Paint & Body Work - Cheap Harbor Freight spray gun?
04-02-2012, 02:17 PM
Anybody use the cheap spray gun from Harbor Freight? I think it's somewhere around $15 or so...
My front end is in great need of a paint job and was curious about this setup
04-02-2012, 03:23 PM
I will probaby work for you if you are you planning to color sand and buff.
04-02-2012, 05:03 PM
A guy I work with used it on a hood and a few bumpers
04-02-2012, 09:38 PM
I've used them a couple times and it has worked fine. This was the gravity fed purple anodized.
04-03-2012, 09:13 AM
I started with this gun. I moved up a little better gun and now use the Harbor Freight one to shoot primers with the 1.8 tip.
04-03-2012, 01:36 PM
I have used them a lot. I painted 2 trucks, 1 camaro, and my bike with them. All turned out nice. I am too lazy to clean them, so I use them once and throw them away and buy more. Use the HF coupon and get them for $10.
04-03-2012, 02:13 PM
It will work, I used to use a CH gun from walmart and that thing worked awesome for the money just had to make sure I kept moving because of the larger tip.
I would try to find a gun with a 1.2 tip, as a beginner you'll be able to move slower and have less chance of runs.
04-03-2012, 04:09 PM
Are the tips interchangeable on any of the Harbor Freight guns???
I bought one with a 1.4 tip to shoot my hi-fill primer. I might go buy another one for paint.
04-03-2012, 06:39 PM
The one I had used a 1.4 tip for topcoats and 1.8 tip for primers.
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