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    Well done England

    Very pleased for them, they are the best in Europe.
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    2 people on a machine

    3 to make a ritmo work, 2 on a 3 phase machine,that's what we find pays.
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    £650 a cut

    Three of us, I'm the one with the big bollox who prices and funds the fiasco, I don't work as hard as I used to which suites me Sir, we try and make 260 each for rendering in middle England but usually fall short, nice lifestyle though.
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    PRB Superbut

    Late spray, cuts back nice next day even if gone a bit too much, funk waiting around looking at it.
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    What’s best machine

    Mai machines are quality IMO, bit pricey though.
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    Strata mp025

    Might be your start up procedure, as in too much water when you first prime mixing tube, if you put too much water in it impedes powder flow to chamber, try reducing it. I have never used a strata pump but try it and see if it helps with continuity. The above comments don't mean any harm, they...
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    Renderer required for Warwickshire job

    M-Ex Solutions, give me a call in the spring.
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    Hi folks - Paramount Board Question

    Stick another layer of 9.5mm board on top and skim
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    Second gap while spraying

    Sorted now then, elite exteriors here we go! What else could go wrong?
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    Second gap while spraying

    It will cause problems Tramp, the mixing process in the chamber is a delicate part of a mixerpumps operation, the powder introduction would be compromised creating issues. I have been using machines for a long time and have made every f**k up possible.
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    Second gap while spraying

    Just cover the rotor head with water on initial start up, water inlet pipe on the top inlet. When you first put water to pump, open main outlet tap and and fill a bucket to bleed air out of line.
  12. M

    Feb 2 in 1 bottle

    Why not Church?
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    Aint got a problem spraying it Vincey, bit messy but on large areas it's fine, it just don't set quick enough. One coat stuff isn't tough enough imo.
  14. M

    Anyone know / recommend a decent 360-degree worklight?

    Festool is good but this is better, already had batteries so bought one, best yet.
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    Gentlemen, for some reason beyond my comprehension mixing hardwall through a continuous mixer or mixerpump ( lotus XS or ritmo) means it don't set quick enough on the wall in order to skim it same day and move on the next, it always sets in the mixing chamber which causes issues, have tried...
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    The new M-tec M200 240v domestic Edition

    Does it have a compressor and water pump built in Ryan?
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    Joddy mix

    We tried with hardwall and didn't have a good time, material sets in mixing chamber and causes problems.
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    Johnsons base coat

    Using parex maite at present on a large scale project , we don't spray it, too messy and loads of windows, we have a PFT lotus xs mixer, every man goes to mixer fills tub to his needs when he wants then lugs it up scaffold himself when required, seems to work for us. Exterior skimming really.
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    Ritmo rip off

    Don't give up before you start, you'll figure it out, they all basically work the same.
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    Ritmo l slimline

    To start pump with k-rend I prime mixing chamber as usual then add a little powder and mix it with a screwdriver in the bottom before fitting mixing paddle, it seems to help initial start up.
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    Ritmo l slimline

    Use the soft R&S for k-rend.
  22. M

    Fiat ducato

    Got a MWB Ducato auto 9 speed, not as well built as my previous VW Crafter but drives nice loaded or unloaded, much cheaper though.
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    PRB Rendering Materials

    We used weber for a long long time, any product we've used from PRB are comparative quality wise, the machines like it and P1 delivery works for us. Parex seemed too complicated to source colours and quantity from encon, good products though. Weber now do half pallets from minsters but PRB is...
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    3D Concrete Printer - MTec Duo Mix 2000 - WANTED

    You could try a PFT D3-5 R&S, might be a little slower, failing that a ritmo.
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    G5 vs G4

    Parts are still available, keep filters cleans and replace wear parts when needed, but get a good generator to power it, don't skimp and get a 12kva is my advice. ryan does a good 20kva at P1 shop.
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    Parex Render

    Rule of thumb is 50% lighter when dry and cured.
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    Water issue with my Ritmo

    Pleased you have it sorted out Bachi
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    Water issue with my Ritmo

    Solenoid valve in the water manifold isn't closing. PFT Wales or PFT northern will help you.
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    Help !!!

    Wet your hoses through, use tap on machine or tap with pressure, empty them out and a good squirt of squeezy in the end of mortar hose you connect to machine, get mortar as wet as you want want it before attaching spraygun to hose.
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    Help !!!

    I'll get it tested Tom, you may be onto something there, it's years old.
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    Damaged K-Rend

    How did he hit that , what a kerwan! Must of had his shades on.
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    Help !!!

    Got a little ritmo M but the other day it kept tripping fuseboard on a private house which had been updated, spoke to sparky and he said sometimes the RCD in a new board is too sensitive or the wrong rating, using a 3 phase pump is much easier if your putting on over 40 bags I'd say, the ritmo...
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    Help !!!

    Fairy we always use, only playing any type will do or wallpaper paste works too but never bothered with that myself.
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    Help !!!

    Set the machine up with adequate water pressure, most important, take mixing paddle out and disconnect water from mixing chamber and point into bucket, set your air hose up and use the air tap to turn machine on and off. Just get used to adjusting water whilst no powder involved, we always wack...
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    How much you say is fair

    f**k them off apart from the most reliable one and have a happy time going to work.
  36. M

    The prb

    I use it, deffo overnight. Nice gear.
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    Baumit silicone

    P1 match bucket coat to monocouche colour which is very useful on a lot of the jobs we do, can't fault the delivery service either, they seem like a win win supplier to me.
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    Anyone with experience from previous recessions/hard times

    Hard times get rid of all the wankers in the game, if you can't afford a van you perhaps need to work for someone on the cards, being a self employed plasterer might not suit you, it's not for everyone just work for a firm.
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    Repairing crack on K-rend

    Buy a bottle of fissure fill from rendit in k-rend ivory.
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    Putzmeister P13 pumping problems from Africa.....

    Difficult to say, 4:1 obviously more economical, what problems are you having? A P13 is a piston type pump so maybe your prep before pumping may hinder you objective, lube everything well, hoses too.
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    Putzmeister P13 pumping problems from Africa.....

    Make sure you add a plasticisor, and wetter is always better when pumping sand and cement.
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    Battery mixers

    "My cats blacker than yours". Quicker to two coat imo.
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    Anyone want 5 houses to skim in braintree essex

    Gary there ain't many of us left, don't weaken buddy!
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    Battery mixers

    I use a slghtly different method to skim boards that doesn't require running around like a c**t, I might be a little quicker than you in a controlled way too.
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    Anyone want 5 houses to skim in braintree essex

    Bit dangerous though, on those ladders without a green vest on! f**k that eh. Algeeman good points and cheers.
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    Anyone want 5 houses to skim in braintree essex

    Those fellas probably went to war in europe to liberate them, old photos tell a lot. On a brighter note, wow! Our living standards are brilliant in comparison, do we thank the politicians or ourselves?
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    Battery mixers

    What the f**k would you knock up 5 bags at a time for?
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    Anyone want 5 houses to skim in braintree essex

    They all have new vans around our way! When I was a kid they had bikes.
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    Anyone want 5 houses to skim in braintree essex

    Had about 12 lads on at one time in my life, I was about 35, whinging f**k**s worried about what I was up to all the time, half of them couldn't get water sorted then drill didn't work and so on, I now run 3 blokes myself included and can't say I go without and less stress.