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New Graco Airless Gun Graco Contractor PC – First Impressions

By |2019-01-10T13:12:34+00:00January 9th, 2019|Airless Paint Guns, Graco|

Graco had announced the introduction of the next development of its standard-bearing spray gun, the Graco Contractor. The new gun is called Graco Contractor PC and some pictures have already been released. Graco is presenting this new gun as the lightest spray gun in its category. An interesting development is the extendable trigger, a user-friendly [...]

Video: Graco G40 spray gun wtih RAC X FF LP reversible tip tested

By |2019-01-31T10:32:11+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Airless Paint Guns, Graco, Video|

The Graco G40 is one of the most known air-assisted spray guns on the market. As a rule, this type of guns are used with "flat" spray tips. However, over the last couple of years there has been an increase in the usage of aircombi / air-assisted spray gun operating with the sort of reversible [...]

Graco O-ring Inlet Valve Housing Defective – Paint Leaks – Airless Q&A #2

By |2018-12-11T15:45:30+00:00December 11th, 2018|Accessories|

In the second part of our new future interactive video series "Questions and Answers, Q&A" we show you how you can change the Graco O-ring of the inlet valve housing in Graco Airless piston pumps. We received a question regarding this from a customer: his Graco Airless sprayer was leaking paint from above the intake [...]

How to Change the Graco GX21 Fuse – Airless Q&A #1

By |2018-12-11T15:48:18+00:00December 10th, 2018|Accessories, Airless Paint Sprayers|

Graco GX21 Fuse. Most electric devices have a fuse in it and the Graco GX21, like most electric Airless paint spraying pumps, is no exception. There might therefore be occasions when you will have to change the fuse, because these components can break over time and when the fuse is blown or damaged, the Airless [...]

Video: Hyde telescopic airless paint spray extension up to 3.8 m

By |2018-12-06T12:40:05+00:00December 6th, 2018|Accessories, Video|

At the National Painting and Decorating Show in Coventry, England, where we were last week, we discovered a new airless paint spray extension that you can extend to a length of up to 3.80 m. The Idaho Painter, who was there with us, gave a little demonstration of this extension in the SprayZone mounted by [...]

Two-headed Extension for Airless Paint Sprayers

By |2018-11-28T13:55:47+00:00November 28th, 2018|Accessories|

At the National Painting and Decorating Show in Coventry, England, one of the largest painting fairs worldwide, we have discovered a two-headed extension for airless paint sprayers. We were behind the stand of PaintTech when Chris Berry (also known as the Idaho Painter) showed the two-headed lance. What are the advantages of a two-headed extension? [...]

Reduce Downtime of Airless Equipment – Preparing and Planning Properly

By |2018-11-27T13:08:17+00:00November 27th, 2018|Accessories, Spare parts|

Using airless spraying equipment allows a painter to achieve efficiently large surface coverage, improved performance and a very high surface quality, while saving you time and thus improved results and better profits, provided you know how to reduce downtime. If you can do more work in the same time, the bottom line naturally and effortlessly [...]

Amazon Painting: Will Amazon take over the painting trade?

By |2018-11-02T17:47:16+00:00November 2nd, 2018|General|

Will there soon be something of the sort of Amazon Painting Services? Will painters soon have to deal with one big giant monololistic competitor, the Amazon Painting Company? We have recently come across an article by the German Professor Henning Vöpel on the chances and risks of digitalization for different trades (you can read the [...]

How do I upgrade my airless pump to an aircoat pump?

By |2018-10-29T12:59:38+00:00October 29th, 2018|Airless Paint Sprayers, Wagner|

Thinking of upgrading from an airless pump to an aircoat pump (also known as airmix, aircombi or air-assisted pumps)? The two different paint spraying techniques are generally used for very different sorts of painting jobs, but if a painter is flexible and working on different things, it can be worth considering to make a paint [...]

Can you spray plaster with an airless diaphragm pump?

By |2018-10-17T12:36:42+00:00October 17th, 2018|Airless Paint Sprayers, FARBMAX|

Can you spray plaster with a diaphragm pump? Well, in theory there are some relatively inexpensive diaphragm pumps with enough performance on the market (eg FARBMAX Airless M10) that are significantly cheaper than piston pumps, like the Graco Mark VII, with comparative values in terms of liters per minute. A letter from a reader With [...]