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Forum topic by Carloz posted 10-17-2016 05:53 PM 272 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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10-17-2016 05:53 PM

Which one would you choose if the price was the same:
Fuji Fuji 2203 or Earlex 6002 ?

Fuji is a bit more powerful and has air valve. Earlex seems to have a nicer gun.
In case of Earlex can I buy the air valve ( which costs some $9) and stick it between the hose and the gun ?

VS


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#1 posted 10-17-2016 06:00 PM

Also which cup mot people prefer gravity feed or suction ?

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#2 posted 10-18-2016 04:39 PM

“Doctor, I have a problem. Everyone is ignoring me”.
“Next please !”

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#3 posted 10-18-2016 04:47 PM

Well ,I have both , and they are good. As to the gravity fed vs bottom cup, You can have more issues with leaking with a gravity fed on a pressurized cup . I personally prefer a gravity, but I also use 3M PPS system

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#4 posted 10-18-2016 06:42 PM

You can attach a hose valve but it would attach at the turbine end, not the gun, on the Earlex. Been spraying 30 years, never have needed to reduce airflow with HVLP myself. The biggest difference between them. The air hose. Earlex is 25’ long, weighs 3 lbs and you can stand on it. I believe the blue hose is about 12 lbs. Otherwise, these are very well matched machines perfect for fine finishing.

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#5 posted 10-18-2016 08:36 PM

Thanks Charles and Earlextech !
Nice information here.
The only reason I want an air valve is that Fuji says it can help with overspray and bounce back which I am panickingly afraid of.

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#6 posted 10-18-2016 08:39 PM

Carloz, thats dependent on if you have TOO much air pressure, and with a 2 stage, I doubt that would be an issue, If you can stand the additional cost, I would advise a 3 stage or a 4, especially if your going to be spraying water base finishes, ...

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