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cyberdork 03-26-2010 07:39 PM

Which solvent to clean paint gun?
Hi all, new member and new DIY home painter. I'm painting my motorcycle with a urethane primer and an acryllic urethane base. What solvent should I run through the gun to clean it out?


trees 03-26-2010 07:57 PM

Lacquer thinner works for me. Regardless, you can't over clean the gun. I almost totally disassemble mine every time I clean it after not cleaning one good enough several years ago. When poly paints set up in your gun, you have got your work cut out for you.


cyberdork 03-26-2010 08:05 PM

Thanks alot!

Beenaway2long 03-31-2010 09:10 AM

Brake clean from Walmart. $1.38/can

Melts the cruddy paint right out. Then wash with laquer to get residue out. Killer on clear.

Torque454 04-03-2010 10:46 PM

My boss cleans his guns with lacquer thinner and then leaves FRESH clean lacquer thinner in the gun and hangs it up on a rack.

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