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    used a couple of bags of it that a plumber got for me to do a bathroom and i found it ok, like the old knauf stuff i used to use on barretts sites,.i suppose the secret is to be a real spread.
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    Job measurement / estimation

    when ever i measure up a house or extension i always get the same question where bi-folds or window walls are , i hope your not going measure that whole wall up,i always reply no i do not measure window or door walls up as whole i measure them up as a liner metre for reveals and heads, shuts...
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    Tool quality

    And that is why we have now got the kung flu because we have sold out our great quality British manufacturing base to this cheap s**t.
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    Board finish for sale...

    mix it 50 /50 with lime and it's the same as fresh plaster, been doing it for weeks.
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    Pebble dashing

    wash the dash before you use so you get all the dust ,s**t off the stones.
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    @British Gypsum!!!

    i just hope that BG have not furlough staff when they could have keeped going like the supermarkets have and have now caused a problem with 10s000 of trades unable to work due to jobs unable to progress, it would be criminal if they received government money.
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    Multi Finish Party Time

    i would imagine b&q are just shifting stock which as a sell by date to these stores so they don't get caught with loads of out of date stock thinking of themselves. shut the f**k down.
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    Self Employed

    You should not be working for peanuts if you are self employed ,it's your own business the only problem is there are to many fake self employed with the employer having to pick up no responsibility for your welfare , i can't believe the amount of people earning under £200 a day and calling...
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    Free tools

    bluebirds , enough said.
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    Nela max

    with tools i have always associated cheap with crap , i was just checking out all these new trowels everybody is raving about but they seem to be no better or as good than a good old marshalltown ss ,after my second coat there is not a mark on the wall,but i think people want to put one coat...
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    Nela max

    how much
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    Nela max

    16 in, tool station i think £40 .
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    Nela max

    bought the oxo ultra flex a couple of months ago and leaves marks everywhere, bit disappointing as i'm trying all these new ways after over 30 years of plastering and nothing comes close to a marshalltown ss trowel, second coat and not a mark, ultra flex and lines everywhere.
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    Free tools

    so i take it no one has ever taken anything off site when we have had a hobble on,because that would be intentionally stealing off your employer.