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Whether you want to paint your own DIY projects or you just want to do some touch ups on old cabinets, a paint sprayer is the easiest way to ensure that you’ll get an even coat of paint every time. The Flexio 990 is a new take on an old favorite, considered by many DIY enthusiasts to be the best non-professional paint sprayer system out there.
Best Features: Wagner Flexio 990 Direct Feed Sprayer
The Wagner Flexio 990 combines the best features of the Flexio 590—namely the direct-attach paint container—and the Flexio 890. It works with all types of paint including unthinned house paint and even stain, using an innovative new pump system to guarantee an even coating of paint. Like the previous Flexio models it also comes with two different nozzles, one for large projects and one for touch ups.
One big bonus of the Flexio 990 over the other Flexio models is that it can work with even more types of paint including latex paint of all kinds. It’s also got an extended hose which gives you a reach of up to two stories, making it great for house painting.
The X Boost Turbine is an updated version of the turbine from previous models as well, maximizing power and minimizing overspray.
Like the Flexio 890, the Flexio 990 also features easy-to-use controls that allow you to adjust the pattern,
If you haven’t worked with a paint sprayer system before you may be put off by the fact that the Wagner Flexio 990 doesn’t come with much in the way of instructional content but you can easily find many free resources online to help you learn paint sprayer techniques.
What Do Customers Have To Say About The Flexio 990?
DIY enthusiasts of all skill levels love the Flexio 990 because its ability to work with many types of paint opens them up to thousands of different projects. Some customers have found that it can jam up if you’re using unthinned latex paint, but you can avoid this problem completely with slight dilution(which also makes it much easier to clean).
While most customers are quite happy with the Flexio 590 and Flexio 890 the upgrade is really highly recommended for anyone who does bigger DIY projects because the direct feed system requires fewer refills. It is also remarkably easy to set up, especially when compared to the Flexio 590.
The Bottom Line
If you’re going to be focused primarily on small projects and touch ups you’ll probably be satisfied with the Flexio 590 or 890 but you really want to spend the extra cash on a Flexio 990 if you’re going to be painting entire rooms or other large projects. At only $50 more than the Flexio 890, the Flexio 990 still provides incredible value and is much more affordable than other paint sprayers of comparable quality.