I have one, I like it a lot, however, be prepared to be real
tired after painting because it goes so fast, so you are working
continuously. It's best to have 2 people, one to use the roller
and the other to do cut-in and then after a time, switch off.
We have the Wagner that attaches to a one gallon can and I liked using it
for all the walls. I did not like using on the ceiling though, as the pole
was too short and it was just a pain to use.
Clean up took some time, but if you don't choose a lot of different colors
(like we did) it should not be too bad.
My experience is that it works exactly as advertised.
I have the one gallon unit fed by a couple of D batteries.
Works well, but still gets HEAVY after a while. You will be tired. Having
someone cut in and spot your MISSES using a good light is worth while since
you are moving relatively fast.
About 5 minute learning curve - too much paint and roller slides + too little
and you have gaps in rolling.
CLEANUP is a bit of a pain and is only doable with WATER paints. Takes a LOT of
water and about 20 mins. or more to clean.
Still worth it.
I love it and an invited around the state with it to visit and be fed for
the use of my Wagner power roller. I had the D battery one and bought the
electric gallon can unit and it is wonderful. I have never done ceilings,
but my ex did with the first one and didn't even need a drop cloth. The
electric one (990 I think) also has a 5 gallon attachment. You will go
through MORE paint, till you learn to dial it back. the other tips of a
person to cut in and spot make it go WAY faster also.
TIA (Thanks in advance),
Best painting purchase I've made. Buy it. Saves enormous amounts of
time even with the clean-up process at the end. Using the edging
attachments also helps save time.
The Power-Painter on the other hand was a disappointment.
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