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Preparing Surfaces 


Setting Up to Paint 


Preparing the Paint 


Warning 3

Adjusting the Air Cap 

Adjusting the Paint Control 

Spray Painting Techniques 


Care of Equipment 

Cautionary Notes 

Trouble Shooting 

Specifications 8

Spare Parts and Accessories 


Warranty 8


Congratulations on your purchase of the GEPRO

Easy Sprayer Paint Outfit. It will save you time, money

and aching wrists.

Efficiency describes Easy Sprayer perfectly. Now those

tiresome large surface area painting jobs can be cut

down to size.

Even if you have no experience you can quickly learn to

use the GEPRO Easy Sprayer Paint Outfit by reading

these instructions and then practicing on paper or other

scrap material. The GEPRO Easy Sprayer Paint Outfit

is ideal for painting furniture, fences, decking, woodwork

and metalwork.

Your Easy Sprayer Paint Outfit comes complete ready to

start spray painting. The unit includes:-

- Blower unit

- Spray gun with 900ml paint container

- 3 metres of air hose

- Operating instructions

- Thinning cup

- Inflating nozzles

- Spare 900ml paint pot with lid

The GEPRO Easy Sprayer Paint Outfit fulfills most of

the functions of a paint brush - with considerably

greater ease and avoidance of paint wastage.

Whether the surface is large, small, flat or irregular,  Easy

Sprayer delivers a finish free from brush marks and other

imperfections. The paint covers the surface with

thoroughness that even the most careful brushing often

fails to accomplish.

With the Easy Sprayer you can easily reach those

hard-to-get-at places a brush can reach only with the

greatest difficulty.

In conjunction with good materials, a little care and

common sense, the Easy Sprayer offers you the means to

ensure first-class finishes; whether painting your house,

fence, furniture or any of the many items that a bright,

lustrous finish so greatly improves.

Air Intake

and Exhaust

Thinning Cup

Blower Unit

Paint Control

Air Hose

Hook for Hanging

Retaining Nut

Air Cap




Inflating Nozzles





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Prepare the surface to be painted

First class results depend largely on surface preparation.

- Remove flaking paint.

- Wash down to remove grease.

- Sand to provide a smooth surface.

- Remove dust.

Touch up any bare spots with primer or undercoat. Mask

off with paper and adhesive tape on any sections which

are not to be painted.

Alternatively, use a handheld mask made from metal or

stiff cardboard. Cover nearby objects and furniture with

a painter's drop sheet.

If painting outdoors, choose a still day to avoid paint

spray being carried and dust being blown onto the

freshly painted surface. Cover nearby objects. A mask is

necessary on many occasions to prevent overspray

falling onto previously painted surfaces. It can easily be

constructed from tin or stout cardboard, and enables a

clean cut-off effect to be obtained.

Set up the blower unit

Uncoil the power lead and plug into the power point or

extension lead. See back page for storage of power cord.

Switch on at the outlet but leave the blower unit itself

switched off.

Place the blower unit so that the exhaust air from the

grill at the back will not blow on the surface

being painted.

Keep the blower away from the paint fumes and dust.


Most domestic paints are

supplied at brushing

consistency and must be

thinned before spraying.

(Stir in tinters before thinning).

Stir the paint until thoroughly

mixed using a scooping action

with a flat stick such as an old

school ruler.

Test the consistency as follows:

Completely submerge the thinning cup in the paint.

Lift clear of the surface and note the time in seconds that

it takes the full cup to drain.

The time should be about 30 to 35 seconds. If the time is

less than 30 seconds no thinning is required. If more

than 35 seconds, thin the paint to the required

consistency, by adding the correct thinner, 

a small

amount at a time.

Note: If the paint used is extremely viscous it is

important to check with the paint manufacturer to

ascertain the level to which the paint can be thinned.

Make sure the thinner is well mixed in before checking

the consistency.

Strain the paint

After thinning, strain the paint

through a fine metal sieve or

nylon stocking to remove

particles which could block

the spray gun.

(Do not use paints with

loose fibres).

Fill the paint container

Check the paint container

is clean.

Fill to the shoulder level and

screw tightly onto the spray gun.

- Take extreme care and ensure no solvent can get into the unit.

