I need answers!!!!had this thing at our cab shop for a coupla mths.just need to know if im supposed to be get my paint up into that reservoir.seems to me if paint can get up there,the lubricant that you put in there could be getting in my cv,and causing slight overspray looking scaling.just nobody I know intelligent enough for this new gun that I can ask questions about ,id appreciate someone familiar with these kremlins .thanks
Maybe can you rewrite the question?
Is this a EOS Kremlin 10-1 or an older version?
Are you talking lube reservoir on pump and or issues with the gun (Xcite)
If paint is passing up the pump shaft into the lube reservoir this is not normal and you need to replace the seal cartridge on the pump shaft
Thx bhand,that was my main question,yes its new,the xcite gun seems great,im just new with these air assisted thingamajigs.its just hard to troubleshoot without support.the paint company we got it from is not anyone i even trust to answer the simplest questions.our bad.yeah,paint goin up in that lube resevoir.just seems to me that if paint can go up in there,that lube could be gettin in my topcoat
Hello William have you always maintain lube level in the reservoir using the the Kremlin lube? Dry reservoir means $ and seal replacement
Regardless try contacting Kremlin to see if they can assist you or if they will do warranty goodwill work .
If your handy it is fairly easy to replace, in fact Kremlin has a You Tube video on the pump rebuild. Upper seal kit is around $140
if it has been run dry and not full of lube all the time you will be lucky to get by with just an upper seal on the fluid section on a 10:1 kremlin.... The culprit is usually negligence to keep the cup full, clean and junk free....If it runs dry and there crud and sediment in the cup it will score and scratch the piston rod... new seal will fix it for a month or so then the scratch on the rod will be tearing the new seal and start leaking again..... most likely time for a new piston rod and lower rebuilt packing kit.... It's very easy to tear down and replace the seals.... you just need a nice heavy duty bench vise with soft clamping jaws to get the lower half unscrewed... and at least a big pipe clamp or even better a very large open end wrench that fits the groove so you don't mar up the cylinder outside while taking it apart.... I've done about 50+ of those kit rebuilds on 10:14's
the paint company that sold it to us had to replace piston seal about a week after we bought it.(supposedly)because paint was going up into the reservoir.yeah,kept fluid in it.but that didn't stop the paint from rising even after the (new)seal.just bad service I think.i really really appreciate yalls input,thanks so much
if it was replaced recently then you definitely have a piston rod that is scored... tear it down and inspect it... clean the rod in solvent and check for scratches... if you can catch it with a nail then a new piston is in order... Currently we buy our rebuild kits & parts through Sherwin Williams product finishes division and secondly airpower
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