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Old 2nd June 2007, 06:18 PM   #1
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what is the best type of paint to use for spray guns

i would like something on the lines of black up to high gloss look

and i saw some ash black for fence but it was 17 and well bit to much for testing really

i don't know all the names types so if brands be better or a url thanks
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Old 2nd June 2007, 09:39 PM   #2
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Depends on the type of spray system you have. Anyway, the owner's manual will tell you what paint types you can spray, what nozzle tips to use, how much pressure and reduction is required for each type of coating, etc..

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Old 3rd June 2007, 02:08 PM   #3
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I have used a low pressure spray gun with my air compressor, it's an internal mix type so you can adjust the spray pattern and pressure. It will spray anything from flat primer to high gloss enamels. They run anywhere from $20-$50 US.
An HVLP type would work as well. These are used a lot for automotive painting so it should lay even lacquer on pretty smooth. Be sure you do it in a dust free enclosed environment, and wear a mask
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Old 3rd June 2007, 02:49 PM   #4
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yer i think the air compressor would be far off tool i got one of them not so good electric spray things i sure i set it up wrong but seemed a pain in the bum anyway

few other tools to get first thanks tho
some cheap stuff dont work that well hehe
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