- The unit must be switched off and unplugged while cleaning.

- Do not use if the unit is dropped or has been involved in an

 accidental fall.

- Do not tamper with electrical motor, switch wiring or plug.

- Do not poke fingers or object through hose outlet, air intake

 or exhaust.


- Extreme care must be take when using volatile flammable solvents

  and the following instructions must be adhered to.

- Do not spray near naked flame.

- Do not spray in a confined place.

- No spills are splashed on the the gun or blower unit.

- Always keep the blower unit, the air intake & exhaust area away

  from the spray area.

- Only use solvent recommended by the paint suppliers & always

  follow the instructions of the manufacturer.

- Always recap the solvent container.

- Do not store solvent with gun.


- Never hold the gun horizontally or it may allow paint or solvent to
  run down the hose and get into the blower unit.
- Ensure the air intake & exhaust is not restricted or blocked eg: Do
  not place the air intake & exhaust against the wall. Do not cover the
  air intake & exhaust.
- Never spray the blower unit with the paint or solvent.
- To minimize entry of the paint or solvent into the blower unit always
  place the intake & exhaust away from from the area to be painted.
- When refilling the paint container always ensure no spills or splashes
  on the gun or blower unit.
- When cleaning the unit never spray the blower unit with the
 cleaning agent.
- Ensure adequate ventilation at all time when using the unit.
- Always use a respirator when spraying toxic paint.
- Never immerse the gun or the blower unit into the cleaning agent.
-  Ensure the unit is turned off and unplugged before commencing
  cleaning. Wipe the excess paint from the gun, blower unit &
  corrugated hose using a cloth lightly soaked in solvent.
-  Do not use the unit until it is completely dry.



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Adjust the air cap

Slacken off the retaining ring slightly and turn the air-cap

to the required position to produce a horizontal or

vertical spray pattern.

The horizontal spray is generally used when painting up

and down and vertical spray when painting across.

Switch on the blower unit

Note that air flows from the nozzle at all times.

Paint will flow only when the trigger is pressed.

Adjust the paint control

This knob adjusts the amount

of paint released through the

nozzle when the trigger is 


To set the paint control, spray

a test pattern onto a sheet of

paper or scrap material placed in

an upright position.

To do this, first turn the paint

control fully clockwise then

unscrew about 4 turns

(clockwise as you face the


Hold the gun with the nozzle

about 15 to 20 cm from the

surface. Squeeze the trigger


Do this several times, adjusting the paint control each

time until the spray pattern has the required width and

produces a good wet coat without runs. Carry out a final

test by squeezing the trigger and moving the gun parallel

to the surface work to check that a good smooth

coat is applied. Adjust your 

speed of movement and the

paint control if necessary

. Overlap each new pass by

about one third to give even coverage. (See diagram on

opposite page).

When spraying a large surface such as a wall, screw out

the paint control to give a wider fan pattern, without

going so far that you get coarse splattering spray.

When spraying a narrow surface, such as a chair leg,

screw in the paint control to give a spray about the same

width as the leg. Also, move the spray gun slightly closer

to the work.



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Hold the gun about 15 to 20cm from the

work (about the span of your hand)

If the gun is held to close excessive paint is deposited

and the gun must be moved faster to prevent sags and

runs. Holding the gun too far away causes a dry spray

giving a rough sandy effect.

Trigger the gun ON at the beginning of
each stroke and OFF at the end

Always use this method to avoid any build up of paint at

the end of the stroke due to the gun standing still. Begin

the stroke, then pull the trigger as soon as you pass the far 

edge of the panel. The speed of the stroke should be


Move the gun parallel to the work
and at right angles to the surface

Tilting the gun up and down or moving in a curve results

in an uneven paint deposit.

Overlap each preceding pass by about one third

This ensures an even coating. The spray pattern is

specially designed with an oval shape so that when the

narrow ends of the pattern are overlapped, a uniform

coat results.

Spraying long work

You can spray a long panel or wall with either vertical or

horizontal strokes.

The horizontal stroke is usually easier as it is a more

natural action. Spray in sections up to one metre long,

triggering off at the end of each stroke to avoid build up

of paint. (see above).

Each new section should overlap the previous one

slightly to make an invisible join.

