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Old 05-06-2019, 02:31 PM
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Join Date: Oct 11, 2001
Location: Arlington, Texas
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I used an HVLP five stage turbine system in my garage booth. It creates considerably less overspray and mist than a conventional system. Gun pressure is about 10psi. But the smell (attached garage) still seeped into the house. Works great on epoxy and primer. It does a very nice job on finish coats, but it's very technique sensitive....likes the finish paint thinned more than for a conventional sprayer. No issues with moisture and fisheyes as the turbine throws out warm dry air. That same phenomena causes epoxy and two part urethanes to dry in the gun very quickly, so you have to mix new batches and sometimes clean the gun between each cupful of paint.

My booth worked well for everything except the cab. The low ceiling in the garage made spraying the roof very difficult. .
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