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Capsray 9100 HVLP and gun rehab, part II

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Blog series by Holbs updated 11-06-2017 01:37 AM 3 parts 1596 reads 2 comments total

Part 1: day 2

10-23-2017 04:27 AM by Holbs | 0 comments »

(Had a day 1 blog entry but for some reason not in my “new blog entry” list…so have to make a new one here). tore apart the gun down to what I could disassemble. Took my wire wheel dremel to work! Happy with the results. However, there is “stuff” on the inside the air chambers that I have to figure out how to clean out. Afraid to simply dip into thinner or any liquid as unsure what else is inside the gun (rubber, plastic, etc). Did take some pipe cleaners to...

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Part 2: Gun all cleaned up. Some serious abuse I had to get rid of

10-30-2017 05:03 AM by Holbs | 0 comments »

I honestly do not think this Maxum II gun has ever been cleaned. From wire wheels to metal & nylon brushes were needed. I have 98% of this green ultra hard gunk off. Also, decided to buy a new pot as I found 3 more pin holes in my old pot. Only costed $18 or so.Bought 3 “check valves” but will have to replace the plastic tubes, no biggy. The air hole from the pot was clogged with more of the ultra hard gunk. Broke a couple toothpicks cleaning that hole out. Before: ...

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Part 3: gun assembled and ready to go. this blog entry is now complete.

11-06-2017 01:37 AM by Holbs | 2 comments »

after purchasing new check valves, I re-assembled the gun and ran warm water though it while powered by the 4 turbines. Works like a charm! Am very glad I cleaned this Maxumm II (I know it’s a Maxumm II gun now with the hook broken off). Much more “umph” with the 4 turbines as compared to my single turbine $100 Summit HVLP system with plastic parts. Now, I understand how spraying finishes works with a gun such as how much material you can adjust via adjustment knob, how ...

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