Spraying a horizontal surface

Make sure the paint tube is pointing towards the front of

the container when spraying from above (eg. table top)

and pointing towards the rear of the container when

spraying overhead (eg. ceilings).

Hold the gun nearly at right angles to the work*. Start

at the far edge and commence stroking from left to

right working towards you.

When finished, return the paint tube to the normal front


* Note:

 When spraying down on to a horizontal surface

hold the gun at less than right angles to the work to

avoid paint running up into the head of the gun from

the container.



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Spraying Corners

Holding the gun pointed at the corner, spray both

surfaces at once. This reduces overspray falling on

adjacent surfaces.

Spraying picket fences and open work

Place a large piece of cardboard behind the fence to

catch any spray passing through. Spray each picket at an

angle to cover the front and one edge, then from the

other side spray the back plus the other edge.

Spraying slender work

Screw in the paint control to achieve the narrow spray

pattern and spray two adjacent surfaces at once.

Spraying round work

For cylinders up to about a metre high and wide, spray up

and down using a horizontal spray pattern. For larger

cylinders spay around the cylinder in sections using a

vertical spray pattern. (See "Spraying long work").


- Paint tube should always be pressed firmly into place.

- Ensure that lid washer is in place when replacing paint

  container. Then twist paint container firmly into main gun body.

- Do not force paint adjustment screw. Forced adjustment is not

  necessary and may damage the gun voiding the warranty.

Before attaching or detaching the paint container ensure that the

air supply and power are turned off. Keep the threads on the container

and spray gun clean to allow an airtight seal when the container is

screwed into place.


Clean the gun immediately after use as follows:

Turn off the air supply, remove and empty the paint container.

Hold the gun with paint tube over a paint container and

squeeze the trigger, this will allow paint in paint tube to run out.

Use the appropriate solvent for the paint and a rag or brush, clean the

paint tube, inside surfaces of the lid, the paint container, the air cap and

the nozzle. Remove the retaining nut being careful not to damage any

of the holes in the air cap or nozzle. If holes have become clogged,

never use a wire or other metallic instrument to clear them: they are

drilled to precision tolerance and any enlargement or distortion by the

abrasive action of an instrument will permanently affect the spray

pattern and void the warranty.

Replace the air cap and retaining unit. Place a small quantity of

solvent in the container, and spray through until clean. Wipe all

excess paint from the gun and wipe over the blower unit.

A further requirement may be to clean the hole situated inside the

gun (see below).

This hole, through prolonged periods of intermittent use may clog

up with dry paint making spraying very difficult. Ideally use solvent

or long piece of timber dowel, being careful not to damage or enlarge

the hole.


 Periodic inspection for efficient and problem free work is

required in this area.

Before putting the spray gun away, place a drop of oil on the

shank of the needle between the trigger and the front of the gun.

Inspect the lid washer to ensure that it is in place and undamaged.

Replace, if it becomes perished or distorted.

The spraygun needle assembly must always be clean. Paint allowed to

dry will block the flow of paint and produce a poor or no spray pattern

at all. To Clean the needle assembly remove the air cap and screw, the

fluid tip is now visable (brass tapered nut with central hole), using a

18mm ring spanner or socket unscrew anticlockwise, the needle tip

and fluid tip can now be throughly cleaned.


 Paint left to dry in the spraygun is not covered under warranty.

This is the responsibility of the operator.

Always use a respirator when spraying toxic paint

If in doubt contact the paint manufacturer to ascertain if a respirator is required.


 Dismantle the rest of the gun more than is necessary.

  This only causes excessive wear on threads and other parts.


 Immerse the whole gun in solvent or thinners. This removes oil,

  causes packing glands to dry out and the lid washer as well.


 Drop the gun and expect it to be unaffected. If you do have such an

  accident, carefully check the spray pattern to see that the
  nozzle assembly had not been damaged.

The power unit is sealed at the factory. for safety reasons, electrical repairs should
only be performed by qualified technicians. Defective units should be returned to
GEPRO Approved Repair Agent.



