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Don't forget when you set the pressure at your gun always set with trigger fully pulled and open (it will jump up a little after you let the trigger go; that's okay) If you don't have a gauge on the gun you can add about 5-10psi for line drop and set it up on your pot (depends how far you are from your regulator) If you don't have a gauge on your pot then you can add even more 10-20 psi from the compressor or filter unit. (depends how far you are from your regulator). You may want a filter with a diaphragmed regulator/gauge to help regulate your air more consistently and closer to your spray equipment.

Help Videos on Spray Guns Some great Spray Gun Videos: (1 Bar = approx. 15 psi)

definitions hvlp
BulletWhat is a Conventional Spray Gun? Traditional Spray Guns
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BulletWhat is HVLP? High Material Savings and balanced performance - the most common on the market
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BulletWhat is Reduced Pressure (AKA R-P, Plus, Trans Tech, CG or Hi-Tech) Hi power full professional production guns with superior finish quality are here!
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BulletWhat is LVLP? One of the newest technologies on the market. Super soft fans with hi material savings on a small compressor...
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Bullet What is a Turbine HVLP Gun? I thought HVLP was a Turbine Gun? No, HVLP is just the name given by the government for certain regulations. There are HVLP Turbine & HVLP Compressor Guns as well as HVLP AAA (air assisted airless)
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Bullet What is Air Assisted Airless. (vs. Airless?) Air Assisted Airless are designed for both Fine Finishing and Exterior Finishes. Airless guns really are meant for crude finishing like parking lots and home exteriors.
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Bullet What is a Compressor / What is turbine / What is a pump system like airless or AAA  
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challenge
Bullet THE CHALLENGE - Which technology is best for me? We square off the most common spray gun types on the market - who is the winner?
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Bullet THE CHALLENGE - Over spray Levels Confused by False Claims - What Technology is best for you.
Bullet THE CHALLENGE - HVLP vs Airless vs HVLP Airless vs AAA Air Assisted Airless Contractors - used to airless machines? Check out the new alternatives
Bullet THE CHALLENGE - The Difference Between HVLP vs RP vs HTE vs Transtech vs CG Need a Faster gun? Used to Conventional Equipment Speed?
Bullet THE CHALLENGE - The Difference Between HVLP vs LVLP Hate Overspray?
Bullet THE CHALLENGE - The Difference Between HVLP compressor vs HVLP Turbine Need Portability or Don't own a compressor?
BulletSUCTION FEED vs Gravity - OLD TIMER? What is a suction feed gun vs. gravity feed?
Does names like the Devilbiss JGA 501 and BINKS 7 & 2001 bring music to your ears!
   
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information
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How much CFM do I need? The age old question - How big a compressor do I need?
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WaterBased Paints New Tools of the Trade
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CircleWOODWORKERS Wood Finishing? I want to spray finishes on wood. Click Here
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Bullet THE LOCAL Store has mostly Airless Units Local stores do not have as wide a selection of technologies for you. It would take up their entire store. Wider selection means a better match for you and your task please contact us for advice.
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CircleHome Remodelers and Small Contractors Get more out of your equipment - Fine Finish and Latex home Exteriors
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FILTERS FILTERS FILTERS How and Why do I filter my air?
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WaterBase Filter System - SGW Exclusive Perfect way to save money and do it yourself.
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Newbe Spraying for the First Time Great Flash Tekna Flow Chart - please note spray distance is 5-6" for HVLP / 7-8" for HTE Transtech Overlap is 50% - 75%
Tips on Painting  
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Flow Chart How to use a Gravity Feed Gun Great Flash Tekna Flow Chart
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dotAutomotive Paint Recommendations by Sharpe We tend to like 1.2 for waterbase base, 1.3 HVLP 1.2 R-P for solvent base base, 1.4 HVLP for clear or 1.3 R-P for clear but manufacturers make their own recommendations. We do not agree with all their suggestions, Email us if you have more questions.
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Pressure Pot Setups What does a pressure setup Look Like?
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Viscosity Ratings? What is a Zane#2 or Ford #4 anyway? (Part of our Pressure Pot Wizard Help Section)
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dotPee Test? Taking your presure setup to the bathroom Getting the correct fluid pressure levels is important
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BulletHow to Clean my Spray Gun - Perculating your Gravity Feed Gun - Video Keep it clean! - Great Flow Chart by Tekna Here
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BulletTrouble Shooting your Spray Gun

Here is a Tekna Trouble Shooting Guide

My gun doesn't spray well anymore? Common Problems dealt with - Let's get it working again.
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Spray Gun History Just for fun a little spray gun history - You will notice some of the companies we sell are over 100 year old USA companies.
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dot Body Shops - Rule 6H Rule 40 Outdoor Spraying Who knew the government loved bothering you.
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I want to use the newest alternative to HVLP. Can I use an (Reduced Pressure) or CG gun (Reduced Pressure Guns) in my HVLP restricted area?
Reduced Pressure Guns have been approved under Rule 1151. See map.

Specific Applications
we have many more HERE

RC-Models - How do I paint my RC or Model to look like the real thing?
ZOLATONE? -
Multicolor - Why does my multicolor paint look mixed together? Are there special guns for spraying Multicolored paints
STAINS DeVilbiss VTX - Video Try the Superior CAT SLP 0.8 - How do I spray stain on wood?
GLUE ADHESIVES Spray Guns? - Why do I get so much build up on my cap. Are there special guns for spraying adhesives?

ZINC Spray Guns? - A gun for Zinc?
CARC - Military? - Suggested 1.8 Extra tough for harsh environments.
Looking for a Mini Spray Gun?
- Why would I use a Mini Gun?

 

 




 
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