18 inch roller sleeve

Discussion in 'Painters' Talk' started by NewApprentice23, Jul 5, 2018.

  1. Can anyone tell me what difference in these sleeves?

    Picasso 18" 1/2" Nap Microfibre Roller Sleeve

    Picasso 18" 3/4" Nap Microfibre Roller Sleeve

    Also does anyone have recommendations for 18” sleeves?


  2. KIAB

    KIAB Well-Known Member

    Can recommend Specsavers.:p

    Might be a bit hard for you to read, so have enlarge it below...

    Can recommend Specsavers
  3. Astramax

    Astramax Well-Known Member

    Nap or Pile mean the same, microfiber is a synthetic yarn, Purdy Colosuss are 100% polyamide, White Dove are Draylon a derivative of nylon which enables the paint to flow freely for a high quality finish. Roller choice is also down to what paint are you using and what surface is to be painted, smooth, rough etc.
  4. Astramax

    Astramax Well-Known Member

    ...and when you are at Specsavers KIAB ask for a dictionary. :D:D:D
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  5. KIAB

    KIAB Well-Known Member

    Blame my keyboard.

    PS: Have just corrected the typo for you.:)
  6. Thanks matey appreciated.

    What would you recommend for fresh plastered walls? Looking for good finish although I take it the better finish rollers don’t last as long?

  7. Astramax

    Astramax Well-Known Member

    I use Purdy 9"and 12" medium and long pile rollers most of the time as I do not do commercial work , you will be fine with a medium pile. 'Ye Olde' saying is look after you're tools and they will look after you.
  8. Astramax

    Astramax Well-Known Member

    That's what happens when you retire early you lose dexterity.;)
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