An Old Fuji HVLP or a new Earlex HVLP

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Forum topic by Chipy posted 01-04-2012 08:26 PM 2012 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-04-2012 08:26 PM

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I was planning to buy a new EARLEX 5500 spray station($319) but stumbled on a used FUJI Q3 $375.I know that the FUJI is about $600 new and the photo looked like the unit was in good condition What would buy and why?Thanks chipy

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#1 posted 01-04-2012 08:33 PM

Sometimes it’s hard to pass up a good deal.

-- Sam Hamory - The project is never finished until its "Finished"!

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#2 posted 01-04-2012 08:36 PM

I tend to buy new tools for the warranty unless the deal is too good to pass up on.
In this case I’d probably have a look at the fuji, and if during a spray test it works fine, go for that one.

I’d still be leaning towards the 5500 though.

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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#3 posted 01-05-2012 08:36 PM

I bought the Earlex 5500 today, just didn’t trust the craigslist list seller, plus I will get a warranty.Tool review to fallow.

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