Titan XT250 Paint Sprayer Review
Editor Rating: 4.0/5
Titan XT250 Paint Sprayer
Reviewed by: Timothy Henderson
Features and Benefits of the Titan XT250 Airless Paint Sprayer
Power and Pressure
Admittedly, there are more powerful paint sprayers available, but for a model that’s lightweight for the design, with a 1/2 horsepower motor — it more than delivers. The maximum pressure is 2500 psi which allows a performance rate of 0.25 gpm. The pressure output can also be adjusted — so you can tailor it to the type of medium you’re using as well as reducing the flow in relation to the area size. In real terms — this means coverage of 250 square feet in just a few minutes — ideal for fencing, garage doors, and other medium to large-sized projects.
Metal Spray Gun and Spray Tips
The Titan spray painter boasts a metal spray gun which is more durable than some of its competitors — who choose to use plastic. Supplied with the unit is a 415 spray tip that’s also reversible – so, if it clogs during use you can turn it around to blow out the blockage. Furthermore, Titan has built filters into the design of this paint sprayer to help prevent clogging — plus, they keep out any unwanted debris that could potentially damage or shorten the life of the unit. The tips are capable of handling latex-based paints, varnish, sealants and oil-based paints, but not textured mediums.
Draws Paint Straight from the Tin
One of the great features of the Titan XT250 paint sprayer is that it draws your paint, varnish, or sealant directly from a one or five-gallon tin. A suction tube with an inlet filter requires placing in the container, and a bracket allows you to secure it. This means no replacing or cleaning paint cups at the end of the day when you’ve finished using it. It could save you both time and money in the long run.
Supplied with the Titan XT250 is a 25-foot hose that connects the pressure paint sprayer and spray head. This is longer than the electric cords on most handheld versions — allowing you a good reach and minimizes the requirement to move the unit.
Should you need a longer feed line for bigger jobs, you can purchase a compatible 50-foot hose. Simply detach the one that comes with the sprayer and replace it.
Lets, be honest, no-one likes complicated instructions and tools that take forever to put together. The enclosed directions supplied by Titan are clear, concise and straightforward to follow. They also include a troubleshooting section for common issues and step-by-step guides to assemble your paint sprayer and get started. This unit is user-friendly enough so that even beginners will find it a breeze to handle. When you’re finished with your painting project, the instructions also show you how to clean and maintain the paint sprayer so it’s all ready for the next time you need it.
What do The Users Say?
It can be tricky to make a choice about purchasing a product when you aren’t sure how it’s going to perform. So you can make an informed decision, let’s see what users say about the Titan XT250 paint sprayer. The overriding benefits of this unit seem to be its straightforward approach to operation and time-saving potential. Typically hard to paint areas, like ceilings, become less of an effort to deal with, and the finish is better than with a roller and brush. The unit also appears to be easy to clean and durable. However, some users found the motor gave out after a short while, but if this happens, you do have Titan’s warranty to fall back on. Check out the Titan XT250 reviews for yourself on the link below.
Alternatives to Titan XT250 Paint Sprayer
The Titan XT250 might not be everyone’s cup of tea — maybe you want something less or more powerful. Here are some options you may wish to consider.
- Greater pressure and horsepower than the XT250.
- Includes a 50-foot hose as standard compared to the 25-foot with the Titan.
- Capable of spraying 0.40 gpm as opposed to 25 gpm of the Titan XT250.
At the opposite end of the scale, we find the Wagner Flexio 590. It allows you to use a variety of painting mediums without the need for thinning them — similarly to the Titan XT250 — straight from the tin.
It’s a handheld unit — suitable for the home DIYer or amateur painter who wants to complete small or larger paint jobs.
Graco’s proprietary X-Boost power dial and X-Boost turbine system offer you 10 variable settings to tailor to the project in hand. You can adjust the spray and choose from one of the two nozzles supplied to direct the paint either vertically, horizontally, or in a circular pattern.
- Adjustable pressure and spray patterns for custom paint delivery.
- Like the Wagner 590 — sprays straight from the tin.
- Handheld design as opposed to stationary base-style of the XT250.
- Lower price tag than the Titan.
- Capable of spraying all types of paint.
- Can be used for larger projects.