LumberJocks

Question

  • Advertise with us

« back to Power Tools, Hardware and Accessories forum

Forum topic by Joe Weaver posted 04-11-2010 02:02 AM 1036 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View Joe Weaver's profile

Joe Weaver

509 posts in 3147 days


04-11-2010 02:02 AM

Topic tags/keywords: question

I want to buy a sprayer. I will be using it for spraying ploy, salad bpwl finisher. What and wher could I get a good gun. Thank you for your feed back

-- Joe, Ga


5 replies so far

View DKV's profile

DKV

3940 posts in 1964 days


#1 posted 08-30-2015 04:23 AM

How did that ploy spraying work out? Never heard of ploy…is that something like poly?

-- This is a Troll Free zone.

View BurlyBob's profile

BurlyBob

3652 posts in 1726 days


#2 posted 08-30-2015 04:34 AM

Check out the reviews section here. Sprayer prices run the scale from one end to the other. Also do some research on what type would work best for you: gravity feed, airless, those with the container on the bottom or those that just pump the liquid like those Wagner’s. Oh yeah, don’t worry about those occasional typos.

View AlaskaGuy's profile

AlaskaGuy

2406 posts in 1769 days


#3 posted 08-30-2015 05:51 PM

DAMHIKT but you don’t want to spray polyurethane or other slow drying oil based products unless you what everything in you shop to be sticky.

-- Alaskan's for Global warming!

View pintodeluxe's profile

pintodeluxe

4853 posts in 2274 days


#4 posted 08-30-2015 07:36 PM

I have sprayed poly in the shop with a gravity feed HVLP gun that runs off a compressor. I didn’t notice any residue on shop equipment. However, I much prefer spraying lacquer because it dries quicker and you can apply two coats inside of a day.

As far as a gun, I would recommend a Porter Cable PSH1 gravity feed gun. Woodriver makes a comparable gun form less, but it doesn’t include the regulator. I have both guns, among others, and those two work quite well.

Neither poly nor lacquer are food safe finishes.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

View Bill White's profile

Bill White

4449 posts in 3421 days


#5 posted 08-30-2015 08:36 PM

You did not post what compressor you have. Does it have capacity enough to run a spray gun?
Bill

-- bill@magraphics.us

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com