Rated 4.8 out of 5 by 50
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Panaman Variable heat adjustment
Most heat guns I’ve ever used only had a high and low setting, this model has a digital control and display on the back of it where you can set the temperature of the heat gun. This is a very nice feature especially when you need to heat up something that is extremely delicate. It comes with a scraper, and a few heat air flow attachments. The unit and all accessories fit nicely in a hard plastic case which can stack nicely on a shelf with other tools.
December 30, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by JimmyDIY Great Heat Gun for a great price
The Genesis LCD Heat Gun has exceeded my expectation for the price. I decided to get a heat gun because it is so hard to remove old caulking with a razor knife. This heat gun softened the caulk and made it so easy to remove. I also used it to remove some old adhesive on a truck that I am restoring. I had tried using several different chemicals but heat was the solution to my problem. I highly recommend a heat gun to any handyman or home owner. This gun at this price, you can't go wrong.
November 29, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by GaryDoug This is a moose!
Plenty of heat, almost too much. This heat-gun is a moose! It has variable air flow speed and heat (120-1200 *F). The controls are as follow: On-off switch with 2 preset settings, which you can adjust. Up and down buttons for the heat temperature. Up and down buttons for the air flow rate (fan speed). Once you set these in either the 1 or 2 position, they will stay set for the next time. The LCD display is dark, a little hard to read, but then you normally won't be using it each time. I burnt my fingers on the tip after having the gun on for only a few seconds (mea culpa, but a warning label might be appreciated). One thing I wish had been included is a spot focus tip for fine work (shrink tubing in tight locations), but I suppose that could be a hazard with the potential to use too much heat and air flow on it, even though those are adjustable. I may make my own and try to be careful.
Definitely a good product, at least at first.
December 30, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by HGTVFAN Came in Handy
I did not know that I had 2 jobs for this new heat gun until, bam, here it was. The first job was when we were installing our new rainshower head and there was all this hard, dry caulking in the wall opening. We were able to soften it to dig it out. The other job was to get an old village parking sticker off the fender of the car.
For 2 years, we could not peel it off.
October 25, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by daveb714 Good quality versatile heat gun
This is a versatile easy to use heat gun. It comes in a sturdy case that contains the heat gun and all of its' scraping accessories. Each accessory has its' own place in the case. The heat gun itself has easy to use controls with an LCD display on the back to show you the temperature setting and the fan speed. The temperature can be set anywhere between 120 degrees and 1200 degrees. There are five fan speeds. The fan speed and temperature are adjusted by buttons on the back of the device and they are easy to use. The on/off switch has three settings: Off, cool down, and heat. I found that when you turn the temperature up, it rises to the set temperature very quickly.
This heat gun is advertised to be used in a variety of uses including; stripping paint, bending plastic pipe, defrosting pipes, removing vinyl floor tiles, and various other home projects. I have currently only used it to remove some paint and it did a good job with that. I have no doubt it would work equally well on other projects.
January 7, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by TXRemodeler This is a nice heat gun
This heat gun works as advertised. It comes with a variety of tips for a variety of uses. It looks to be well made and should give me years of trouble free service.
April 9, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by DIYQueenSWFL Great tool w/multiple uses
The Earlex Professional LCD Heat Gun worked very well. It removed really old paint spots from my front porch. It's a great product with a lot of different uses. It comes in a really nice case, and has several accessories to help get your job done.
January 26, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Mark Must have for DIY-ers!
This heat gun does it all, allowing full control over heat, air flow, and direction. Unlike other guns, Earlex has provided an LCD screen for easier selection of temperatures, and fan control conveniently located within thumbs reach on the back of the gun barrel.
The included accessories give even more flexibility and control over the task at hand, all fitting into a handy sturdy case. This past weekend I refinished a piece of furniture, dark wood with a polyurethane coating. Using the provided accessories, the polyurethane coating removal was never simpler. Heated the surface, and using the scraper, it came right off. Never have I experienced such ease removing polyurethane. It sure beats sanding!
The design is a little larger than other guns I've used but the features alone make it worth it, while still being lightweight. I experienced no strain or fatigue from using the gun during the project. One of my favorite features is the fact the gun can stand by itself, on the back of the barrel, allowing the heated nozzle to cool. This is just the gun I've been dreaming of!
October 16, 2013