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Sags or Runs


Too much paint 

Screw in paint control


Gun moved too slowly 

Move gun faster


Paint to thin 

Add unthinned paint to give correct time through





Gun held at incorrect angle or too close 

Hold gun at right angle to surface and at a distance of



15 to 20cm


Spray overlapped too much 

Overlap spray about one third width of pattern

Dry Spray


Insufficient paint coming from the spray gun 

Adjust paint control


Gun held too far from surface 

Hold gun about 15 to 20cm surface or closer for





Overspray from a preceding section when gun is not 

Hold gun at right angles to surface


held at right angles to surface


Spray patterns not properly overlapped 

Prepare surface carefully

Striped or Uneven Surface


Tilting the gun 

Hold the gun at right angles to surface


Dirt or burrs on air cap or paint tip cause heavy top & bottom pattern 

Clean or replace air cap or paint tip


Spray patterns not properly overlapped 

Overlap by one third

Spitting or Spraying Lumps


Solid particles in paint 

Strain paint


loose paint tube 

Ensure paint tube is firmly pushed into place

Weak or No Spray


Low volume of paint from container due to blocked air 

Clean passageway


passageway in spray gun body 

(3mm hole between air inlet-port and container)


Paint not thinned enough 

Add the appropriate solvent to the paint -



a small amount at a time


Lid washer missing 

Replace lid washer

Top or Bottom-heavy Pattern or


Horn holes partially blocked 

Determine whether obstruction is on air cap or paint

Heavy Right or Left Side Pattern



tip, by making test pattern, rotating cap half turn and



spraying again. If the defect is inverted, obstruction is



on air cap


Obstruction on paint tip or 

Clean air cap with non metallic instrument. If


Dirt on air cap seat or paint tip seat 

obstruction is on paint tip, check for fine burring which



can be removed with 600 wet or dry sandpaper, or for



dried paint inside opening (wash off)

Fluttering Spray


Lack of paint 

Refill container


Blocked paint passages 



Damaged paint nozzle or needle 

Clean needle set or replace is neccessary

Paint Leaking from Gland Nut


Loose gland nut 



Worn gland washer 


Pain Leaking from Front of Gun


Needle not seated correctly due to:


Worn or damaged paint nozzle 



Dirt or dried paint in nozzle 



Gland washer done up to tight, preventing needle 








Scored or damaged needle 





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Easy Sprayer Spray Paint Outfit

Congratulations on the purchase of your new GEPRO

Easy Sprayer painting outfit.

Providing that you take good care through regular

maintainence and cleaning procedures your GEPRO

Easy Sprayer will give you many years of trouble free

use. It is of utmost importance you read, understand and

practice the instructions that have been provided with

this machine. Proof of purchase must be provided when

making any claim for warranty.


 The Trade Practices Act 1974 (Commonwealth) and

similar State and Territory  legislation relating to the

supply of goods and services, protects consumer's

interests by ensuring that customers are entitled in

certain situations to the benifit of various conditions,

warranties, guarantees, rights and remedies (including

warranties as to merchantability and fitness for purpose)

associated with the supply of good and services.

A consumer should seek legal advice as to the

nature and extent of these protected interests. In some

circumstances the supplier of goods and services may

legally stipulate that the said conditions, guarantees,

rights and remedies are limited or entirely excluded.

The warranties set out in clause 2 shall be additional to

any non excludable warranties to which the customer

may be entitled pursuant to any statue.


 Subject to Clause 3, GEPRO gives the following

warranties to the customer:

Insofar as they are manufactured or imported by

GEPRO Goods will, upon, be of

merchantable quality and reasonable fit for the purpose

or purposes for which they are supplied by GEPRO.

GEPRO will repair or, at its option, replace those of

the goods which, upon examination, are found by

GEPRO to be defective in workmanship and/or materials.


 The Warranty in Clause 2:

Is conditional upon:

The customer notifying GEPRO in writing of its

claim within Seven (7) days of becoming aware of the

basis thereof, and at its own expense returning the

goods which are the subject of the claim to GEPRO.

The equipment being used in accordance with

Manufacturer's Operating manuals, and under

competent supervision.

Does not apply to:

Components not of GEPRO manufacture, which are

contained within the goods.

Obsolete goods sold at auction, secondhand goods and

prototype goods.

Breakdown or  malfunction caused by accident, misuse

or normal wear and tear.

Repair or replacement made other than by GEPRO

or it's Accredited Agents, unless by prior arrangements

with GEPRO.


