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DeVilbiss Spray Guns

Discussion in 'Garage / Workshop' started by blackhawke88, Nov 28, 2009.

  1. Nov 28, 2009 at 8:45 PM
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    blackhawke88

    blackhawke88 [OP] wo ai ni bao bei ^_^

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    Hey guys,

    Thinking about investing in a good spray gun for Christmas. I've been lurking around some paint forums and the general consensus is that DeVilbiss is a good company that makes quality products. A lot of people have been recommending the FLG 3 Finishline Gravity feed spray gun which is around $120-140, which is fine for me. BTW, my grandfather is giving me his 2-HP 100 psi air compressor and tank for Christmas!!! :D

    I was browsing around google for DeVilbiss products and found this:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/3-Devilbiss-HVL...emQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item35a5148e2f
    Which includes three DeVilbiss guns for only $140.

    I know what you pay is what you get, but I dont see myself painting an entire car in the future, only parts such as grilles for my satoshi service and other body parts for when I get carnage off roading. Should I invest in the FLG 3 finishing coat gun for $120 or the cheaper kit for $140?

    Also, cuz im still quite a newb to professional painting products, if I used a paint spray gun for my base/finishing coat, can I still use rattle can primer?

    Thanks guys!!!
     
  2. Jan 7, 2010 at 7:08 PM
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    macgyver

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    Devilbiss makes good stuff. I have a harbor freight HVLP gravity fed gun that is a direct knock off of devilbiss. It works pretty well. I have painted a few cars with it and I use it to paint & stain furniture that I build. I clean it out every time I use it and I added an inline water/moisture filter to it.

    The best out there is Sata but there's no need to have one unless you are painting cars everyday.

    A good paint job is 90% prep.

    Yeah you can still use rattle can primer. especially with small parts. Its more convenient to. If you were painting a whole car I would say mix up some primer and spray it with the gun.
     
  3. Feb 9, 2010 at 1:48 PM
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    blackhawke88

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    I just used my DeVilbiss on a grille for one of my customers and it is pure sex. I need to buy a respirator now tho, I feel like im a character in Its Always Sunny in Philadelphia
     
  4. Feb 9, 2010 at 2:05 PM
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    blackhawke88

    blackhawke88 [OP] wo ai ni bao bei ^_^

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    This grille used to be chrome:
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