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Re: [APD] Goldfish, etc

I've learned that the proper and effective use of a spray
rig requires practiced art and skill. Congrats on learning
so quickly. I hope to master it someday. It's cleaning the
gun after use that deters me from practice ;-)


--- Jerry Baker <jerry at bakerweb_biz> wrote:

> HVLP. I just got a cheapo touch-up gun from Harbor
> Freight for $19. It 
> wasn't advertised as an HVLP, but it operates as low as
> 10 psi. I had 
> never used a "real" spray gun so I had to learn the
> technique as I went. 
> Coming up with the technique for the speckles was a
> little more 
> difficult. I ended up thinning the paint way down,
> turning the regulator 
> down to 10 psi, turning the spray gun full blast, and
> repeatedly hitting 
> the trigger (like trying to fire a semi-auto really
> fast). I had to hit 
> the trigger really hard to make the gun splatter. I ended
> up with 
> splatter dots that range from about 0.25mm to 1mm. Looks
> good.

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