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Dispense paints neatly and easily. Improved locking mechanism keeps paint inside the containers, and keeps containers clean. For use with Blick Tempera paints and Blickrylics ½ and 1 gallon containers.
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By Art Teacher
from Lowell MA
I want to thank Blick support team for incredible service! They replaced my clocked pumps and was so sympathetic about the problems I had with the pumps. I will update how the improved pumps are working within a few months.Thanks again!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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from Philadelphia, PA
These were terrible. I had a paint party and got these pumps for my half gallon paint bottles. Each pump splurts out a small amount of paint at a time, so I had to do 8-10 pumps or more for each color. My arms were exhausted after pumping paint for 20 people!
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: Thank you for reaching out! We did have some issues with these pumps, which we have since corrected. It sounds like what you received were some of the old ones, and we'd like to work with you to make this right. Please give us a call at 1-800-723-2787, and we'll be happy to help you!
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Saving so much money in the classroom!
from Laurel, MS
I bought these pumps along with gallons of Blick Essentials Tempera in hopes of helping my Art I students not waste so much paint. The pumps have worked wonderfully and my students now have a measurable amount of paint they may use before getting more if necessary. (I.e., one pump per color) The students and I are very happy with the pumps!
(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
Don't get your hopes up.
from El Paso, TX
These pumps work nicely, but only for a short amount of time. After storage, or after switching the pump from one half gallon to another bottle, they stop working. Sometimes the pump does not pump out a lot of paint, or the pump moves--but no paint comes out--even after I clean it. This is frustrating, as this would be the easiest/cleanest way to distribute paint among my art classes (over 100 students a day!).
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Merchant response: We apologize for the issues you had with these pumps. We've recently sourced improved pumps that shouldn't misbehave in this way, and we're happy to replace older, defective pumps. Please give us a call at 1-800-723-2787, and our Customer Care Agents will take good care of you!
By John Boy
from New Jersey
Was happy with the pumps! Great value.
from Rockwood mi
Works great for painting parties
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Don't waste your money.
By Tiffany from Topeka
from Topeka, KS
I bought 12 of these for my classroom's half-gallon Blickrylic bottles. We're just over a month into the school year, and they're mostly unusable. -They get clogged. Paint gets stuck in the tip of the pump, and the only way to unclog it is to either dig up there with a needle tool or hit the pump really hard, which sprays paint EVERYWHERE.-They don't pump. If the pump is not clogged, sometimes, they just don't pump. You can pump for minutes on end and not receive any paint.-They don't solve my classroom problem. I got these because having kids get their own paint from a screw top lid is a nightmare. They drip acrylic over the side of the bottle, and then the tops won't screw back on correctly. Another kid in a different class decides to shake the paint, and BAM! - explosion resulting from a not-correctly-on lid. Now, kids just unscrew the pumps, pour paint, and then screw the pumps back on. Same problem, different lid.
Merchant response: We apologize for the frustration you've experienced with these pumps, and we hope you'll give us a call at 1-800-723-2787 at your earliest convenience. We've worked with our vendor to re-source these pumps at their original, high quality, and we're happy to replace yours. Our Customer Care Agents will be glad to assist you!
By Prolific Painter
from Vacaville, CA
I bought several of these pumps to go on the gallon acrylic paints, for which they were advertised. First, they were too long and we had to trim them to fit. This should not have affected their usage, however, since I've trimmed many pumps in my lifetime and have never had an issue. My daughter and I do paint party events, so we dispense a lot of paint. She is the one who has to use these pumps, and initially we thought they were difficult because they needed to be primed, but even after she got the paint to come out, it takes a Herculean effort to furiously pump erratic spurts into our smaller containers. We had a couple of pumps that worked well, so I ordered others (didn't return any since I had trimmed them), thinking I had just gotten a couple of bad ones. Same issues, plus these were messy spurts besides. Not only that, despite good cleaning and care on our part, the few good ones we had quit working after a couple of months. TERRIBLE product. Don't waste your money.
Merchant response: We're sorry to hear that these pumps didn't perform as they should have, and we see that one of our Customer Care Agents was able to send you replacements. Please know that once our customers let us know there was a problem with these, we worked to restore the quality to what it should be, and we're confident that you will find the replacement pumps very much improved. If we can be of further assistance, please let us know!
Not worth it!
Have to replace on a regular basis. They clock and become unusable.
Merchant response: We're sorry to hear about the issues you're having with these pumps, and we're happy to assist you with this. One of our Customer Care Agents will be in touch via email to see how we can help.
only purchased because there is nothing else ...
By the resident artist
from Kingman, AZ
I buy these by the dozen now because they last, at best, 3-4 weeks. We manage to 'get by' with cleaning them every other day from clogging. It would really help if they came apart so we could clean out the spring mechanism inside the head ... soaking in soapy water overnight does the most good. You would think that a product sold on the same page with a paint product would function with that paint product ... if I can find a delivery mechanism that works better I'll buy it.
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