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What's The Diference -- Suction & Pressure Feed Gun

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 01, 2010 6:36 pm
I bought a NOS Snap On pressure feed spraygun.

Can I attach a suction feed cup on it and use it like a normal conventional spray gun?

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 01, 2010 8:43 pm
it should work, i've done it the other way around. give it a try and see how it sprays. i used one alot when i painted at work we had quite large fluid tips on some guns to spray heavy epoxys. come to think about it i have a pressure pot here that has a devilbiss mbc on it. i used it to paint some trucks (dump and log) it worked like normal.

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 01, 2010 9:36 pm
OK, thanks.

It does have a .70 tip on it -- can I spray topcoats with it?

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 02, 2010 4:28 am
It will work but, You will have to change your fluid tip, fluid needle and the air cap for it to work right.
The .70 fluid tip is way to small. You need a 1.4-1.5
You would be better off with another gun. Its gonna cost to much to change it over.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 02, 2010 6:52 am
the pressure feed guns have smaller fluid tips so as odg said it needs to be changed.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 02, 2010 8:17 am
how about a picture of this gun? i don't think snapon made any guns they just put their name on some one elses like devilbiss or binks. if it is i may have parts :)

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 02, 2010 10:10 am
Here's a photo of the gun: It's a Snap On BF-590

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 02, 2010 10:11 am
I have a couple Sharpe guns laying around that I could use for parts if necessary.

By the way: The Snap On gun is supposedly HLVP.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 02, 2010 12:50 pm
looks like a binks, but newer than anything i have :lol: i;m not to up on these hvlps or lvhps, soblps :? i have a few (saitas) but i just put paint in them if they spray good i'm happy if they don't i grab the mbc or jga they allways work good :) but just put some paint in it and spray an old fender to see how it works :)

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 02, 2010 1:52 pm
Sharpe has made Snap-On guns for years. Ive got a Sharpe like this out in the shop that might be 30 years old. Its a great gun!
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