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Old 11-22-2019, 06:20 PM   #1
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One just rolled into my shop. These are like the magnum equivalent of lacquer pumps. Don't bother with them, too many cheap parts in the wrong places. Could end up damaging them just by unscrewing parts!
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Old 11-22-2019, 09:47 PM   #2
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Do you carry Wagner?
https://www.wagnersystemsinc.com/pro...wildcat-18-40/

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Old 11-23-2019, 12:03 AM   #3
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Nope. Honestly graco makes good quality pumps just not their entry level stuff.


You shouldn't be able to strip threads by hand tightening a damn screw!
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One just rolled into my shop. These are like the magnum equivalent of lacquer pumps. Don't bother with them, too many cheap parts in the wrong places. Could end up damaging them just by unscrewing parts!
I only know of 1 guy who swears by those pumps, (probably a Purdy lover too).
After comparing several pumps, I've decided on the CA Technologies H20 Pump. Very robust little system, easily serviceable, reliable, & replacement parts are a fraction of the cost compared to Kremlin & Graco. I'll get the Bobcat gun it comes with, but I've actually got my eye on the Wagner GM 4700, (and I can't believe I've got my eye on Wagner anything, lol).
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I'm assuming these are wall mounted AAA's? of sorts?
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I'm assuming these are wall mounted AAA's? of sorts?

They come on carts/stands as well as wall mounted. Some come configured for airless instead of AAA. Air motor powered so they can be part of an explosion proof system. BUT like with any too made for use in a professional/industrial environment don't buy the cheapest model!

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I only know of 1 guy who swears by those pumps, (probably a Purdy lover too).
After comparing several pumps, I've decided on the CA Technologies H20 Pump. Very robust little system, easily serviceable, reliable, & replacement parts are a fraction of the cost compared to Kremlin & Graco. I'll get the Bobcat gun it comes with, but I've actually got my eye on the Wagner GM 4700, (and I can't believe I've got my eye on Wagner anything, lol).
The Wagner GM4700 gun has some amazing features.
-dual swivel for fluid and air
-large inline filter that can be changed with no tools
-reversible flat tips
-soft spray pattern
-one of the highest transfer efficiency on the market

Not very popular in North America, but top shelf in Europe.
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The Wagner GM4700 gun has some amazing features.
-dual swivel for fluid and air
-large inline filter that can be changed with no tools
-reversible flat tips
-soft spray pattern
-one of the highest transfer efficiency on the market

Not very popular in North America, but top shelf in Europe.
Yeah, the reversible flat tip is a game changer imo. The tip cost compared to the Kremlin & CAT is considerably cheaper. Most people think of the cheap DIY Wagner hand held sprayers that are sold in North America. They also have a high-end division in Europe. here is a good video.


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For anyone using AAA for on-site finishes what is your portable compressor of choice? From what I gather these set ups don't need a lot of air.
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For anyone using AAA for on-site finishes what is your portable compressor of choice? From what I gather these set ups don't need a lot of air.

I was running one off a little pancake, it had some trouble keeping up but worked just fine.
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For anyone using AAA for on-site finishes what is your portable compressor of choice? From what I gather these set ups don't need a lot of air.
Makita -MAC5200

It has the highest CFM for a portable compressor on the market.
6.5 CFM @ 90PSI

https://www.makitatools.com/products/details/MAC5200
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