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  1. Painting
    After doing a bunch of research on stains for my untreated cedar fence, I came to the conclusion that Ready Seal is my best bet for staining. The fence is 1 year old and has not had any treatment/stain applied so I think it is just considered rough cut. I do not believe it is considered milled...
  2. Painting
    I just acquired an old but great condition HVLP Campbell -Hausfeld HV2000 turbine paint sprayer. I have no prior experience with this sprayer and have a few questions. First of all when I turn on the pump air is leaking from the spray tip through the middle needle and the two holes on each side...
  3. Painting
    Hi everyone, I have an exterior double entry fiberglass door that was built and custom painted by Provia. The paint is a 2-part urethane paint. There is no clear coat. After installation one of the doors was scratched at the top and I would like to make an attempt to touch-up the spot on the...
  4. Painting
    Hello there! I recently painted a dresser using Olympic Assure latex paint. Prep work included sanding and then priming with Kilz. After I sprayed 2 coats of the latex via HVLP gun. I want to spray a water based Minwax Polycrylic on top to add some hardness to the the dresser as there will be...
  5. Painting
    I thinned a Satin Exterior Enamel paint (Rust-oleum) with 15% acetone per can instructions so I can spray paint using HVLP. This is on a 4x6 metal gate primed with Zinnser Bullseye 123. Result is fine texturally BUT paint finish is LIGHTER in color AND Glossier. I then checked the can with the...
  6. Painting
    Hi all, I am using a HVLP sprayer to do my kitchen cabinets. I am using Inslx Cabinet Coat mixed with Floetrol and water (1/1/1). The Cabinet Coat didn't recommend thinning, but it was just way to thick to put through the sprayer that I have (Wagner Control Sprayer Model# 0518080). I spayed my...
  7. Painting
    :thumbsup: HVLP was a HUGE learning curve! But definitely worth it in the end! We have read and appreciate all the input from the experts on this board! They have great answers! But for us amateurs, when sometimes it’s hard to even know what the question is, I have detailed our...
  8. Painting
    I just bought a Graco 4900 pro-comp that is a year old and never had paint run through it. It looks like this unit is designed for uses a remote can so the gun can be held at any angle. Few of questions if anyone can help. 1. Can this gun be changed to use a pressurized cup instead of the...
  9. Painting
    Hello all: I purchased this inexpensive hand-held cup sprayer for a smooth finish on the kitchen cabinets. I've used this twice with similar results. It seems like I need to hold the sprayer very close to the object I'm spraying. Then it sputters and spits paint unevenly. I'm using Alkyl...
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