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My First Time With An Airless

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by Brandon29, Nov 18, 2010.

  1. Brandon29

    Brandon29 Senior Member
    Messages: 235

    Not really snow related but its what I have been working on for the past couple of weeks.

    This is the Rock Island plant for the company that I work for. The building use to be a horrible bright blue color with white trim. Finally talked the boss into changing it. He picked the colors ( I would of chosen something different ). It took 58gallons of paint to get it done. I bought a 300 dollar airless Wagner sprayer from Menards and went to town. It turned out alright and the company saved about 8 grand doing it ourselves.





  2. Fatality

    Fatality Senior Member
    Messages: 226

    Looks good! Nice work!
  3. Brandon29

    Brandon29 Senior Member
    Messages: 235

  4. mercer_me

    mercer_me PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,372

    Looks realy good. There is nothing I hate worse than painting buildings.
  5. KSikkema

    KSikkema Senior Member
    Messages: 179

    that's a lot of building to paint!
  6. plowguy43

    plowguy43 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,281

    Next time use some old cardboard on the ground so you aren't crop dusting the sidewalks (also works really good on the windows-just cut to size with a hole in the middle for you to hold it with). Looks good!
  7. KL&M Snow Div.

    KL&M Snow Div. PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,616

    Looks good, that old blue color was pretty bright.
  8. the new boss 92

    the new boss 92 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,989

    lookin good!
  9. Drew2010

    Drew2010 Senior Member
    Messages: 216

    Looks pretty good man. Nice to see someone local. Im from Fulton.
  10. MSS Mow

    MSS Mow Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 983

    Lowballer of the painting world! :D
  11. f250man

    f250man PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,124

    Looks great. just got done painting a house with an airless cost a little more then your though.
  12. Pinky Demon

    Pinky Demon PlowSite.com Addict
    from Ohio
    Messages: 1,121

  13. GLLLC

    GLLLC Member
    from CT
    Messages: 43

    wow what a deference :):nod:
  14. randomb0b123

    randomb0b123 PlowSite.com Addict
    from america
    Messages: 1,278

    hahahhahahaha same here i can not stand painting it makes me so angry:mad::mad:
  15. Brandon29

    Brandon29 Senior Member
    Messages: 235

    Thanks guys! It was a pretty fast and easy job. Im use to painting heavy equipment with little nucks and crannies so the nice flat walls were a nice change.
  16. Leggslandscape

    Leggslandscape Member
    Messages: 31

    Looks good man

    MIDTOWNPC PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,556

    That just increased your property value $50 000

    My building use to be smurf blue also.
  18. Brandon29

    Brandon29 Senior Member
    Messages: 235

    haha thats what we were thinking:drinkup: