Spraying Solid Color Deck Stain with a Pressure Pot Setup
I'm looking for suggestions as to a pressure pot, gun and hoses. I have a possible job that would involve spraying around 60 gallons of solid color deck stain, latex.
If you’re set on the gun/pot setup I've had great, problem free experiences with Binks/Devilbiss (I own three of them). Quality materials and workmanship make them the standard other brands are compared to. Just one more thing - I assume you'll be doing this in the shop as it will take a lot of air to pump and atomize 60 gallons of latex through a pot/gun.
From contributor D:
Are you sure you want to use a solid color latex deck stain? As a painter, solid color is something I never want to see on decks. Adding latex to description is even worse. I would strongly recommend reconsidering.
From contributor J:
Graco Airless is the way to go but you will need lots of masking film/paper to cover what is not to be painted, and you should use a tip extension for control and maneuverability. Practice first! A pressure pot with hoses is cumbersome and you would need a huge compressor to shoot latex with any conventional gun.
I should have given more details. We would be spraying in the shop and it is 800 items we’re bidding. About all I can say is they are made of construction pine and 1/2" CDX plywood. The engineer spec’d solid color deck stain. They will be inside however. Right now I'm looking at renting a large airless.
From contributor N:
You really don't need a large pump. Around a 1/2 gallon a minute will work fine (standard rental size, Graco 390 or Titan 440). To keep the over-spray down to a minimum use a smaller tip. A NEW 513 or a 515 will work with the pressure set just at the point of good atomization and not all the way up.
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