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    Black Marigolds

    Or sit in the van pretending to do some paper work and get one of those hard working polish gentleman to do it for you and pay him £1.50 hour for the privilege .
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    Black Marigolds

    Mtfu
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    Plastering wood - possible?

    the one frequented by DIY's and do gooders https://www.ultimatehandyman.co.uk/forum1/index.php
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    Plastering wood - possible?

    gregg532 I politely answered your question on how to do this over on the other forum. If you are looking for an easy way out as apposed to doing it properly , don't ask the professionals their opinion. RPS
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    Taller hop up

    stretch
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    Taller hop up

    a rack
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    Taller hop up

    need one of these
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    help with a product name ?

    :flapper:
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    help with a product name ?

    Thanks for all your help gents. Cant believe in 30 odd years that ive never come across brick slips before. But hay , live and learn. Costings are done , estimates written , explaining their options , at the end of the day its their money , their house, their choice.
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    help with a product name ?

    thanks fella`s, i can form quoins with sand and cement, no probs but thats not what she wants . stick on bricks is what i need. i saw it done on grand designs once, i bet their expensive!. but hay, its only money. still need to find some though.
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    help with a product name ?

    Just been to see a client who wants the outside of his house rendering , no problem there. But she would like false bricks stuck on the corners to try and jazz it up a bit. I know exactly what she means but need a name that i can google to do my research, never having done it before. Any body...
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    New on the forum (One Sure Insurance)

    ? Danny Cheapest Insurance Guaranteed or we will give you a full refund* * Take out an insurance policy with One-Sure Insurance and if you find a cheaper Insurance quotation within 48 hours, subject to written proof being received that the Insurance quotation is on a like for like basis...
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    10.8v Drill/Impact Driver for Drywall

    got the 10.8v makita with two batteries and its the dogs , use it all the time for everything . Up and down on steps,it sits in your pocket ,got loads of torque ,battery charges in 25 mins ,last long enough not to fee like your permanently swapping them over. Also got top of the range,all...
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    Caernarfon area plastrers

    Glad to hear it steve. Had a pm from a fella in Penygroes awhile back looking for work ,think the lads a labourer really , but if you're interested i'll dig it out and let you know the details.
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    labour rates

    :RpS_crying: Plastering quote - MoneySavingExpert.com Forums :RpS_w00t:
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    Caernarfon area plastrers

    things Picked up abit then steve.
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    Just bought one of these..

    seriously Sdanky when i started by my self, i bought a 6Kg titan, used it for everything , stripping render, braking concreted , mixing multi, even fixing door frames. it got me through until i could afford better gear. for the £ it was all right
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    Just bought one of these..

    on a price
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    Just bought one of these..

    if i am by the hour
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    Just bought one of these..

    ...........................let me guess :RpS_unsure: ...............6Kg ...................:rolleyes)
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    covering soffit whilst spraying

    PFT wales ,sorry mate ,just re read my post and it really wasn't intended to be so hard. Just explaining where i am in my life. Yes i know Jones & Evans , they are good boys . But our paths dont cross too often. We are at different ends of the spectrum, so to speak.
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    covering soffit whilst spraying

    Sort of mate, live just outside of Aberaeron actually. Work throughout ceredigion ,north carmarthenshire ,occasionally pembrokeshire and powys. I've looked at your machines before but just dont do enough of that kind of work to justify. Did my apprentiship as a plasterer and my business is...
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    covering soffit whilst spraying

    only when pissed :rolleyes: No mate , but i use the antinox sheets when i'm rough casting , can either get one of the lads to hold or staple them onto the soffet.
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    covering soffit whilst spraying

    Antinox Protection Board, Floor, Door & Window Protection Sheets, Corrugated Impact Sheeting, Impact resistant, Strong, Lightwei
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    New on the forum (One Sure Insurance)

    The other thing thats slightly odd, when you are speaking to the operative on the phone ,they insist that you tell them your cheapest quote and they wont accept nil. Then surprise ,surprise they beat the figure that you have told them, just. Like i said above ,most of us on here are self...
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    New on the forum (One Sure Insurance)

    It has occured to me that it would be possible to take out my insurance with you and at the same time retain the written quotation from the cheaper company , sit on it for 10 months and then claim my insurance claim back off you. :RpS_laugh:
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    New on the forum (One Sure Insurance)

    It was the 48hr thing that really caught my eye and i do fully appreciate what you're saying . Most of us on here are self employed and therefore understand the principles you allude to.
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    New on the forum (One Sure Insurance)

    Cheapest Insurance Guaranteed or we will give you a full refund* = Take out an insurance policy with One-Sure Insurance and if you find a cheaper Insurance quotation within 48 hours, subject to written proof being received that the Insurance quotation is on a like for like basis, we will...
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    Beading - Hook on beads

    ..............:RpS_confused:.........:RpS_blink:
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    Beading - Hook on beads

    £1.04p each Link Removed
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    pricing software

    got a link :RpS_drool:
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    Plastering window reveals video

    :RpS_w00t: Thats how you do it then , always wondered. Lets go and make some money .
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    Lime plaster or Gyplyner on old stone walls?

    the last large lime job i did was all Hemp lime. looked sweet.
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    Lime plaster or Gyplyner on old stone walls?

    depends if you want to preserve the "character"of the "old stone cottage". or end up with straight flat walls
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    Thistle Uni-Finish Update

    BPB plc - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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    Thistle Uni-Finish Update

    Saint-Gobain (the french parent company of BPB plc of which british gypsum is a division of) share price fell 1.97% today however when you are worth 18 billion euros, i think a few spreads in blighty aren't going to make much difference.
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    Thistle Uni-Finish Update

    :RpS_unsure: i said British not english
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    Thistle Uni-Finish Update

    Most definately is. If they would care to give british gypsum back to the british , i`d buy some shares. If only to go to the share holders AGM to tell the board how sh*t their bags are .
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    Thank you British Gypsum

    i blame the french
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    Went to see another job today but how are you supposed to !!!

    Not heard anything as yet Spanky, but i'm not too surprised to be honest . I know i was first through the door to look at it and one would assume that others did follow. So its possibly still abit quick. The price i put in , shall we say top end of competitive , although it wasn't taking the...
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    Tips and tricks for multi finish drying time

    no you need to mist coat with matt paint that has no vinyl in it
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    Local builders and developers and local people

    Taken from yesterdays telegraph . Expected rise in value over 5 years ( London ) . Westminster , kensington and chelsea, 25.6 %. Camden, islington 23.5 % . Then we have a bunch in the 20 % bracket and right at the very bottom of the list , the poor people in darking and dagenham are only going...
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    Local builders and developers and local people

    We keep being told , construction is at best flat lining or at worst still contracting. However , i was looking through the financial paper yesterday and construction out preformed every other section of the ftse 100 last week. So the people with real money , the investors know something we dont.
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    Heat Resistant Plaster Help!

    That's brilliant pal, your first post on here , you're obviously trying to sell a product . Which is fine by me , however with english language skills as poor as that , i for one would never buy a product off you. I have no problem with people who struggle with their grammar and spelling but...
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    no more pva multi finish

    graduation
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    i would like to talk rendering prices

    Came to the conclusion that those in the private members area spend all day posting. Which in turn implies that they haven't got any work , which in turn implies that they are the ones that dont know what they're talking about.
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    £2.15m2

    Go on tell us
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    £2.15m2

    dont confuse net and gross or site work and domestic .
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    Bags of plaster going down in size

    your only a youngster then
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