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  1. Badgerrrrrrr

    Anyone got a spare s*p*r*lex?

    Mate got a 16inch Nela s*p*r*lex , yours if your still after one. Used a few times I don’t get on with it. Cheers Badger.
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    How to finish basecoat

    Not done much thin coat myself , but found using a wet medium Regina sponge and a spray with water stops any tearing then a spat over the fat leaves a nice and flat finish.
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    Original cornicing

    Keep the boards as tight to the cornice as you can, any gaps bond and scrim, but there is no 100% guarantee you might get the odd hair line on the join. Take the old ceiling down leaving 4 inch’s around the cornice and butt up against that, but that’can be messy with an old lath plaster ceiling...
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    Spats!!!

    Yes but......High Work is Not Eye Work....lol ....
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    Spats!!!

    I do, but I also like the 600 for running large walls and ceilings, and you can just replace the blades on the spat.
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    Spats!!!

    Because it’s a gizmos....and I need one....lol....just stick with a carbon steel trowel can’t go wrong ....... I think some people think the latest gadget out will make them a good plasterer, like some sort of magic wand....a plasterer can plaster with any trowel, looking at some of the work out...
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    Spats!!!

    The handle rotates and locks in all directions so you can use it like a trowel.
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    Spats!!!

    Superprof twister,
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    Spats!!!

    I have the 570....0.4mm blade, they do have a screw attachment in the handle but I have not tried it with a pole. Once layed on I have finished the set with just the spat , they have square ends so you can get in the corners with it as well which I like better than rounded ones...but each to...
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    Spats!!!

    Been using superprof twister for a few months, I find them great for flattening in @zombie .
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    Alright

    Welcome to the mad house......:birra:
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    sbr

    I’d scat the surface with a sbr, cement and sand mix and let that set before scratch coat to give it a key.
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    render sponge

    With @Vincey i been usin* the magic sponge on sand and cemen here’s a little gable today, I find they take a lot of float swirls out leaving the wall nice and flat. .
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    back to reallity

    Yes...but the price just trebled
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    tax rebate

    That’s the key word there...HOPEFULLY.....lol. 4 weeks stripping paper and prepping you take it steady there Danny....lol.
  16. Badgerrrrrrr

    Aldi strikes again

    A out of date stale roll ....lol
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    Beginning of the end! ???

    No how you feel mate, but then I’m 56 years young. I gave up site work while ago which helped me and only do private work now, have a few mason mates who help out with larger work and help them when needed and I’m quite happy just to do 3 days a week now if I can get away with it lol. But if...
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    Saturday jobs

    You must be on a good day rate to take 8 days to just scrape that much off lol lol ..........suns out go play on your motorbike.
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    Absolute Pot Luck

    Did that last year Danny , 8 months traveling, might have to do some work this year to pay for it.....then again maybe not...lol
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    Saturday jobs

    Shrunk a bit more today....lol
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    Saturday jobs

    And not to much crap came out with the insert liner kit.lol.
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    Saturday jobs

    Think fire place was last done in 1955,, so yes it’s shrunk over the years lol.
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    Saturday jobs

    Swap you Danny .... fire place to come out.
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    Saturday jobs

    Ha ha probably find the rest of the wall is only held on by the paper
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    TO SPONGE OR NOT TO SPONGE

    Every day is a school day. Your a wiser person from the books you read and the people you talk to....... shame I didn’t learn to read..lol. And being closer to 60 than 50 nowI’m still learning.
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    TO SPONGE OR NOT TO SPONGE

    Try it for yourself Lodan before you discard the idea, always handy to have a few strings to your bow. We’d all be laying on with a wooden float still if we didn’t try different techniques and tools, and poor old Nela and Refina would be out of business then what would people fill their vans up...
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    What a mug shot........

    Or even better ....watch some M.M......Marshy Milf....lol
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    What a mug shot........

    What two coats as well marshy, F.ck next you’ll be wanting me to polish it up ......lol. Might get a first trowel by lunch if I’m lucky the way its hanging. Time for another coffee and watch loose women on the square box thing.
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    What a mug shot........

    That time of day again ...
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    DPF filter.

    There are ways around cleaning the dpf filter yourselves. Worth do a cleaning one
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    Emergency question

    May a bit late, but I’d be finding the joists and rescrewing the boards up as well.
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    Near miss.

    Lived to tell the tale, that’s the main thing.
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    Speedskim trowels

    No................4 ......lol
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    Speedskim trowels

    That was the first 2 minutes .....
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    Speedskim trowels

    Was just bored Cornelius... passed an hour
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    Speedskim trowels

    I made one last year mate, not the best with trying to find old threads but was too heavy to use really unless you had arms like popeye ,
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    Had a stroke at 34 years old

    Just caught up with this thread, not good news @Cornelius , hope all is well with you now. We've all been there working the hours to pay the bills to not letting people down. Take your time to recover fully before you go back and then ease yourself back into work, take it from an old c.nt like...
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    How long would you give a labourer?

    Getting soft in your old age marshy, should have one ready as you pull up lol
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    Next Comp Win A Trowel

    Cheers @Marshy
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    Next Comp Win A Trowel

    Don't be like that Marshy, I need a new floor scrape :bailando::D
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    Next Comp Win A Trowel

    Nice rounded conservatory roof.
  42. Badgerrrrrrr

    complete plastering tool kit ?

    Teabag..!!...nah I'm a coffee type of guy thanks :bananahappy:
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    complete plastering tool kit ?

    Don't forget the most important peace of kit......:)
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    rendering

    That's extra for Cottage style.....................:D
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    Rough kitchen

    Your a good teacher Danny ........lol
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    Rough kitchen

    As good as this little Saturday job.......classic yes mate it's ready to skim out...yeah right....lol shut the door and went home.
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