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Eastwood Concours HVLP Paint Spray Gun w/1.2 Tip is rated 4.625 out of 5 by 24.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A great gun for the price I used this gun with my 17 gallon home compressor to paint a car this weekend. While the compressor did struggle to keep up, the paint quality from the gun was very good! I was surprised at the level of quality I was able to get with very little adjustment from the gun. I purchased the kit with the 1.8, 1.4 and 1.2 tips. I used the 1.8 for the primer and the 1.4 for base coat and clear, and I am very happy with the results. I was a little skeptical about this gun when I ordered it, but would not hesitate to recommend it to others now.
Date published: 2011-05-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Workable with small compressor running a dewalt 5cfm@90 compressor makes a HVLP gun choice very limited. This gun with a 1.2 tip performs very well. had to run the regulatro on the comprssor up to 70psi than regulate at gun to about 62(drops to 28 when in use). The gun sprayed very well with almost no overspray, factory level orange peel which can be easily color sanded/polished out. I did get the 1.4 and 1.8 tips but cant use with the small compressor.With some practice and a 15+cfm compressor this gun would do a fine job for show car level. with a small compressor even a novie can reproduce factory level finish
Date published: 2015-03-09
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Struggling with gun setup I purchased this gun with the 1.4mm tip separately. The 1.2mm/1.4mm kit was out of stock and I had a limited time go get the gun so I paid the extract money. I have yet to have the gun spray Eastwood urethane or European clear without orange peel. I have attempted to setup the gun more than a dozen times using the 1.2 or 1.4 tips. I have tried reducing the paint/clear or shooting it without reduction. I have what youtube videos (like Kevin Tetz) and yet to have satisfactory results. I bought this gun to replace a cheaper HVLP gun (I paid $60 for the kit including two guns). I can get the cheaper gun to shoot without orange peel, not this one. I would love to rave how good the concours gun performs.... but not yet.
Date published: 2013-11-04
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Unimpressed, but then I am not a pro! If you are a lousy, amateur painter, (and yes I am!), then this gun will not make you a bit better! On the other hand, it probably won’t make you any worse either, although it did me due to my ignorance of its proper setup and overall lack of practice. Frankly, I just didn’t find it very user friendly. Therefore, (IMHO) if you only paint a car every couple of years (like I do), then save your money and just buy a cheap HVLP gun that’s recommended either on line or by a local auto paint supplier. As for this one; I purchased the HVLP gun, all three tips, and their digital gun regulator. Oh and for what it’s worth, the gun is manufactured in Taiwan. I’m just saying… P.S. Best of luck on your project.
Date published: 2015-01-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from 5 stars, with improvements I was unhappy with gun until I got used to it. If you use other guns in the past like I have (an older Devilbiss HVLP), practice once on a practice panel before shooting your vehicle. In my opinion, I never realized how nice my 1000cc (33ish oz) cup was until I was unable to fit a full 32oz mix of paint. This left me stopping to refil my gun too often. They really need to offer a 1000cc cup. Just something to think about... Another thing, I don't think the 1.2 and 1.4mm tips were a wise selection. Possibly be alright to shoot waterborne, I never have so... I feel it'd be better if they offered a 1.3/1.5mm combo, at least for the PPG material I spray. Like I say, I think it's geared more towards waterborne paints. Take this with a grain of salt as I'm far from a pro though, this is my opinion from my first useage. All in all, it's a very nice gun for the money. Main selling point for me initially was the 4cfm consumption, as it barely stresses my medium sized compressor! Fit and finish is very nice, and many of the features are top notch. However, if I were to be browsing to buy another gun, I think I would go Devilbiss because of the 1000cc cup and 1.3/1.5/1.8mm needle selection.
Date published: 2010-09-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice equipment My first experience with HVLP and a good one. I've sprayed polyester primer with the 1.8 tip and epoxy primer, sealer, and urethane enamel with the 1.4. I'm using a 35 yr old 3hp compressor with no problems. I can't compare this to a high end gun like Iwata because I've never used one. For painting hobbyist cars like I'm doing, it's great.
Date published: 2013-01-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Gun For those that are compressor challenged I can't recommend this gun enough. Was skeptical how it would atomize paint at such low cfm requirements, but no worries, it works great.. Buy the larger tips if doing 2K primer, I used the 1.4 and it worked fine. The 1.2 would be fine for most bases and some clears. Big thumbs up from me.
Date published: 2011-07-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great gun - Great Price and Great Results! This gun is the 4th spray gun I've owned, and the easiest to use. The results have been nothing short of phenominal with both single stage urethane and urethane primer. I'm now painting my project car (again) and look forward to using the gun, it's that good! Highly recommend this product!
Date published: 2012-07-11
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Are the 1.2 tips good for painting whole vehicles 

Asked by: dawson1948
The 1.2 would be better for smaller detail work such as jambs or underhood. We would recommend the 1.4 for painting an entire vehicle.
Answered by: S Church
Date published: 2016-07-26

Is this gun good to spray ,gaded,candez,and all the different types of auto paints

Asked by: Javie
Yes, this spray gun is compatible with mostly all automotive paints including water based and solvents.
Answered by: KHoffnagle
Date published: 2016-06-20

Need to spray house paint and poly on cabinets.  What size tips and will it work?

