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I am trying to find out what Fine finish tips I need for what kind of materials. Plus AT WHAT PRESSURE SETTING DO I SPRAY EACH TIP?

graco for example shows you a size chart at 2000psi with water but doesn't tell you what sizes go for what materials and with what pressure settings on the airless pump? I know the pressure with paint would be less.

does anybody know? where I can get this info?
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I am trying to find out what Fine finish tips I need for what kind of materials. Plus AT WHAT PRESSURE SETTING DO I SPRAY EACH TIP?

graco for example shows you a size chart at 2000psi with water but doesn't tell you what sizes go for what materials and with what pressure settings on the airless pump? I know the pressure with paint would be less.

does anybody know? where I can get this info?
thank you
Go to SW...they got some college guy standing around making coffee.. He would love to make calls to other people ..who could get your answers to your questions...then everyone will be happy...and hug each other this Easter weekend.

May the Lord Bless you, at least a 1000 times this year.

Please do not conect the pressure washer to a five of paint...it won't work...glad to help anyway I can....love Woody
 

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I had a question about fine finish tips, but i see that it would be fruitless
 

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What is your question capt? Specifics help to get a proper response and so does being available to answer questions we may have for you in return. lol
Your always cool Work !!!

I bought a 310 FF graco, and of course it won't fit my spray-tech gun. So My question is not really about the tip, cause I haven't got to try it yet,. The question I have is,,,

Can I get a whatever its called,(screws on to my gun, ya know, that the tip fits in and has the funny looking red fan )that will fit my spray-tech, or will i have to buy a graco gun???
 

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Your always cool Work !!!

I bought a 310 FF graco, and of course it won't fit my spray-tech gun. So My question is not really about the tip, cause I haven't got to try it yet,. The question I have is,,,

Can I get a whatever its called,(screws on to my gun, ya know, that the tip fits in and has the funny looking red fan )that will fit my spray-tech, or will i have to buy a graco gun???
A graco spray guard may fit your gun. Buy one any try it, they're only about $15.

Add it to your overhead costs and charge an additional $0.25/sq. ft.
 

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It is called the tip housing and I believe that the newer titan housings will take a graco FF tip. I love that size of tip and if I were you i would buy a graco racX tip housing and start spraying with that bad boy. I also use titan's FF tips too both are good.
Never been a fan of the spraytech tips. Cool that they could be recored though.

What are you spraying? Trim?


Edit: Your spraytech unless it is really really old should also have a G head the same as the Graco's do. Do as Alec said and bill one into the job and get busy.
 

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A graco spray guard may fit your gun. Buy one any try it, they're only about $15.

Add it to your overhead costs and charge an additional $0.25/sq. ft.
Thanks for the response, I figured I'd take the gun and the tip back in together, just to see. I am really interested in the FF tips. If I have to buy a graco gun to try one I will. I think they are something that i would like. But then again, I am a toolwhore.
 

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Thanks for the response, I figured I'd take the gun and the tip back in together, just to see. I am really interested in the FF tips. If I have to buy a graco gun to try one I will. I think they are something that i would like. But then again, I am a toolwhore.
This is a much better idea. The Graco contractor 2 guns are far superior to the spraytech guns. Add an additional $1.00 per sq. ft. (that should get you at least half way to what the rest of us charge).

Just messin with ya capt. :jester:
 

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The other kind of threading for a spraygun is an F thread and they were on older wagners and possibly spraytechs and a few others brands but that head size has pretty much started to fade away like a beta vcr did and the G thread is the winner used by pretty much all newer guns.
 

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It is called the tip housing and I believe that the newer titan housings will take a graco FF tip. I love that size of tip and if I were you i would buy a graco racX tip housing and start spraying with that bad boy. I also use titan's FF tips too both are good.
Never been a fan of the spraytech tips. Cool that they could be recored though.

What are you spraying? Trim?


Edit: Your spraytech unless it is really really old should also have a G head the same as the Graco's do. Do as Alec said and bill one into the job and get busy.
Yeah, I want to use it for trim. I like to spray my trim after spraying primer and sanding. I figure the FF tip will give me more control on the trim and less over=spray on the wall. Ya know, as a lowballer, I need all the help I can get,, LOL

My spray-teck gun is a few years, but it was before the buy out and all that stuff, so apparantly my gun won't hold it (well I know it won't, tried pushing it in there for a bit,lol)
 

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Yeah, I want to use it for trim. I like to spray my trim after spraying primer and sanding. I figure the FF tip will give me more control on the trim and less over=spray on the wall. Ya know, as a lowballer, I need all the help I can get,, LOL

My spray-teck gun is a few years, but it was before the buy out and all that stuff, so apparantly my gun won't hold it (well I know it won't, tried pushing it in there for a bit,lol)
That is what I use on trim as well. Trim primer eats away at the tips faster than the finish but I have the job pay for spray tips so I don't sweat it.

Well I was sure that the housing would not hold the tip but I am pretty sure your gun will take the G-thread housing so tote your gun on in when you buy one and make sure it fits before you leave.

I use the new style Graco contractor gun and I like them a lot better than the Contractor2's they were pushing a few years ago.
 

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This is a much better idea. The Graco contractor 2 guns are far superior to the spraytech guns. Add an additional $1.00 per sq. ft. (that should get you at least half way to what the rest of us charge).

Just messin with ya capt. :jester:
Been realy thinking about upgradeing to a graco gun, I'm about over their SCREWING me over on my MarkIV. I know that I am at the place of up-gradeing,,, don't know about adding an extra dollar tho, Don't think they could take a joke ifin I pulled up in a Lexis with a ladder rack on it.:eek:
 
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Well, no comment from the OP. Just as well, probably wanted an on-line tutorial on how to spray next. Humph.....
 

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Your always cool Work !!!

I bought a 310 FF graco, and of course it won't fit my spray-tech gun. So My question is not really about the tip, cause I haven't got to try it yet,. The question I have is,,,

Can I get a whatever its called,(screws on to my gun, ya know, that the tip fits in and has the funny looking red fan )that will fit my spray-tech, or will i have to buy a graco gun???
Is that a rac 5 or 10, I have a newer spraytech gun and it still uses rac 5, last three SW stores I was in didn't have any. I hate graco for changing this crap around its a money grab as there is no design improvement that I can see. These tips should be universal, imagine if electrical sockets changed this much.
 
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