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Old 07-23-2021, 09:03 PM   #1
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Buying an airless paint sprayer. Need info from those that have one.. I am looking at the ones at Lowes and Harbor Freight. Harbor Freight has a Avanti brand. Good or not? $249, Lowes has Graco brand. Good or not? $329. I think the Graco is better but want opinions.

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About $60 to $80 difference
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Old 07-23-2021, 09:04 PM   #2
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Graco makes a great product.
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Old 07-23-2021, 09:10 PM   #3
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I have one of the graco. They are a diy'r machine. I think they are good for a few hundred gallons. Got about 40-50 gallons through mine. Just cant keep the trigger down like you can a commercial one.
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Old 07-23-2021, 09:12 PM   #4
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Harbor freight has stronger motor more HP
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Old 07-23-2021, 09:13 PM   #5
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I'm getting HF one tomorrow
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Old 07-24-2021, 06:19 AM   #6
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You painting a house ?
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Old 07-24-2021, 06:47 AM   #7
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Another vote for the Graco here!
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Old 07-24-2021, 08:33 AM   #8
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I canít speak for the HF, but Iíve had a Graco for quite awhile and have been very pleased with it. My only advise is follow the cleanup/storage instructions thoroughly and it should last a long time.


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Old 07-24-2021, 08:55 AM   #9
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Graco all the way. well worth the 60-80 dollars more.
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Old 07-25-2021, 10:13 AM   #10
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Update......wasted a morning with piece of junk HF airless headed to town for a graco....I sure miss my old Titan sprayer
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Old 07-25-2021, 10:23 AM   #11
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Graco.
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Old 07-25-2021, 11:16 AM   #12
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I bought a Graco X5 from Lowe's but never used it. I took it out of the box and looked at it though LOL

If anyone wants to buy it off me let me know. I'll be back in town Aug 2nd.
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Old 07-25-2021, 04:57 PM   #13
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PM'ed you RR1
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Old 07-25-2021, 06:27 PM   #14
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I have the graco. I’ve painted a couple houses and my 4-car garage with it. Works great, easy to clean, easy to adjust. My only gripes are that sometimes it is difficult to get primed, and I wish it were more friendly with a 5-gallon paint bucket. It’s sometimes tough to keep the pickup submerged, especially when the paint gets low. You can sure lay down paint fast with it, though!
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Old 07-26-2021, 11:05 AM   #15
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Graco X7 here.
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Old 07-26-2021, 12:53 PM   #16
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Bought me a new Graco X5. Gonna check it out on my shop. Thanks for all the reply's and advice.
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Old 07-26-2021, 04:52 PM   #17
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I had both Graycos, spray tech and Titan.

Sprayed hundreds of gallons of stain and paint they them.

I like the Titan 440 and the Grayco equivalent
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I had both Graycos, spray tech and Titan.

Sprayed hundreds of gallons of stain and paint they them.

I like the Titan 440 and the Grayco equivalent
had same Titan, actually 2, and loved them. Painting right now with my graco x7. Home depot had for $419 in store but $401 online got that price in store plus 10% military
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Old 07-26-2021, 05:17 PM   #19
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I have the graco. Iíve painted a couple houses and my 4-car garage with it. Works great, easy to clean, easy to adjust. My only gripes are that sometimes it is difficult to get primed, and I wish it were more friendly with a 5-gallon paint bucket. Itís sometimes tough to keep the pickup submerged, especially when the paint gets low. You can sure lay down paint fast with it, though!
tilt bucket and wedge under it
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Old 07-26-2021, 05:37 PM   #20
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I canít speak for the HF, but Iíve had a Graco for quite awhile and have been very pleased with it. My only advise is follow the cleanup/storage instructions thoroughly and it should last a long time.


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Definitely follow the storage instructions.

I have the X5. It's been good for quite a while. I'm painting the house with it this weekend, in fact.
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Old 07-26-2021, 06:29 PM   #21
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Update......wasted a morning with piece of junk HF airless headed to town for a graco....I sure miss my old Titan sprayer
Had the same thing happen to me, turned out, i did not turn the pump pressure up....
the extra 2 year warranty, came in hand. 3x.. no pbm's with exchange. Harbor freight..
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