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Hint: Use a sink, a wash tub, or any container that
will hold water to perform above flushing process.
Replace water when dirty or when moving to the next
6. Remove the fill tube. Then submerge the roller frame,
and ensuring the fill valve is also under water, pull the
plunger in and out 5 or more times (Fig. R1).
Hint: When using a small container, pivot the roller
frame to the 80 degree position to fit inside container
7. Remove roller frame and continue cleaning as
needed. Submerge the handle in the warm, soapy
water and pull the plunger in and out 5 or more times.
Hint: Wipe off remaining paint from the end of
plunger (1) (Fig. S).
8. Unthread valve cap and remove wiper seal and duck
bill valve to clean. Rinse all remaining parts and drain
all fluid from the RAPIDROLLER™ (Fig. T1).
9. Remove tubing from frame (if needed) by pinching
hose clamps. Flush frame and tubing. Replace tubing
and secure with hose clamps (Fig. T2).
10. Always purchase a perforated roller cover. A standard
roller will not work.
Lubricating the RAPIDROLLER™
Lubrication helps with normal operation and should be
done after cleaning and before each use.
1. Turn the threaded assembly collar (1) near the trigger
counterclockwise until the main tube assembly slides
Note: When reassembling, black threaded collar (1)
should be towards trigger handle (Fig. U).
2. Apply petroleum jelly around and in between the
rubber seals shown. Reassemble making sure the
rubber seals are not twisted or damaged. Tighten the
locking collar (Fig. V).
3. Apply petroleum jelly to the duck bill valve and wiper
seal and replace within unit threading the valve cap
back into place (Fig. W).
4. Apply petroleum jelly to the inner seals on the end
caps (3 & 4) then assemble the roller by placing the
core (1) inside of roller cover (2) and attaching end
caps and as shown (Fig. X).
Recommended accessories for use with your
RAPIDROLLER™ are available from your local dealer or
authorized service center.
If you need assistance regarding accessories, please call:
Warning! The use of any accessory not recommended
for use with this tool could be hazardous.
Fill tube can clip - for use with containers which do not fit
the round can cover provided. Available through a
Black & Decker Service Center.
When using larger containers such as a five gallon bucket,
use the fill tube can clip with a length of 3/4 inch I.D. tubing
available at most large home centers. The tubing
Takes a long time for paint to appear on surface.
Air is drawn into handle instead of paint.
Difficult to insert or remove fill tube from valve.
Handle is difficult to move in and out.
Paint leaks out end cap.
Paint leaks out of fill valve.
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WHAT TO DO...
See first note on "Painting with the RAPIDROLLERTM". May take
a second fill.
Slowly push handle in to expel air. Remove and reinsert product
on fill tube. Be sure fill tube is fully seated in valve body. If
necessary, apply petroleum jelly to fill tube which makes it easier
to seat fill tube and valve body.
Make sure O-ring is in place between handle assembly and roller
frame and well lubricated.
Put petroleum jelly in fill port opening and or fill tube.
Lubricate rubber seals at end of plunger, or twist plunger slightly
to break seal.
Make sure both end caps are pushed snugly into and are even
with the end of roller cover. If they are OK, remove end caps,
clean out any old paint and relubricate with petroleum jelly.
Lubricate valve with petroleum jelly. Make sure wiper seal is in