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    Ian Smith replied to the thread Grit fail.
    I had same problem with evostick and diall pva... Everbuild is good.
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    Ian Smith replied to the thread The big launch (2).
    Now there's no need to get upset all I did was give 2 reasons why I wouldn't use it. The best place you could launch your gimmick is...
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    Ian Smith replied to the thread The big launch (2).
    I seem to have hit a nerve, you've criticised me because you couldn't defend your product. Also as there is no plaster behind the bead...
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    Ian Smith replied to the thread Update materials.
    I take back what I said about the flexi trowel, today kept it flat and only used it for 2nd and 3rd trowel, fantastic. I still think...
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    Ian Smith replied to the thread Update materials.
    Thanks for your reply, using one coat for skimming seems expensive. But my main point is that finish is a poor material. Proven by...
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    Ian Smith replied to the thread The big launch (2).
    So how would it work on an uneven wall where the beads need adjusting to align with window frames? Seems to me it can only work in ideal...
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    Ian Smith replied to the thread Update materials.
    We used to finish with the gold and red using sponge and spatula, never seen the sigma stuff
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    Ian Smith replied to the thread Update materials.
    No I'm from Liverpool
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    Ian Smith reacted to Complete's post in the thread Update materials with Like Like.
    Dear Pablo escobar.......
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    Ian Smith replied to the thread Update materials.
    Thank you for your well thought out, mature and considered opinion
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    Ian Smith replied to the thread Update materials.
    Just had to get that off my chest..... Don't know how much they are I was there 20 years ago and the firm bought the materials... but...
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    Dear BG As a plasterer of 30 years it still annoys me that when skimming I need to apply the finish in two coats. To make a good job...
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    Ian Smith replied to the thread Mixed suction backgrounds.
    On a high suction background allow the pva 24 hours to dry then pva again before skimming while it's tacky.
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