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    Leaving wooden corners in.

    Did my chimney breast 4 years ago, scrim, bead and scrim down new bead, not a single hairline yet.
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    Would you?

    I'd be dead in 10 years carrying on like that.
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    Would you?

    I've sorted it now, builder didn't seem that arsed bonus :bananahappy:
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    Would you?

    Might have to use my head.
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    Would you?

    s**t, didnt think of that one :ROFLMAO:
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    In a bit of a pickle

    Oh I agree 100, that's all we are
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    In a bit of a pickle

    I never have trouble getting paid on day rate by them, it's because its someone he doesn't really know, the whole job is being done on time and materials.
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    In a bit of a pickle

    There was a lot of prep aswell, hacking off, bonding and d&d so not as simple unfortunately.
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    In a bit of a pickle

    Yea mate, he'd mentally noted it like a muppet :cachetada:
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    In a bit of a pickle

    Spent f**k**g 4 hours with him, going through photos and messages working out what days he was on the job, think we've got it but will see if he accepts and pays the new invoice.
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    In a bit of a pickle

    Aye, we thought that, then thought we'll what if gadgey running the job is time keeping.
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    Would you?

    Yes, I know it's only a grand, but it's still a grand extra for doing a job I'm doing anyway, and it needs doing ASAP because the cpc application will get withdrawn lease agreement with pdp will expire, basically means they won't have anywhere to run business from, which is why he's offered the...
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    Would you?

    Think shel be a little sore, give birth 2 week ago
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    Would you?

    Could be a good shout
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    Would you?

    Not a bad idea :LOL:
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    How do you actually find a decent plasterer?

    I know a few glass backs.
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    Would you?

    First job Ill be doing for this builder, he's offers me work to last all next month, but I can't give him a full month no chance, this is what's made it abit more harder for me to decide.
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    Would you?

    Nah thats a completely different job, different person, nothing to do with that. That was a job I subbed out.
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    Would you?

    Hmm I know but money talks, decisions decisions :tonto:
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    In a bit of a pickle

    I've been invited every year for the last 7 years, don't worry I never went to any of them haha
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    Would you?

    Been doing a new dental practice for a mate over the last few week on and off as I cant give him a full week at a time, told him I cant get there this week but can give him 2 days week after, he's just text me saying if I can give him this week to finish the job hel chuck me an extra grand on...
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    In a bit of a pickle

    f**k me, do you know this joiner? There was rumours years ago that he bummed his apprentice in the workshop, his wife blurted it out at a Christmas do :ROFLMAO:
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    Leaving wooden corners in.

    I always, scrim over them, bead the scrim down new beads. Never had a problem doing it that way.
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    In a bit of a pickle

    This joiner has a name for himself in my town mainly for being a utter cu*t, the blokes a millionaire, and not hard earnt, gone bust 8 times, owes sparkys, plumbers and joiners, tax man and builders merchants, I'd say we'll over 200k you mention his name to other trades and they screw their nose...
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    In a bit of a pickle

    Haha, it's day rate, u havnt invoiced yet because I may well end up there finishing bits off, there's still top flat and hallways to skim yet, so he invoices for 20 days, but joiner is saying that he turned up and went at different times so he doesn't believe him, never said them exact words but...
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    In a bit of a pickle

    Day rate mate.
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    In a bit of a pickle

    Well I've sat with him for 4 hours last night going through messages and photos, trying to work out what days he was there and roughly the hours we've managed to get most of it a slight part of it will be wrong we know, however I don't know if anyone else on site has been time keeping etc and...
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    In a bit of a pickle

    Right I need to know if you guys, subbing for builders, keep a time sheet, Ive had 5 flats to do for a joiner I do alot of work for also done it for him for 7 years, now I did 1 flat for him and was too busy to do the rest so I got my cousin to do them, he then got another spread to do a flat as...
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    an 'unprofessional' professional job.

    f**k**g looks like they've stuck roof felt along it :ROFLMAO: :LOL:
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    Is this enough drywall screws in boards

    Maybe you were on the limit then, a few more in between could of done the trick haha
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    Is this enough drywall screws in boards

    I thought too many screws can weaken the boards?
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    Ritmo slimline

    The most obvious thing is to do what owls said and turn the speed setting down, your in control of the machine.
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    Mono prices

    That is the only downfall of the product, but people still pay to have it done lol.
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    Mono prices

    I'm gunna bump my price up I think.
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    Mono prices

    It is I know but no f**k*r round here will pay much more, even customers want out for bout.
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    Mono prices

    £30/35 m2 bead, base, full mesh and top I charge, small areas I price so its worth while, 2 of us, 3 on bigger areas and a van full of equipment haha. I know lads that go in at £50-60 m2 but that lab+mats don't know their labour only m2 prices.
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    Mono prices

    I must have done, care to enlighten me? :lol:
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    Mono prices

    You must drive a tesla.
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    on holiday in york

    Yorks a good day/night out,I'm only a 40 minute drive from there, done a few jobs there aswell.
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    Help!! How to fix semi set plaster that’s not been trowelled / pressed in time :(

    Not as easy as it looks is it eh, my old man had a go at skimming a wall about 17years ago, the daft f**k*r didn't even pva the walls :ROFLMAO:
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    Mono prices

    Howdy, I know it's a sore subject on here but what are you lot charging a m2 labour only for mono? Base coat, and top? Just want to see if I'm in the range, North Yorkshire area. Danke.
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    Van finance

    Kind of yea, but I have quite a big monthly payment on mortgage and trying to keep monthly costs down, how ever I may have to because the price of vans now are stupid, even for a basic model, you need around 10k.
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    Van finance

    Don't park on customers drives unless there drive way is a mile long.
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    Van finance

    I've got a 13 year old transit I got 7 years ago, never once let me down, full of rust and dints, leaking oil from every joint/gasket, my reputation is built on word of mouth, if they don't want to use me because of the van I drive then they can get f**k*d, I do the work not the van, granted it...
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    And so... is this the end...?!

    Used to ride pit bikes, I know there not as big, but I knocked it on the head, can't afford to be off work, not worth it with mortgage and 3 little whipper snappers, went flying over a jump on a small local track just seen me mate in deck so I tried to avoid him and bars clipped a tree, went...
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    Work trainers

    Sick of replacing laces on boots, old Nike Air trainers for now
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    Any machines??

    Ah OK I see, (y)
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    Any machines??

    What's the difference between the M and the L?
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    Hello

    I always Base coat with mesh on brick.
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    OCR and CPI coverage

    I was in about this to lad at work, I don't think it will be quicker or cheaper then d+d
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