Rated 3.7 out of 5 by 292
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by BillG Very nice product
Used the sprayer for applying deck sealer to a very large upper and lower deck behind my home. In the past this had been a two day job because I'd been using brushes for the stain. Although it still took several days to clean the decks I was able to apply the stain in four hours using the Wagner. You obviously don't want to use it on breezy days and I did find that I needed to use a good filter mask for breathing because I use an oil based sealer. After using the sprayer was easier to clean than I'd anticipated using mineral spirits followed by warm soapy water. I'll definitely be using it in years to come as it saves a lot of time and covers some custom deck areas (recessed plant holders) much better than trying to use a brush.
July 12, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by HANDYMAN Splattering Junk
This thing would not hardly spray brand new primer. The sprayer was brand new, right out of the box. I thinned the primer, but it still sprayed in a splatter. Looked HORRIBLE on my new doors. Wasted time and paint. Guess I will have to re-sand my doors....fun.
July 27, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by tony testing
Great sprayer . When you first get it read the owners manuel . Test out all its phases with plain water at least 5 times . When you get to the paint or stain you will be real comfortable . I sprayed the water on an outside wall for practice .
July 30, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Melissa Love This Sprayer!! (There is a learning curve)
Once I practiced and fully learned to take apart and put back together this sprayer, I realized just how much I was missing out on not owning a paint sprayer! Have used for trim, crown, interior doors, exterior doors, furniture, and new construction drywall.
- Leaves a nice smooth finish, i.e. no brush or roller strokes
- SUPER easy to clean - Takes 10 minutes to clean and looks brand new after. Much prefer this to roller & brush cleanup
- Significantly cuts down the amount of time it takes to paint a room or piece of furniture/trim
- Comes with a plastic tool that will help you determine how much water to add when thinning for the detail nozzle
- Very minimal overspray
-You MUST fully try out this sprayer prior to judging. There is a fairly decent learning curve. You can't go box to paint and expect perfection. Once you know the proper settings for the project you are on, this will be wonderful for you
-While minimal, there is some overspray. That being said, this might be best used for when you are priming a room and painting the ceiling and/or walls the same color.
- When using the detail nozzle, add about a tbsp. of floetrol & then add water to thin for a perfectly smooth glossy finish
- Keep a damp paper towel or rag on your person at all times and every time you stop the sprayer, wipe the nozzle. This will prevent clogging, spitting, etc.
- When cleaning up, as you disassemble each piece, place it in a bucket of hot, soapy water. An old rag, soft toothbrush, and the wire brush supplied will be all you need to scrub everything down.
- Be sure to pull the trigger halfway prior to starting the paint flow
- Less is better. If you have your flow set too high then paint will likely run. For some reason it seems surfaces dry faster with this sprayer. You can do several thin coats in a short amount of time and achieve a better result.
- Put a pourer lid on your paint can for easy, clean pours into the paint cup
July 27, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by HomeRenovation2016 Handy tool!
We purchased this with the hopes that we could paint the exterior of our house (single story 2000 sq feet)---we were leery of the negative reviews but took the chance anyway--so glad we did. First off, we are spraying undiluted Sherwin Williams Emerald exterior paint. Its thick, quality paint and the sprayer handles it fine. We filter the paint for every fill up. Our new siding has a lot of shakes and board and batten and this sprayer has handled those difficult surfaces well. We do take the nozzle apart every 6 or 7 fill ups to clean up any paint build up (after the first couple times, we got pretty fast at the interim cleanings), and when its time to fill up we do so quickly to avoid having the sprayer parts dry up internally. We adjust the spray nozzle depending on if we are spraying into a corner or a flat area. Also move slowly to allow the sprayer to put down a sufficient amount of paint for each pass. This is not hooked up to a compressor so those professional style spray movements of quick, quick passes is not the method for this sprayer. If we got large sputters of paint we knew that it needed cleaning of clumps. Other than that, this sprayer made the job of painting our house very pleasant. Combined with the quality paint that laid down well and leveled beautifully, the job of painting our house was made very easy. I'll say that it put a really nice coat on our garage door. That's one area that if sprayed incorrectly can look bad when the light hits it just right--ours came out looking perfect.
July 27, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Wendy Paint Sprayer
It worked for what I needed it for and I know I can use it again. Some products like this don't last, but I think this will with proper use.
July 14, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by MattP Simply Amazing
I bought this paint sprayer to paint my newly finished basement. I was painting walls, trays, and ceilings. I used kilz 2 latex, glidden dpv primer, behr premium plus walls and behr premium plus ceiling. The gun handled them all great. The glidden went on much better than the kilz. The gun can get heavy when fully loaded down, but that is something I was able to live with. It took about 10 minutes with it to get in a routine, and consistently bang out quality walls and ceilings. I found that you simply cannot wipe the spray tip enough. Every time I stopped, moved a ladder, or repositioned, I wiped. I cleaned it out every 1.5-2 hours of use. I also rolled in the spray, just by using a new roller with no paint. It gave me a good texture and forced the paint into the walls. There are some issues with overspray or splattering, but that is to be expected for a $150 sprayer. Ultimately it probably saved me over 15 hours, even with all the extra taping, and that is well worth the price.
July 5, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by TWIN1 not worth the money
IT HAS A SMALL PAINT HOLDER SO REFILLING IS CONSTANT AND MESSY . SHOULD HAVE A HOSE TO GO INTO CAN OF PAINT. TIME CONSUMING CLEANING THE PARTS
June 28, 2016