 GEPRO hereby declares that, to the extent permitted

by law, it hereby limits its liability in respect of the

supply of good which are not of a kind ordinarily

acquired for personal, domestic or household use or

consumption to any one or more of the following (the

choice of which shall be at the option of GEPRO):

The replacement of the goods or the supply of

equivalent goods.

The repair of goods

The payment of the cost of replacing the goods or

acquiring equivalent goods.

The payment of the cost of having the goods repaired.


 Except as provided in Clause 2 to 4 above, to the

extent permitted by statute. GEPRO hereby excludes

all liability for any loss, damage, death or injury of any

kind whatsoever occaisioned to Customer in respect of

the supply of goods including direct, indirect

consequential or incidental loss, damage or injury of

any kind.


The GEPRO Easy Sprayer is covered by a two (2) year

from original date of purchase, domestic (home use)

limited warranty which protects the owner from faulty parts

or workmanship, selected parts as listed below are

deemed consumable, that is, they will wear with extended

use and are covered by a seperate six (6) month use


A six (6) month warranty is provided to cover the

following parts from "NORMAL" use.

* Needle assembly * Air cap and nut * Lid washers

Warranty on commercial or industrial use is reduced to 30

days from purchase for faulty parts and workmanship and

excludes the following parts.

* Needle assembly * Air cap and nut * Lid washers

Warranty DOES NOT cover

* The Easy Sprayer for any other application other than

  what it is designed for.

* Damage through abuse or neglect.

* Block spray guns through lack of cleaning and


* Worn components through extend use.

Item Part 


1     Paint Control Adjusting Screw 


2     Needle Assembly 


3     Paint Tube 


4     Aircap and Nut 


5     Lid Washers 




Blower Unit - polypropylene  Power required: 

240 Volts, 1100 Watts


Spray Gun - nylon 


5 Amps


Air Hose - PVC 


Spray gun , blower

Air supply 

315 litres/minute 


and hose


(10.9 cfm) 


4.1kg, packed 4.4kg


15.5kPa (2.2 p.s.i.)


Spray Gun (complete) 


Paint Container 


Thinning Cup 


Replacement Hose 3 metre 


Power Cord Storage

Caution: Power cord must be fully

extended during operation.

Manufactured by


Unit 3, 78 - 80 Bayfield Road, Bayswater Victoria 3153, Australia

In the interest of continuous improvement GEPRO PTY LTD reserves the

right to change the specifications or design of any of it's products without prior notice

Made in Tiawan

Copyright 2004


Customer Service Centre

1800 350 001

GEPRO Website Address



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Gun Not Spraying?

It could be that the two holes inside the lid have become blocked. To unblock

unscrew paint container from the gun. Pull out paint Pick Up Stem from the

Gun Body. On either side of this hole there are two smaller holes (refer to

Figure 2). One or both of these holes may be blocked with dry paint.

To clean, use a long piece of timber dowel or wire (a straightened wire coat

hanger is ideal) to unblock the dry paint by prodding holes till paint loosens.

Be careful not to damage or enlarge these holes.

This procedure should be carried out every time especially if using fast

drying paints.

For further information please contact the GEPRO Customer Service

Centre on 1800 350 001


Read and observe the following safety instructions before using this product to avoid

personal injury. It is important to read the instructions manual to understand the

applications, limitations and potential hazzards associated with the paint outfit.


1.  Ensure the power source conforms to requirements on the name plate of the blower unit

2.  Always wear safety equipment such as goggles, ear protection, respirator, gloves and


protective clothing and footwear while operating this unit.

3.  If using and extention cord, check it for any damage before using.

4.  Before connecting the blower to mains power make sure the machine is in the OFF position

5.  Only use this machine in a well ventilated area.

6.  Never immerse the blower unit in water.

7.  Never point the spray at people or animals.

8.  Always turn the unit off when refilling or removing the spray gun.

9.  Never leave the unit on and unsupervised.

10.  Do not allow children to operate this unit.

11.  Spraying solvents - refer to warning on page three (3) of manual.

12.  Only use this machine for the use it is intended.

13.  Never spray paint onto or into the air take of the blower unit.

14.  Never cover the air intake vents.

15.  Never leave paint in the spray gun when storing.