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Old 07-17-2010, 12:13 AM   #1
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Finding the right air compressor


I just recently purchased an hvlp gun that requires an air compressor with 10 cfm's at 20 psi. The problem I am having is finding the correct compressor to meet those specs. Preferably portable.

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Old 07-17-2010, 04:51 AM   #2
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you won't find a pancake that can run a real hvlp gun. for $300ish you can buy a craftsman 33gal or one of the similar oil lube compressors at depot or lowes. if you have to stay on 110v it's really your only shot.

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Old 07-17-2010, 06:31 AM   #3
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I run my HVLP sprayer with a turbine,not a compressor---Campbell Hausfield --

The turbine is the size of a tool box and uses 110 volts.--Mike--

Google HVLP turbine--lots to see.

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Old 07-17-2010, 08:24 AM   #4
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I will agree with oh`Mike on this one.
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can you run regular hvlp guns on a turbine? i've only seen the complete kits sold
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Old 07-17-2010, 03:33 PM   #6
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You need to check with the gun manufacturer. A lot of guns,,all that have the big connector,
are designed to run off a turbine.

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