Asked by: Bogart
You will need to check with the paint manufacturer on nozzle specs. This is out of our realm of automotive knowledge.
Answered by: S Church
Date published: 2016-06-09

Is the black ring behind the nozzle supposed to be removed for cleaning? Is there a tool for removing it?

Asked by: Concours owner
The black ring would need to be removed for cleaning. There is no specific tool for removing this, but a 90 degree pick would work well for the application.
Answered by: KHoffnagle
Date published: 2016-05-31

Hi! Which 1.2 Nozzle/ Tip can be used for clear coatings? Will the one included here work? I just don't see it to be specific for clear coating and want to make sure. Thanks

Asked by: JorgeM16
1.2 is generally a little small for a full vehicle. We would recommend the 1.4 nozzle for that paint gun for spraying clear. 1.2 will work fine for smaller areas.
Answered by: S Church
Date published: 2016-04-18

Can I shoot the POR 15 bed liner with this gun with 2.2 tip?

Asked by: Freet
Even this tip size is too small to spray bed liner. You will want to use one of our Undercoating gun options to spray a bed liner.
Answered by: S Church
Date published: 2016-03-31

I have digital air pressure gauge on the gun, when I pull the trigger what pressure should it read?

Asked by: JeffGates
Actually, I don't think SeanA's answer is correct. In consultation with Eastwood, the pressure drop from the inlet to the cap is about 18PSI. So when you pull the trigger, you should read about 28-30 on the gauge when the trigger is depressed. reading 8-10 will not give you sufficient pressure (yes, I've tried it)
Answered by: VinnyI
Date published: 2015-09-12

I have a Husky single stage 60gallon compressor. 13.4 cfm @ 40psi and 11.5 cfm @ 90psi. Just want to confirm this is plenty for the Concours.

Asked by: GreggK
Since the Concours only requires 4 CFM @ 29 psi your compressor will be more than enough to run it with ease.
Answered by: S Church
Date published: 2015-07-09
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Eastwood Concours HVLP Paint Spray Gun w/1.2 Tip

Item #51550 Brand: Eastwood

Spray-on a "show-car" finish;
powered by your home compressor


Concours HVLP Spray Gun with 1.2mm tip sprays-on a "show-car" finish...yet it's powered by your home compressor with only 4 cfm @ 29 psi!

  • Compatible with most home-shop air compressors
  • Requires only 4 CFM @ 29 PSI
  • Solvent & Water-borne compatible
  • Lightweight aluminum body
  • Precision machined brass air cap
  • 1.2 Stainless steel needle and nozzle (1.4 and 1.8 available separately)
  • Anodized adjustment knobs and air cap ring

With a working pressure of 29 PSI and only requiring 4 CFM, this HVLP gun is ideal for the professional and the hobbyist. The needle/nozzle and passages are constructed of stainless steel making it compatible with both solvent and waterborne coatings. This gun is a workhorse that will give you beautiful finishes and years of reliable service.

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About Eastwood Concours HVLP Paint Spray Gun w/1.2 Tip

Eastwood Concours HVLP gravity-feed automotive paint gun is an aluminum-bodied gun built for working comfort and reliability. With a working pressure of 29 psi and requiring only 4 cfm, this gun is perfect for the pro or hobbyist. 1.2mm needle/nozzle and passages are stainless steel, so they're compatible with both solvent and waterborne coatings. Includes tool kit and 1/4" NPT connection.


Download product instructions PDF

Concours HVLP Paint Spray Gun - How To Set-Up Guide & Maintenance Instructions


11549 PPS #2 Adapter
51551 1.2mm Needle/Nozzle/Air Cap
51552 1.4mm Needle/Nozzle/Air Cap
51553 1.8mm Needle/Nozzle/Air Cap
10041Z PRE Painting Prep
50207 DeKups Adapter
29953 34-oz. DeKups® Disposable-Cup Starter Kit


Always wear eye, skin and respiratory protection. Follow tech data sheet and MSDS of the paint you are applying. Always follow paint manufacturer's safety information. Always paint in a well-ventilated area, away from open flame and sparks.


2 year warranty. Imported

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