Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board - Reply to Topic
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> Garage - Tools> Thinkin about the HF Purple Spray Gun 43430 it's on sale
User Name
Password
lost password?   |   register now

Thread: Thinkin about the HF Purple Spray Gun 43430 it's on sale Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Trackback:
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :

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.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
02-22-2007 12:51 PM
Irelands child The purple HF HVLP 43430 gun does a good job IF you have a big enough compressor to run 40+ psi with 10 to 12 cfm at the gun and you don't mind the entire area being the same color you are painting. About everything in my garage has a nice SPI epoxy gray cast to it now

Consider an Astro if you need/want a low price HVLP gun. While I haven't used one, most users say they work nicely for less then an evening out with your significant other

Dave
02-19-2007 01:37 PM
Beenaway2long A friend has a Sata Digital. I watched him spraying SS Urethane for a few minutes. The whole shop wa a cloud. Overspray all over the place. What a mess. I don't think the old Binks guns had that much overspray! LOL Layed out real nice though...
02-19-2007 09:15 AM
oldred Been, That's something I quickly noticed after I got my IWATA, just how much overspray those "econo" guns seem to make. With the price of material being what it is it would seem to me that after doing only a couple of jobs then the higher end guns like the IWATA, for example, would actually be cheaper. When you are putting material on the car and not the floor then it does not take long at all to save enough in wasted paint/clear to pay the difference in the cost of the gun, seems that way to me anyway.
02-19-2007 08:54 AM
Beenaway2long I found I needed upwards of 50# for my #43430 for single stage urethane. So much for the HVLP part. More like high volume high pressure, but wow, is there TONS of overspray. Nice job though..
02-19-2007 07:27 AM
302 Z28 Be advised HF has two "purple" guns. The 43430 is HVLP the other (H827 I believe) is not. The other purple gun can be purchased for $19 or less. Just don't think you have stumbled onto a real bargain and purchase the wrong gun.

Vince
02-19-2007 01:43 AM
Rambo_The_Dog I bought this setup from HF last week...



20 oz. gravity feed gun with 1.4 mm tip for top coats, 1.8 mm tip for primers
4.2 oz. detail gun with 1.0 mm tip
Lightweight aluminum construction with stainless steel needles and tips
Heavy duty nylon gravity cups
Comes with paint filter, two bristle brushes and one wool brush for cleaning, plus durable storage case; Operating pressure: 30-35 PSI (large gun), 25-30 PSI (small gun); Air consumption: 12 CFM @ 43 PSI (large gun), 9 CFM @ 43 PSI (detail gun); Air inlet: 1/4" - 19 NPS; Shipping weight: 4.6 lbs.


ITEM 94572-0VGA
59.95

I haven't sprayed anything...the gun looks alright for the price, but not your high-end gun for sure...

I got this because of the 2 tips and needles, the detail gun, cfm seemed reasonable, and it was dirt cheap...since I'm mostly priming right now this should give me something to use until I get some more $$ together for a finish gun.
02-18-2007 08:16 AM
TT66' Thanks oldred for the info. I figured it would be worth a try seeing the positive things everyone has said about the gun. An IWATA setup would be nice but I'm not painting cars everyday for a living either.
02-17-2007 09:51 PM
oldred TT66, This has been discussed a bunch in the body/exterior section and the general opinion is that it will do a great job, just do a search on 43430 and maybe- purple gun (that's what most of the guys call it) and you will see what I mean. On the advice of some of the guys here I bought a couple of those things and I found they will lay down paint about as slick as you can hope for and even though I now have an IWATA pro type gun I still use my "purple guns" sometimes. Be warned they are air hogs and need about 15 CFM to work properly and to perform to their best they need to be set to a higher pressure than recommended, I use about 40 PSI at the gun. At first I was a bit disappointed with the quality, both wrenches broke trying to remove the tips on them before using them the first time. I then discovered that this seems to happen to most of them and once you get that danged thing off it will not be a problem anymore, I can't imagine why they send those things that tight. I have had mine for a couple of years now and other than that tip problem (more of an annoyance than a problem) I have found them to be well worth the cost and if you are doing BC/CC paint they do a really good job on the clear once you get the adjustments pinned down.
02-17-2007 02:18 PM
TT66'
Thinkin about the HF Purple Spray Gun 43430 it's on sale

I just got my new Harbor Freight Catalog and the 43430 is on sale for 39.99. I typed the catalog number 43430-8RUH online but it says 49.99. May have to phone order it. I know if you take the catalog into the store they honor that price. I heard you guys talk about this thing and for the money it can't be all bad.

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


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:45 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.