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SHORT-TERM STORAGE (UP TO 16 HOURS)
1. Lock the spray gun off.
2. Turn the PRIME/SPRAY knob to PRIME.
3. Switch the pump OFF, and unplug the sprayer.
4. Pour 1/2 cup water slowly on the top of the paint to
prevent the paint from drying.
5. Wrap the spray gun assembly in a damp cloth and place it
in a plastic bag. Seal the bag shut.
6. Place the sprayer in a safe place out of the sun for short-
1. Remove the gun from the plastic bag.
2. Stir the water into the paint.
3. Check to be sure that the PRIME/SPRAY knob is set to
4. Plug sprayer in and
turn the switch to
5. Turn the
knob to SPRAY.
6. Test the sprayer on
a practice piece and begin spraying.
Follow these steps when using latex paints only. If
using materials that are oil-based, follow the long-term
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PREPARING THE SPRAYER FOR LONG-
1. Fill a cup or other container with separating oil
(approximately 2 ounces) supplied with the unit and
submerge the inlet valve into the oil.
2. Place a rag over the spray hose port, and turn the switch
3. When the oil has been sucked from the cup, switch the
4. Insert the pusher stem into the inlet valve. Make sure the
pusher stem is inserted fully.
5. Wipe the entire unit, hose and gun with a damp cloth to
remove accumulated paint.
6. Replace the high pressure hose to the paint hose port.
The pusher stem is designed to do two things:
• It holds the oil in the valve to keep the carbide
seat from rusting.
• Secondly, it will keep the ball off of the seat to
prevent any paint residue deposits that will cause
the ball to stick to the seat. Paint deposits or rust
formed on the carbide seat will cause priming and
operation problems during repeated uses.