Wagner Flexio 990 Paint Sprayer
Wagner Flexio 990- for the Best Finish
The main problem people face when painting their home is the fatigue they experience due to the monotonous stroking of the brush. This along with the time needed to accomplish the humongous task is what leads people to outsource the work, putting a dent in their pockets. The job gets very simple and easy-to-do with the help of a paint sprayer. When it comes to paint-sprayers too, not choosing the right one for one’s needs leads to a disaster.
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When it comes to paint-sprayers, selecting the one for your needs depends on the size or area that needs to be painted, where the paint is to be applied (whether indoor or outdoor), the surface onto which it is to be applied (wood or wall, etc.).
Wagner Flexio 990 Paint Sprayer is a beautifully crafted masterpiece of the Flexio series of paint sprayers from the house of Wagner. Its uniqueness lies in its ability to spray-paint by directly sucking the paint from paint-cans, eliminating the need to refill the paint into the canister in the machine. It has the dimensions of 18 x 12 x 13 inches and it weighs only 13.3 pounds. It runs on plug-in power and not batteries, hence reducing its weight drastically. It would be good for you to do some practice on cardboard to get the pattern adjusted. Once you get the flow, it wouldn’t take long for you to add a smart finish with the right patterns.
The sprayer helps in continuous painting, be it a large work or small projects as it is provided with a nozzle that helps in regulating the amount of paint that is sprayed. One of the main benefits of this sprayer is the hands-free cleaning mechanism post-spraying, leaving your hands free from paint. It provides a high-class finish for the paint job. The sprayer comes with an X-Boost turbine technology for full coverage and lesser over-spray. It also has an X-Boost power dial on the gun which provides precise settings for surfaces and coatings. The product comes with two nozzles and cups, providing the required degree of flexibility for its usage. It gives a very fine finish, no matter what surface you work on. It is also very useful in places where trimming and touch-ups are required.
Some of the best features of this Paint Sprayer are:
Hassle-free operation: The painting can be done without much effort and complexity. Just put in one end of the tube directly into the paint can. Assemble the nozzle head and spray-gun and paint. Painting is simplified to just the two steps.
Good performance: The powerful motor equipped with the sprayer can deliver up to 9 Gallons of paint an hour.
Versatility guaranteed: The Wagner Flexio 990 Paint Sprayer shows its magic not just during indoor works but excels even at outdoor painting works. It works on even unthinned paints be it latex or anything else.
- Long hose: It comes with a hose that can reach as high as two stories.
- Belt-clipping: Given this feature for one to go hands-free when needed.
- Complete control over flow rate, air power and pattern of spray.
- Fast and even coverage with lesser over-spray.
- Quick and Easy Cleaning by the virtue of lock-and-go parts.
- It is very light and portable.
- It is very compact.
Most of the customers who bought the sprayer are happy with its performance. Most of the people could use latex paint directly from the paint cans. Customers also have appreciated the stylish look of the product. They are satisfied with the product which saves a lot of time and money. This product has turned out to be a good investment.
Advantages and Disadvantages
The sprayer is very comfortable to use, whatever be the job. Works with all kinds of paints, be it latex or oil-based. The cleaning technique seems to be very tedious but not difficult. Also, the painting can be controlled to a very large extent. The sprayer tends to lose its charm when the bucket is less than 1/3rd full. So, one needs to refill the paint can when the level drops. There are some reports of splatter and blobbing. The product operation is quiet as well.
Frequently Questions Asked
- Can a paint holder be attached to this system, if need be?
Yes, a paint holder can be attached if you need to, apart from using the system directly from the paint cans. The product comes with 1 guart container.
- Can small paint jobs be done with this?
Yes, you can use a smaller nozzle for this purpose and get the job done.
- How long is the hose of the system?
It is around 25 feet long.
- Is the trigger sensitive to pressure?
It is. On pressing the button for half its course, it only blows air and when pressed fully, it sends both paint and air (dual action).
This is one of the best sprayers you can purchase from the market when you have a lot of area to paint up. The finish given by the sprayer is fantastic and can do intricate works. In an overall, a good painting system at a reasonable cost that can save lots of money on painting costs, especially if you paint your home frequently.