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gringeltaube

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Besides the pressure regulator your installation should include a water separator, right before the air hose connection, like in this kit.

More about water condensation and how to avoid it, here.

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Looks great JC!
If you have an Ace Hardware nearby I use them extensively for deuce nuts and bolts. Lots of hard to find sizes, grade 5 & 8, and stainless.
 

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How do you keep water ( condensation) out of the paint gun? Never had that happen before.
I get this often when using my compressor for long periods, such as spraying or using the needle scaler.

Just buy a couple of these: Disposable Inline Moisture Filter. I switch them out after each prolonged use, as cheap as they are you can't afford not to. And they work! I haven't had any problems with moisture spitting from the paint gun once these are screwed onto the handle of the spray gun.

I also tried the Inline Desiccant Filter, but it quickly filled with moisture and once the moisture saturated the desiccant, it started spraying out of the tool once again. Stick with the inline filter, it works great and is cheaper.
 

silverstate55

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I need to install one of those as well...I've been toying with the idea of installing gas lift cylinders (like as used on hatchbacks et. al.) on the hood to hold itself open like a modern vehicle. But haven't had a chance to do any research yet on anything viable.

Looking good Joe, keep up the good work!
 

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I thinned with Xylene. 1 part to 4 parts.

What I learned today: Painting on the Gillespie is about 10X EASIER than spraying the Rusty Metal Primer. Just not near as thick as the primer is.
 
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