Paint Sprayer Reviews and articles from in the field use by Scott Burt and the Topcoat Review Team.
Check out our full review of the Kremlin Xcite Airmix spraygun as it appeared in the December 2011 issue of American Painting Contractor magazine. This is a gun that we spent all of 2011 with, and will continue to work with in 2012. We are also testing and will be writing about and sharing footage […]
**Updated 2/13 to include Graco 395 pump/compressor use recommendations** Graco 395 Finish Pro and G40 aaa Gun Update: The G40 gun on our Graco 395 Finish Pro keeps soldiering on, entering it’s fourth year of service with just one repack, after consistent use in both production and fine finish tasks in the shop and in […]
We have been reviewing air assisted pumps and guns pretty extensively in 2011 and look forward to integrating this rig into the test fleet for shop as well as field tasks
The August/September issue of American Painting Contractor magazine is now out. Check out our review of the Turbinaire 1235gtx hvlp system on pages 10-11. I hope everyone is having a great Fall season!
Earlex SprayStation 5500 HVLP System Well, if there is one thing we love, it is the connectedness of things. We have been testing the Benjamin Moore Arborcoat stain system on a recent exterior project. Arborcoat is a two step finish – stain and clear coats. This is a two step application, so we decided to do […]
Click here for a more recent update from the field on the 395 Ultra As we continue to explore dedicated tools for specific repetitive aspects of the painting process, one of the easiest components that requires spreading the largest quantity of materials is walls and ceilings – drywall or otherwise – which necessitates finding a […]
On Further Review: ProShot, a year later… Here’s a Graco ProShot review that was featured in the fall 2011 issue of Tools of the Trade magazine in the “Tools up Close” category. This article includes information on: typical applications for the tool; cost of ownership analysis; accessories; bottom line recommendation; and tool specifications, including pricing. This […]
Read our Kremlin system review! This is a system we spent a l0t of time getting to know, and the Kremlin has stuck around in our cabinet finishing shop since we reviewed it. In the spirit of raising the bar, and wanting dedicated equipment for different product types (solvents, waterbornes, etc.), we’ve been exploring this exciting […]