Small Airless Spray Unit

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  1. PaulTerry

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    Hi All,

    I'm new to posting on the forum but I've been reading for a while now. It surprises me how few forums there are on the internet for DIY users!

    a quick question, has anyone ever used one of these airless spray units before? http://www.nationaltoolhireshops.co.uk/Small-Airless-Spray-Unit-230039-for-Hire/

    I'm turning my large double garage in to a home gym and I want to give the inside a quick bit of paint just to brighten it up. Probably walls, ceiling and floor! I don't have a lot of time on my hands and I really just want to do the job quickly.

    Thanks, hopefully someone has used one of these before

    Paul
     
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    OK, it looks like none of you guys have used an airless sprayer then! :confused: lol

    I think I am going to hire one for the weekend and give it a go. I'll be sure to come back on here and let you all know how i got on with it. :D[/url]
     
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    You could roll out the garage with two coats in a morning..
    Compare that with the hassle of thinning & spraying twice that many coats (& the extra drying time required) and collection & return of the unit ....+ the £92 :rolleyes:
     
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    Thanks for the reply...

    I think I need to ask the hire company some more questions on this airless paint sprayer. If they come back with anything interesting and I will report back on here for everyone else to see!

    I'm lucky enough to say that I have a good secure job so money isn't the issue with me... only time (which I'm always short of). I guess whatever method is quicker will work for me! :D
     
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    check out this YouTube video. I think this is the same airless paint sprayer as I've been looking at today: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lU1GCrAo8IY&feature=player_embedded

    As I'm not too bothered about the overall finish, I just want to make the garage/gym a little brighter as there is only a small window so I think white walls might reflect more and brighten it up, right?
     
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    thats pretty impressive! ;)
     
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    Morning All,

    Well, I bit the bullet and hired an airless sprayer for the weekend.

    I picked it up from the tool hire shop on Friday night and got cracking on the double garage / gym at 9am this morning - walls, floor and ceiling. It's now 10:30am and I'm done - including the I washing up!

    As I have the airless spray unit for the rest of the weekend I'm now looking for other things to paint :p I think if the weather perks up at all I might give the garden wall a quick blast of white paint as it's looking a little grubby at the minute.

    I have to say, if you're looking to do a similar job (i.e. quick and easy and don't need a perfect finish) then this is the machine for you! I'm sure it could be used for more professional jobs too with a little more care and time. All I know is that this machine saved me many hours and I must admit... it was fun to use too! :LOL:

    If anyone wants anything painting super fast in the next 24 hours let me know! haha :D
     
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    you just like playing with toys :LOL: no really there good little units ive used them a few times
     
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