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Old 08-27-2015, 10:12 AM   #1
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Sprayer for Kitchen Cabinets?


My wife and I are planning to paint our kitchen cabinets white. I'd like to spray what I can for a better finish. What kind of sprayer should I look to purchase? I do have a 19 gallon Husky compressor with a moisture trap if that helps narrow down my choices.

Appreciate any input/guidance.

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What's your budget for the sprayer?I would not look for a spray gun to run off of the compressor.You'll get a quart cup and be constantly refilling and cleaning it.It is also hard to maneuver to spray the inside of the cabinets.I would get a stand alone airless.You will find countless uses for it down the road.
Graco and Titan are two good brands to look into without spending a lot of cash.

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What's your budget for the sprayer?I would not look for a spray gun to run off of the compressor.You'll get a quart cup and be constantly refilling and cleaning it.It is also hard to maneuver to spray the inside of the cabinets.I would get a stand alone airless.You will find countless uses for it down the road.
Graco and Titan are two good brands to look into without spending a lot of cash.
Something like the Graco X5? There are some factory refurbs on EB.y for $220 shipped.

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Sorry ,I can't comment on that.I owned a custom cabinet shop for 14 years and now do remodeling.I had very high end equipment in the cabinet shop .Now, doing remodeling I have owned a Graco and Titan sprayers but they are both more expensive units.I can tell you that they are good products with good customer service but can't speak on that specific model.
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The 5 will work, but you will need a different tip. They come with a .515 tip and that is too big for cabinets. Do you have experience spraying? If you do you can get by with a bigger tip such as a 413ff. if not go smaller for more control. I personally like the Fine Finish tips from Graco.
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You might want to rent the high end sprayer you need. You get the sprayer you need without the up front cost of a tool you won't be using too much in the future.
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The 5 will work, but you will need a different tip. They come with a .515 tip and that is too big for cabinets. Do you have experience spraying? If you do you can get by with a bigger tip such as a 413ff. if not go smaller for more control. I personally like the Fine Finish tips from Graco.
I have a little experience due to home projects. I did paint our house with a sprayer a few summers back and it turned out pretty nice. Thanks for the tip on the tip.

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You might want to rent the high end sprayer you need. You get the sprayer you need without the up front cost of a tool you won't be using too much in the future.
I don't mind spending $220 on a sprayer vs money spent on a rental as we have a number of projects we'd use it for down the road. Thanks for the idea though.
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I was talking about a Fuji might mite@ around $600. I'm not familiar with the other one.
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I would suggest a HVLP sprayer. You can get a good one for less than $100.

But you will need to thin the paint.
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The Hvlp may depend on what paint you plan on using, as stated will probably need thinning. Paints such as pro classic, advance and breakthrough do not take thinning it effects their leveling qualities and can give a streaked look.
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Instead of thinning paint, just use SHER-WOOD KEM Aqua Plus White


Instead of thinning paint, just use SHER-WOOD KEM Aqua Plus White. You can get it tinted to whatever shade you like (e.g., Whisper). It dries much faster than finishes designed for brushing and is very durable. Works great in an HVLP system.
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Re: Instead of thinning paint, just use SHER-WOOD KEM Aqua Plus White


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Instead of thinning paint, just use SHER-WOOD KEM Aqua Plus White. You can get it tinted to whatever shade you like (e.g., Whisper). It dries much faster than finishes designed for brushing and is very durable. Works great in an HVLP system.
I am looking to repaint a cabinet with SW kem aqua plus and an hvlp sprayer. Can I use that product on a painted cabinet? Will the kem aqua plus primer work for priming? i know some say you can't use the products unless its bare wood but others seem to say they've used it for refinishing.
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Re: Sprayer for Kitchen Cabinets?


KEM Aqua Plus is a very hard finish. I suspect that SW specifies its use on bare wood due to the difficulty of putting a hard finish over a soft finish.

I've used it over previously finished surfaces that were clean and well-sanded, but those surfaces have all been quite hard.
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Re: Sprayer for Kitchen Cabinets?


I'm willing to spend up to $600 for new sprayer.
Can I spray KEM Aqua Plus with airless sprayer?
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KEM Aqua Plus is a very hard finish. I suspect that SW specifies its use on bare wood due to the difficulty of putting a hard finish over a soft finish.

I've used it over previously finished surfaces that were clean and well-sanded, but those surfaces have all been quite hard.
I used it over a factory finish a few weeks ago. It did a nice job. We'll see how durable it is. I'm pretty satisfied so far.

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