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Posted 24 November 2007 - 06:48 AM

So I am looking to spray paint a few metal parts, for my atv [not car i know but its close]. Now I am having some trouble deciding which way I should go with? I was just gonna pick up two cans of spray paint and spray away, but I thought, this is my quad I want it to look good, not shitty. So there are basically two other options I am thinking of. Ether a electric spray gun, a spray gun with compressor, or a power coating sprayer? Which one would come out the best?

If you guys, compressor and spray gun, any tips on some good brands and min, requirements? Ebay links?

Here are links to the others I am thinking, one is an electric sprayer, that I see used on houses, can this be applied to metal parts, with the right paint?


ELECTRIC SPRAYER KIT - http://cgi.ebay.com/...1QQcmdZViewItem




Which one would give me the best overall finish? Keep in mind the only down side to power coating is , I need to bake all the parts in the oven, so space is limited.

Please help.
Spray Paint-
Air Brush N Compressor
Powder Coating Sprayer
Electric Sprayer Kit
Home Electric Spray GUN

Thanks for the future help.

Keep in mind, I wanna go cheap, and keep everything on ebay.

Edited by FILTHY J NASTY, 24 November 2007 - 06:48 AM.

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Posted 25 November 2007 - 07:20 AM

Get a good quality spray paint and prep the parts well and it will work fine.
Unless you're doing large, flat surfaces, that's the way to go.

Unless you want to do alot more than just your ATV, the investment is higher than what you'll get out of it.

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Posted 26 November 2007 - 02:03 PM

like stated unless your going to be doing alot the investment isnt worth it.

if its a few small parts and your are confident with painting then use cans. easy to get a good finish.

either that or take them to a bodyshop to get them painted, would be cheaper than buying all the stuff.

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