSTOM PAINTING DETAIL AIR PAINT SPRAYER (item 4558674900 end time Jul-02-05 18:46:05 PDT)

its not this gun, its the brown one, its called w400, look under other items (hvlp spray guns)
08-03-2005 11:22 AM
35WINDOW 302/z28,

thanks for the tip-I looked on Ebay though, and could not find the unit you are talking about. Can you give me a link?

08-03-2005 11:08 AM
jcclark I have a Finish Line gun and love it, mainly for the "bag" system
it comes with. I don't know if they are all like mine but putting a
bag in the cup and sealing it shut is great.
You can use 1 quart freezer bags by Zip-Lock or buy the ones
like the kit comes with.
You can really shake it to keep it mixed and even spray upside down.
I have an Astro gun that sprays better and cost a lot less, and
now you can buy a liner kit like the Finish Line one that is universal
with different adaptors. Since I got one of these and have the bag
system for my Astro I may never spray with anything else.
It really makes clean-up easy too.
The only advantage of the Finish Line one I have is it uses less air
than any of my guns and sprays at a lower pressure, it works
good at 25 PSI.
08-03-2005 10:01 AM
302 Z28 The set Eastwood sells is a good one, but a little over priced IMO. You can buy an Iwata clone off Ebay for around $35 that will do a superb job on base and clear. For primer you can buy another cheap knockoff and have mayby $50 to $60 total in both guns. The Eastwood guns are the very same Chinese knockoffs that everybody is buying right now.

08-03-2005 09:21 AM

I am currently doing body work on my '35, and want to appply Primers after I complete a few panels. I will not be painting much ( I might Paint the Dash, a few Engine parts, so on), but mostly wnat to paint Primer. I noticed that Eastwood has a Devilbis Finishline paint gun set for about $100.00-is this a good choice? Do I need to buy a $400.00 Sata or Iwata? I have done a Search here and can't seem to find any comments-Please weigh in here, guys!

Thanks, Craig

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