Category Archives for Comparisons

Graco Magnum X5 vs X7: Which is Best for Your Needs?

Graco Magnum x5 painting wall

At a glance, there are very few discernible differences between the Graco Magnum X5 and the X7. Both tools feature the same range of pressure settings, and they are cleaned the same way. They even have the same built-in flaw: both spray systems require more cleaning than average because they are prone to clogs. Indeed, […]

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DeVilbiss StartingLine vs FinishLine: Which One’s Best?

DeVilbiss StartingLine 802342

This review puts two DeVilbiss paint spray guns against each other; the StartingLine 802342 versus the FinishLine 4 FLG-670. This is a closer competition than you might think, given that both come from the same manufacturer and address many of the same requirements. They’re not even that far apart in terms of price. The StartingLine […]

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Graco 395 vs Titan 440: Which One’s Best for You?

Titan 440

We are comparing a pair of top-tier airless sprayers in this review, the Graco Ultra 395 and Titan’s Impact 440. Both are manufactured and marketed by two of the leading companies making airless sprayers and both hail from the State of Minnesota. Nothing like a little in-state rivalry to keep things interesting. Both sprayers are […]

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Graco 390 vs 395 – Which One’s the Best Choice?

holding Graco 390

Minnesota-based Graco produces a wide range of high-quality fluid-handling equipment. A key line in their product offering is airless sprayers for the professional painting contractor market segment. These are definitely pro-grade pieces of equipment and are not recommended for the typical homeowner/DIY enthusiast, unless they have experience with airless sprayers. Why? Because to produce the […]

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Graco SG2 vs SG3: Which One is Best?

Graco SG3

Graco makes some of the best personal use paint sprayer systems on the market. If you are looking for something that will be able to reliably address the needs of a large-scale painting job, you would be wise to give their product line a close look. While it can sometimes be easy choosing a Graco […]

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Fuji Semi Pro 2 vs Earlex HV5500: Which one is best?

painting chair

Earlex makes high-quality HVLP paint sprayer systems. Fuji also makes high-quality HVLP paint sprayer systems. Both companies have well established reputations for quality, and both companies do well to live up to those reputations with each new product that they release. It makes choosing between them kind of hard, doesn’t it? We certainly thought so. […]

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Fuji Mini-Mite 3 vs 4: Which one is best?

Fuji 2804-T75G Mini-Mite 4 PLATINUM

Today we’re taking a look at two near-commercial grade finisher spray systems. Fuji is known for making industrial quality equipment at prices that, while certainly not low, are more affordable than many products of similar quality. Both the Fuji Mini-Mite 3 and the 4 hold true to this standard. They’re extremely versatile, able to work […]

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Wagner Flexio 890 vs 590: Which one is best?

Wagner FLEXiO 890 on hand

Today, we are taking a look at the Wagner Flexio 890 and the 590. Both tools can be used indoors or outdoors, for large projects, or for more refined finishes as well. Both also feature the iSpray nozzle, a component common to all tools in the Flexio line. This feature allows users to adjust spray […]

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Wagner Flexio 590 vs 570: Which one is best?

Wagner Flexio 590 outdoor

At a glance, the Wagner Flexio 590 and the 570 both look very similar. They do have quite a bit in common. As two tools from the same line, there are many components we see in both. The 570 and the 590 each feature the iSpray nozzle that is easily adjusted to suit the pattern […]

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