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    Let it be, Let it bee!

    Ps I'm not looking for people's sympathy or to give a toss just explaining me self for what it's worth
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    Let it be, Let it bee!

    No not a courser and know the difference between good an rough, problem I've got is 100% of time I'm on me own driving me self mad nick picking an confidence knocking. That co inside with I've got major ocd to the to point I'm even going to counciling know to try an calm it, ny anyway that's...
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    Let it be, Let it bee!

    Again thanks for all replies chap's (y)
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    Let it be, Let it bee!

    Cheers Mr faithful (y)
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    Let it be, Let it bee!

    Does anyone double up coats straight away? As in 1st coat don't flatten just straight on with 2nd? Was always taught to flatten first before your second coat
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    Let it be, Let it bee!

    Been telling the mrs this for years!:LOL:
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    Let it be, Let it bee!

    Cheers bud (y) , do have a flexi but only ever sees the wall right at the death
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    Let it be, Let it bee!

    Thanks for responses gents (y)
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    Let it be, Let it bee!

    Evening people hope all is well? I don't know how, when or why exactly but over the past few weeks to me own detriment have developed a habit of troweling the wall/lid to early. Creating me self nothing but agg, :tonto:tiger strips, ripples, lumps and bump, which then struggle like f**k to then...
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    Kick in the nuts

    Had to some rendering in the heat last week builder thought was making it up that rendering in direct sunlight in 29 degree heat is a no go.... but nope they know best just said when it dry out to quick turns to dust and cracks, it's not on my back!
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    Kick in the nuts

    Does anyone else ever have them days when you think I give up with this plastering/rendering malarkey?! You try your best, knock your pipe out, work lates, get up early, etc and it only takes a light flicked the wrong way or the sun glacing through the window across the wall, and in the blink...
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    Timing timing timing

    Thats trouble I had, it's not the tools as loads of spread use and get on with them fine, it was me not using them at right time and place and making a hash of things
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    Timing timing timing

    Thanks for replies chaps (y)
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    Timing timing timing

    Yes mate, bounce between few builders extensions, lofts etc, and me own stuff Never done site work I wouldn't be quick enough anyways! :X3:
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    Timing timing timing

    Of course timings is a crucial part of process, but think where started to use Speedskim and flexi's was got caught up in thinking it got to keep on it otherwise get caught out with ripples, bumps etc. But as mentioned before in other post just gone back to basics 1 trowel mt permashape all...
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    Timing timing timing

    Afternoon people hope all is fine and dandy? Recently had bit if mare with builder, work got pulled under torch light, (which has now been sorted) understand its not the way to judge plastering, but even still wasn't happy with my work. And as since been trying different methods etc and think...
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    Mt black red original or permashape?

    Thanks for responses chaps (y)
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    Mt black red original or permashape?

    Yea they do, don't mind a little bent just didn't want a louie Spence one :chica:
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    Mt black red original or permashape?

    Gone for another permashape had good sort thro down builders merchants got a relatively straight one (y) didn't realise/forgot how flexi the original mt xrtalite are?
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    Mt black red original or permashape?

    Few years back there were no where near as bad and the trowel of using now is a permashape 8 years old. Hence thinking of going back to the original black an red handle xtralite mt
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    Mt black red original or permashape?

    That's the plan have got few planters to render coming up and a floor to screed, just don't know whether to original mt or permashape, only thing that puts us off permashape is that most of them now come off the shelf like boomerangs
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    Mt black red original or permashape?

    To be fair have been looking to get a new one for a while drop me setting trowel few months back hit the ladder and took a dig out of it have tried sodding about sanding it etc as don't wanna give her up, it's ok laying on but trowel it's bit agg having to keep rotating trowel to keep the dig...
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    Mt black red original or permashape?

    Afternoon good people, Originals or permashape marshalltowns ss or carbon what's people's preference? In the market for another setting trowel ideally would like to stick to the Mt's as most places stock can get your hands on one to check its not dog legged before you buy it, as online buys you...
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    Jack it in, Gutted, help!

    Cavity closer :ROFLMAO:
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    Jack it in, Gutted, help!

    It's much appreciated fella (y)
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    Jack it in, Gutted, help!

    Will have a look on app store that would defo come in handy thanks mate (y)
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    Jack it in, Gutted, help!

    Dont get me wrong there are blinding bit of kit, but think for the minute goner just go back to basics mt from start to finish, I've obviously got the timings wrong when using it (set to much) not pushing down lumps an bumps, same with flexi to early to late? Of course its not the tools it's the...
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    Jack it in, Gutted, help!

    Many thanks for advice lads, means alot (y) have since emailed him (as so there is a paper trail) stating the Fis spec sheet, ( attached a photo) which clearing states tolerances regarding lighting etc also spoke with a rep on phone at British gypsum and he also backed up that what he's doing...
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    Jack it in, Gutted, help!

    If it doesn't pass he super "torch test" :rolleyes::X3:
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    Jack it in, Gutted, help!

    Must admit I'm not happy with the work, but have woken up with fresh head and do think he is being unreasonable with "torch test" crap as he has agreed thw work is fine under normal natural daylight an lighting conditions, have foolishly in a moment of weakness offered to come back for free to...
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    Jack it in, Gutted, help!

    Back to marshalltown all the way through
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    Jack it in, Gutted, help!

    Any ideas or advice on how to avoid this going forward ladies an gents please?
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    Jack it in, Gutted, help!

    It's defo s**t, not happy, You think that could be the problem? Or f**k**g about with it while to wet? Combo of both? Going to just strip it back to basics mt from start to finish no flex or speedskim, Any advice welcome mate
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    Jack it in, Gutted, help!

    Food for thought right there mate! :boxeador:
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    Jack it in, Gutted, help!

    Thanks bud just eats away at us
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    Jack it in, Gutted, help!

    12 years, been doing own bits for about a year, if honest looking at getting back on with firm, been working on me tod most days always picking me work then stuff like this happens and spend all day worrying about it
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    Jack it in, Gutted, help!

    Thanks for responses gents means a lot (y)
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    Jack it in, Gutted, help!

    With a torch at all angles? I know but is just haunting us the more I look at it the worse it gets I'm fuming, not going to do anything going forward, not that he will have us back
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    Jack it in, Gutted, help!

    It's the first time I've come across it, as you say most what you in out an lash it on as there "behind"
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    Jack it in, Gutted, help!

    Thanks mate (y)
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    Jack it in, Gutted, help!

    Is that when final lighting positions are in before plastering goes on?
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    Jack it in, Gutted, help!

    Hold me hands up its not good I'm gutted and has been kicking me self most of the day,:tonto: Was onto old plasterboard been up about month according to the builder
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    Jack it in, Gutted, help!

    I did think that, why would you get a spread in then?
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    Jack it in, Gutted, help!

    Thanks again for replies chaps (y)
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    Jack it in, Gutted, help!

    Thanks mate, did make me question things, no never again to be fair don't even know where he got my number from in first place
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