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    Want a demo of a new British Plaster?

    They do it’s called multi or board finish :LOL:
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    Newly plastered wall is bumpy.

    1 coat plastic fantastic gone wrong by the looks of it :LOL: would 100% get him back to reskim it, sanding and filling shouldn’t be required :rayos:
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    dewalt work light!

    £200 odd or so… my mate had some Chinese knock off 9ah £50 a battery reckons they’re good don’t work for the mixing drill but if you have the t stak radio or light they work
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    dewalt work light!

    Hopefully not as expensive as the 12ah
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    dewalt work light!

    To be fair your work looks better in the dark so I wouldn’t get one if I was you :LOL:
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    dewalt work light!

    Out of curiosity has it got to be cordless?
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    dewalt work light!

    Yeah easily, if you got quite a few 9ah for it then I’d get it, all these little £30 cordless lights are ok for small rooms but for anything bigger the dewalt is what you want
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    dewalt work light!

    They’re good for a cordless light, get 8 hours on the lowest setting with a 9ah but for big rooms need it on the 2nd and 3rd setting only get 3-5 hours out of a battery
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    Carta easy skim

    They’ve done all they can do with trowels imo just feels like these company’s are making up any old sh*t and sticking a ridiculous price tag on it
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    Carta easy skim

    Tbh thought the same thing £100 apparently when they come out
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    Carta easy skim

    Anyone got one of these or just another gimmick?
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    Xtra light vs perma shape

    And I’m impatient :aburrido:
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    Xtra light vs perma shape

    Takes a few weeks to get it to a state to finish work with imo
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    Xtra light vs perma shape

    Just bought a 13x5 marshalltown xtra lite always used perma shapes what they like??
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    Brum/cov work, reliable spreads needed

    I’d quite happily mix up for £500 a day :risas2:
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    Brum/cov work, reliable spreads needed

    Jesus, is retirement that boring you research plasterboard :ROFLMAO:
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    Going Rate

    I asked a few lads who sub work out I got told £12m2 labour, but ultimately what ever you’re happy with and will make money
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    Sponge float...one coat.

    Many ways to skin a cat fella
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    Sponge float...one coat.

    Chancers? Or people trying to find a sh*t job a bit easier?
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    skimmers asap

    £5 a metre :envidioso lucky to get £4 here and that’s taking Windows and doors out
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    Artex fail

    But agree 100% too many plonkers about in the run of the mill stuff willing to work for £100 - £150 a day not for me quoting up jobs against them lot that’s why I do site
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    Artex fail

    No mate far from it! Don’t even do domestic work it bores the life out of me, I’m a site monkey. Done this as a favour for family member for absolute peanuts and he’s being unreasonable imo
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    Artex fail

    Plastered countless jobs onto dry pva only time it’s failed on me is this ceiling with a hole in the roof above . all spreads have different ways of doing things next time I’ll think “what would lime Plastering do?”:ROFLMAO:
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    Artex fail

    You sound fun at party’s :oops:
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    Artex fail

    Nath has had your pants down fella accept it and move on :ROFLMAO:
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    Artex fail

    Sounds it :ROFLMAO:
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    Artex fail

    Did you ever find out what caused it to fail? This 20m2 ceiling half of it has fell down the other half solid as anything
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    Artex fail

    not visible water damage but imagine it has got wet he says the holes been there for 15 years!
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    Artex fail

    Enlighten me what do you suggest? Grit that’s twice the price that does the same thing? :ROFLMAO:
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    Artex fail

    Don’t say that! o_O
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    Artex fail

    Skimmed over all the artex in his house all sound apart from 5m2 near the hole
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    Artex fail

    Skimmed an artex ceiling recently and about a week later got a call saying the plaster has fell down.. I’ve done all the ceilings in his house and it’s only this 1 room I’ve had an issue with all 2 coat uni bond the night before and skim Went back to overboard it had a look in his loft and saw a...
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    New trowel combo

    Decent trowels them REFINA 3’s mine was worn in nicely after a few sets
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    Apprenticeship help....

    It’s still a career all be it not the best one
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    F*****g knob

    Yeah certain house types are just starting to be skimmed on persimmon where I am because it takes too long to be jointed but it’s been jointing for years. Can’t stick their sites tho houses have no meterage
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    F*****g knob

    Strange how it works all persimmon my way are jointed
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    Nela black edition

    I’ll pay you a 5er to take it off my hands
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    Nela black edition

    Shocking ain’t they literally used mine for about 2 minutes and now it’s sat in the van fkin shocking trowel wish I got a new REFINA super flex
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    Has anyone gone all battery tools?

    £1100 worth, but its worth every penny no messing about with generator or leads dewalt light is amazing pricey though
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    Nela black edition

    I understand that only use my flexis for the last couple of trowels but what I’m saying is the black edition isn’t anywhere near usable at any stage
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    Nela black edition

    What’s the point in having a trowel you can only use on certain times of a wall? Sounds like hard work to me! Bit disappointed in mine used it straight out of the box made a right mess... sanded it down and still made a mess didn’t have this problem with the REFINA flexi and that’s probably a...
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    Trowels...

    It’s not the wand it’s the wizard holding it.
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    Holidays?

    True! Seen some cool places in Bournemouth online rather be on a beach abroad tho :LOL:
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    Holidays?

    Ha. Just don’t know if it’s worth the hassle if it gets delayed or what ever and losing money possibly
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    Holidays?

    Where did he go? Could deal with masks in airport and travelling but hotel round the bar would put me off
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    Holidays?

    Out of curiosity anyone been on holiday abroad recently? Or got somewhere booked? Normally go away every September and still want to but feeling it’s a bit naive
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    A sad day

    Depends how much you putting on. Wouldn’t fancy skimming out 80m2 a day using just a trowel
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    Material situation???

    Hmrc always win know loads of people that get done further down the line... people will claim while still at work but will get the bill for it a few years down the line
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    Where can I buy a bag of multifinish?

    Cheapest I found online delivered o_O
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