I use the # 3 needle/nozzle combination for my Q4 and lacquer.
IF the gun is going to sit more then five or ten minutes between uses I
empty it and clean it with the appropriate Thinner/solvent.
I take take the cup off, remove the needle and nozzle then the feed tube and
cover. I do not dissasemble the body of the gun. Each piece is cleaned
seperatly and I use a pipe cleaner for the internal fluid passage in the
While I don't agree that the gravity feed is any easier to clean then the
cup I do have a gravity feed arrangment for my Q4 bought with the gun for
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