Posted by Ken(Ark) on September 30, 2012 at 07:58:05 from (18.104.22.168):
In Reply to: Spray gun advice posted by HCooke on September 30, 2012 at 07:35:07:
Quoting Removed, click Modern View to see
I would pour a little thinner in it and see if it sprays OK or spits and sputters . Most of the cheap ( under $40) guns I have used did not work very well brand new .
I do use the $50 - $75 guns for painting wrought iron on a daily basis with decent results . Personally I would not buy mineral spirits if it was $1 a gallon . Xylene , Toluene , lacquer Thinner all work well for cleaning and thinning .
You probably need 50 psi + but the higher pressure will atomize the mixture for a smoother coat . 90 psi is my preferred pressure but the thickness of the paint and volume coming out all need to balance out .
Paint from the top down and blow the overspray ahead of the area you are painting . If your overspray blows on top of what you just painted it may become fuzzy .
Prep work is the biggie , clean the rust , prime the bare spots , lightly sand or use a liquid sander to prep the surface . Paint sticks to properly prep'd old paint better than new primer .
I'll bet there are a lot of videos on the web that will help .
Fast Shipping! Most of our stocked parts ship within 24 hours (M-Th). Expedited shipping available, just call! Most prices for parts and manuals are below our competitors. Compare our super low shipping rates! We have the parts you need to repair your tractor. We are a company you can trust and have generous return policies. Shop Online Today or call our friendly sales staff toll free (800) 853-2651. [ About Us ]
TRADEMARK DISCLAIMER: Tradenames and Trademarks referred to within Yesterday's Tractor Co. products and within the Yesterday's Tractor Co. websites are the property of their respective trademark holders. None of these trademark holders are affiliated with Yesterday's Tractor Co., our products, or our website nor are we sponsored by them. John Deere and its logos are the registered trademarks of the John Deere Corporation. Agco, Agco Allis, White, Massey Ferguson and their logos are the registered trademarks of AGCO Corporation. Case, Case-IH, Farmall, International Harvester, New Holland and their logos are registered trademarks of CNH Global N.V.