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Can you put primer in a spray gun?

Like paints, primers can be too thick to spray, and you might have to thin them slightly to get good results. Some primers are formulated for spray application and don't need to be thinned at all; others lose their effectiveness when thinned.

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Simply so, can you use primer in a spray gun?

Kilz Primer can be used on several types of surfaces: wood; plaster; brick; drywall; paneling; masonry and painted metal. Kilz Primer is a heavy-duty primer that can be brushed, rolled or sprayed on a surface, however, due to its viscosity the product must be thinned down for use in a paint sprayer.

what size tip should I use to spray primer? Heavy-bodied primers and primer surfacers work best when you use a nozzle size of 1.7 to 2.2. Basecoats should be sprayed with a 1.4 to 1.6 nozzle. Clearcoats should be sprayed with a 1.3 to 1.7 nozzle. Sealers and single-stage urethanes should be sprayed with 1.4 to 1.6 nozzles.

Also Know, what is the best spray gun for primer?

Our Top 5 Picks of The Best Primer Spray Guns

  1. DeVilbiss FLG-678 – Top Pick. It is no secret that the best handheld airless paint sprayer on our list is the Graco 17D889.
  2. DeVilbiss 802343 – The Runner-up.
  3. Neiko 31216A – Best for the Money.
  4. Astro 4008.
  5. TCP G6600-25.

How do you thin a primer for a spray gun?

Read the label on the can of primer and look for thinning instructions. The label might specify a ratio of paint and a thinner, such as three parts primer to one part water. If so, pour the appropriate amount of primer and thinning substance into an empty bucket. Stir the mixture to blend it evenly.

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