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Old Paint Gun Club. What have you got?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by 64Cyclone, Oct 5, 2011.

  1. 327Eric
    Joined: May 9, 2008
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    327Eric
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    from Diablo Ca.

    I use my dad's old Richard Yale gun. It was old when I was a kid in the 70s. Don't know if it it predates his Vietnam time or not., But likely. I used it to touch up my 59 El Camino this spring, and have had it since 89 16701178353151686775927520387854.jpg
     
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  2. Nice! That's what prompted me to seek out these old guns. When I shoot my 57 (Pontiac) I want to do it old school. With a US made gun of the era.
     
  3. I want to flake my 57 (Pontiac). I'm thinking these old guns won't have a problem with it at all. Any tips on tip size? Most of my MBCs have #30 tips.

    BTW: just read your September 2017 comment on the subject. Nice.
    binks spray gun
     
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  4. sunbeam
    Joined: Oct 22, 2010
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    I had a Devilbiss and bought a harbor freight gun for primer . I haven't used the Devilbiss in years . I use a harbor freight gun if it messes up $15 gets a replacement.
     
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  5. HF sent me a credit card couple years ago so I picked up a few of their guns just to use the card. Two normal guns and a detail. Figured I'd used them to paint old toolboxes that I plan on pinstriping. Can't beat the price.
     
  6. funkfords
    Joined: Sep 18, 2010
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    funkfords
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    from IL

    My favorite is my Binks model #7's. Still using my original gun after 43 years. It's been rebuilt a few times. I have expensive HVLP's, but still prefer the old #7's.
     
  7. HOTRODNORSKIE
    Joined: Nov 29, 2011
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    I'll join the club with this gun must be 60s or 70s vintage. 20221203_120917.jpg
     
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  8. I've got 3 or 4 milk crates full of old # 7's and JGA 502's if any body wants them
     
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  9. I wouldn't mind having a Binks #7 to try out. Lots of folks swear by them.
     
  10. Slopok
    Joined: Jan 30, 2012
    Posts: 2,853

    Slopok
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    I only have used 36SD for everything, primer, lacquer & enamel color, flake & clear.
    There may be better choices?
     
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  11. BJR
    Joined: Mar 11, 2005
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    I bought a new Bings #7 shortly before everyone went to HVLP, I think it was the late 80's. Also have a Devilbiss I got from a neighbor when I was 15 back in 1965. I think it is from the 1950's. Painted a lot of cars with both of them. Now I use an Iwata.
     
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  12. Some of mine. The one on the right was well used when I got it 40 years ago.....

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    I’ve got this old Art Deco gun
     
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  14. BigRRR
    Joined: Sep 5, 2019
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    Here are 2 that my grandfather made in the 1950s - primer and paint. I used the primer gun often to shoot red-oxide lacquer primer on my cars as a teenager - in the driveway of course where only the best work is done ;) My dad used them to paint several of his cars in 1960s/70s .. Still some remnants of the blue he painted the Dodge Dart and the green from his custom 57 Cushman Eagle Chopper IMG_1050.jpg
     
  15. Moedog07
    Joined: Apr 11, 2011
    Posts: 457

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    I'd be interested in the JGA 502s.
     
  16. All I've got is a Binks 62, and clone of a Devilbliss.
     
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  17. poncho catalina
    Joined: Sep 22, 2008
    Posts: 85

    poncho catalina
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    from summit il

    I would be interested in a Binks #7
     
  18. Stock Racer
    Joined: Feb 28, 2010
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    Stock Racer
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    Saw this thread so I dug out my old Sharpe #75. Bought this in the late 70's and I haven't painted a car in 40 years. I have a couple projects that are going to eventually need paint so I might just fire it up again

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