|Item Weight||1 pounds|
|Product Dimensions||16.3 x 3.5 x 1.9 inches|
|California residents||Click here for Proposition 65 warning|
|Item model number||6006|
|Item Package Quantity||1|
Linzer 6006 Heavy Duty Brush and Roller Spinner
|Price:||$9.97 & FREE Shipping on orders over $49. Details|
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I do not consider this item to be "heavy-duty" nor deserving of the Linzer name. If I could return it, I would, but I've had it for 7 months, have used it at a homeowner's pace during that time, and have found it to be initially essential but ultimately worth little.
Likely to be helpful for occasional use, but not recommended for those who may need to rely upon it for regular use and certainly not for remodelers nor painting professionals.
To clean a brush you stick the handle into the clamps protruding from the bottom of the device. There are actually 2 sets of clamps, a smaller one, which is right next to the bottom of the main chamber and a larger one -- which protrudes further out. The brush needs to be held by both clamps in order for it to be held tightly and rotate symmetrically. I mention this because when I first got this it took a few tries to get it to work right.
It can be a little tough to get the brush into the smaller clamp. If there's nothing to hold the device in one place the force of trying to push the brush into place can end up pushing the device around. I find I sometimes have to hold the handle against my stomach so that I can create the necessary resistance to movement. That works ok.
For rollers, they slip OVER the clamps. That's easier to do but I haven't figured out how to do it w/o getting my hand covered in paint . . .
When I first received it, the handle was easy to move in and out and the device spun freely. After a while, it started to bind and stick. I put some 3 in 1 oil in the hole that the handle sits in at the top of the device and that seemed to fix the problem.
It seems to do a good job of getting paint / moisture out of the brushes and rollers. With older brushes, the rotational motion causes some of the hairs/bristles to stick out to the side a bit.
All in all, a much quicker, easier way of cleaning brushes.
Another thing is that it's almost impossible to get a paint brush to clip in. The clips are so tight that I'll need pliers to open it up. Rollers are easy, since they slide right over the tip. But it's still useless because it doesn't spin anymore.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Works. Nice product! easy to use and worked well for our homeowner remodel.Published 1 month ago by Luci Nunes
Fantastic product for the price. I've been using it every day for the last two months on a major house renovation and it works great. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Barry Moncrieff
Purchased due to Linzer name but labeled project source. This tool has one function, to spin, and it could not accomplish that task out of the box. Read morePublished 1 month ago by mjd
Saw this on You Tube. Much more effective way to get water out of brushes and rollers than other ways I've tried.Published 2 months ago by Fred
Great price. Works as a professional tool. Highly recommend. I wanted one for yars but was put off by prices 3 or 4 times this item. Top quality product in my opinion.Published 4 months ago by Amazon Customer