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Forum topic by kenthemadcarpenter posted 11-07-2015 03:38 PM 731 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-07-2015 03:38 PM

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I have a problem hoping i can get some feedback. Every project I have ever done has always been small projects, so when it came time to apply the finish I would either brush it on or hand rub the stains into the project,
But now I have a new project that i am going to undertake, there is no way I am going to brush on the stain, or the shellac, can any one tell me a good electric air compressor for a newbie to spray finishing, the project is going to a custom built wardrobe hutch, the dimensions will be 7’x6’x28”


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#1 posted 11-07-2015 04:03 PM

HVLP systems seem to be the best, although I have no experience.

If you need a compressor anyway, this is a good reason to buy one.
Make sure you’ve got the proper filters in line to remove wter.

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#2 posted 11-07-2015 04:09 PM

What is your budget?

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#3 posted 11-07-2015 07:48 PM

Earlex 5500 or 6000 HVLP seem to be good, lower cost systems.

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#4 posted 11-08-2015 03:03 AM

My budget is between 2-300

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#5 posted 11-08-2015 03:11 AM

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#6 posted 11-08-2015 04:02 AM

x2 on the Earlex system.

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