Looking for opinions or comments on the Grizzly G0532 dry spray booth

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Forum topic by kennymac posted 06-24-2016 02:27 AM 1087 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-24-2016 02:27 AM

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I’m just starting to get into spray finishing and I picked up the Earlex HV5500 spray station. I’ll be spraying shellac and probably lacquer along with other finishes in my garage so I am looking into building or getting a knockdown spray booth. Recently I found a Grizzly G0532 Dry Spray booth listed on craigslist, and after talking with the owner the unit has never been unpacked from the crate and is brand new. He’s asking $900.

The Grizzly product is discontinued and I can’t find any reviews on the item other than someone complaining about Grizzly’s customer service (I read that a lot). Generally I stay away from Grizzly products but given the good price I am considering getting this tool.

Does anyone have any experience with this unit? The motor is a baldor 2HP drawing 1250 cfm, which seems like that would be enough for a HVLP spraying system. I’m attaching a link to the Grizzly product, if anyone can weigh in I would greatly appreciate it.

Thanks in advance!

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#1 posted 06-24-2016 04:07 AM

I’d jump for something like that. Beats a box fan and an open window any day.

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

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#2 posted 06-26-2016 01:40 AM

I d jump for something like that. Beats a box fan and an open window any day.

- pintodeluxe

Thanks pinto, I’m thinking the same thing.

No one has experience with these units? I’d love to hear just one person with experience before I pull the trigger, but it seems like I’m going to take the plunge somewhat blindly.

I’ll post a review once I get it, if it’s still there Monday it will be mine.

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#3 posted 06-26-2016 07:32 PM

Can’t beat that price for a unit like that if you have the space. If there is a flaw in design or components, you can modify it yourself and still be far ahead of any other product or DIY unit IMO.

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#4 posted 06-27-2016 06:36 PM

Pulled the trigger, paid the asking price of $900. This thing is huge! Says 354 lbs on the data tag. Got a guy with a forklift to load it up on the truck tomorrow, hopefully my brother in laws will help me unload it at at the house.

Once I get this set up and start using it I will post a review. Thanks again for the opinions and feedback.

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#5 posted 07-03-2016 11:00 PM

I posted a review of the dry spray booth today. Here’s a link if anyone is interested. Thanks again for your input.


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