1. #1
    Hi,

    from quite some time i wanted to share my findings and save fellow DIYers some cash , speaking of Spray Paint Guns.

    I have had various Devilbiss, Sagola, 3M and some chinese. from 500 to 10e .

    So i will tell you straight:

    You need only 2 cheap guns to cover your basic needs in a small workshop or if you are building CNC and here they are:




    1. F75 spray gun 1.5mm nozzle
    . Ridiculous 10 euro gun . Ebay number 142241555112

    This is my new gun from before a month as i hacked up my 400$$ 3M gun and did not want to spend 60euro on a nozzle. This is the best bang for a buck ever

    This spray gun sprays epoxy , polyurethane, water based acrylic, wood lacquer, wood tint. Thick or thin. Its up for a job like spraying a whole machine or even a car or a van. Though its not a big gun with a large deposit. I dont know what the chinese did and who copied, but this thing is a beast.

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    2. 0.5mm K3 spray gun
    , again 10 euros. Ebay number 311236578956

    This is the retouch gun. i have used it a couple of years. this is the paint gun for small objects, details, letters, signage, etc. Where you do not want to spend too much paint

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    As you may note you can use these guns from ANY position spraying up or down vertically. These babies put to shame any other chinese copy for the money and quality, not to speak of that many producers should be ashamed that 10euro gun sprays better than their brand ones.


    As i am a very practical person, my advice is to buy 2 of each if you are in some fabrication.


    And if you are in a serious fabrication or automotive business the choice will be the 3M 16580 Accuspray Spray Gun System with Standard PPS . I have the previous ACCUSPRAY gun and it was the best gun ever. but i refuse to pay 40$ for a nozzle. Sp this new Accuspray gun has plastic nozzles that you use a couple of times and when they clog, just throw them. isnt that great. Nozzles are cheap.

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    So as a conclusion if you are to have only One Do All Spray gun, then the F75 1.5mm nozzle is the gun for you
    . And drink a beer with the money saved.

    Hope thats helpfull
    Last edited by Boyan Silyavski; 18-08-2017 at 09:06 PM.
    project 1 , 2, Dust Shoe ...

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  3. #2
    Thanks Boyan for the tips. I am new to spray painting and I was thinking to start with some cheap spray guns. I already ordered both of them :)

    I have to prepare a lot of mdf with two part polyurethane sealer and primer (not paint). Do you think the F75 spray gun will do the job?

  4. #3
    Very good info, I wish I have found an article like that years ago and before many paint guns and airbrushes ,lol!

  5. Quote Originally Posted by Boyan Silyavski View Post
    And drink a beer with the money saved.
    Best advice I've seen on here so far ;)

    nice post.

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