|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|
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Linzer 6006 Heavy Duty Brush and Roller Spinner
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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.
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.
I'd suggest wetting down your brush then spinning before you get started, then rinse out the brush and spin every 30-60mins while you paint (or whenever you start noticing the brush is getting heavy/sticky).
Most Recent Customer Reviews
This is so cool! I used one many years ago when i was a professional remodeler....but at that time they were about 80 dollars!!! This one is all metal, and well made. Read morePublished 19 days ago by John K
I was worried it would be too lightweight, but it's perfect for my use.Published 20 days ago by William B.
I have used to clean brushes and rollers many times. It works well with roller and brushes and does and excellent job.Published 25 days ago by DIYer Dave
A bit chintzier than I anticipated. So difficult to push brush into that it smashed my thumb.Published 2 months ago by Susan Deitrick
Works. Nice product! easy to use and worked well for our homeowner remodel.Published 4 months 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 4 months ago by Barry Moncrieff