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Hot Rods Paint Gun questions

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Don Lyon, Aug 8, 2014.

  1. Don Lyon
    Joined: Jan 18, 2007
    Posts: 275

    Don Lyon

    Just got a new HVLP gun, whats the best stuff to clean it and what should I use to lube the packing?
  2. john worden
    Joined: Nov 14, 2007
    Posts: 1,658

    john worden
    from iowa

    Follow instructions that came with the gun. What make and model is it?
  3. Good clean lacquer thinner and a good quality gun lube
  4. aaggie
    Joined: Nov 21, 2009
    Posts: 2,531


    I use an Iwata West LPX 400 and clean it with lacquer thinner and a soft tooth bush. It came with a small bottle of thin lube and it only takes a drop. It is a special oil without any silicone that might contaminate a paint job.

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