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  1. Zippydragon

    Feb blue grit not bonding properly

    I had the exact same 2 weeks ago. Was fbloody nightmare. Had another spread on job with me and he had same issue.
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    Dewalt or makita

    Cheers bof, have always been makita but people saying dewalt are a much better bit of kit now
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    Dewalt or makita

    Decided I need to upgrade, full range of tools but tied between dewalt and makita. Always had makita and have used their collated screw gun. What’s the dewalt one like ? Any recommendations
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    Can we not help each other?

    Probably already been said. I Get the survival of the fittest etc but surely on here everyone seems fairly stand up guys and girls , can we not have a thread running where we update where stock is in each area so we can try and help each other rather than the Toyota Prius brigade buying it all...
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    Unhappy with plastering job - cold bridge roof to blame?

    I’ve seen week 1 16 year olds In colleges do neater
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    Officially packed in skimming

    You can get a stair deck. Not cheap but if a few of you work in an area just all club together- £200 each and no broken bones
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    Small job pricing

    The decorator is a mate who in true form cane down and told me straight away. It’s plain to see why some people have money
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    Small job pricing

    So today’s job- repair some old light holes in ceiling, reskim whole lid, customer WANTED flooring protection as well as sheets so that was added to quote. Find out he quibbled my price with the decorator who was working upstairs saying he thought it was steep...... he was paying for what he...
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    carlite finish

    I’ve never used it, too new to the game for It to Have been about. Can you use it over most things like multi?
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    Sourcing Plaster....

    If you use a wickes then nows the time to give the manager a drink......take from that what you will
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    Driveway fix-

    Cheers all
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    Driveway fix-

    Random and not plaster based but got to relay some of my crazy pave drive and there’s a lot of experience on the group. What mix would anyone recommend for bedding the slabs? Cars are going over it. Never done much paving before
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    Sourcing Plaster....

    If anyone has a Hitchcock and kings near them they have been spot on locally. Stayed open throughout, get finish in but do an order system- 10 bags a head but only by order- when it comes they don’t put it out and keep the local lads who have ordered in stock. Won’t sell it to obvious profiteers
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    Sharp internals

    Did it look like a car windscreen ice scraper? Fella I used to work with had one, looked like a xmas cracker toy but did the business
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    Economy

    It’s crazy, I’m lucky I have work but unluckily I have no finish to do said work. I’ve never been one to roll over and watch myself sink so I’ve just had to go to the drawing board and think. Luckily I live in an area where people have more money than sense and have all been doing their gardens...
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    Anyone noticed

    Get a lot of what you say but impossible for old bill and medical staff/ fire brigade to social distance- they work in 2s or more daily, go to peoples houses, can’t really get nicked from 2 meters away can ya?
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    Anyone left the game only to return???

    Yep was about to be back in fully before xmas but bottled it, now I’m glad although I’m worried sick I’m gonna bring covid home to my kids
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    Head Shave for the NHS

    If it helps I have a contact at hancocks confectionary cash and carry. They shut Sunday at Croydon and have loads of stock which could go out of date in the time they are shut. I know the manager is still going to work and he did me A load of drinks and chocolate for a minuscule price and threw...
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    Thieving bastards

    They just cut through the door,- anything to slow them down
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    Thieving bastards

    3 vans done in the next road last night, I’ve decided to get a van vault. Anyone got one and how have they incorporated it into their racking?!?
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    Thinking of selling mixer

    Yeah may well do that
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    Thinking of selling mixer

    Friggin tamping- just got £160 screwfix vouchers given to me but they don’t do the one I want would have been a nice chunk
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    Thinking of selling mixer

    Giving serious thought to selling my Bosch grw11e 110v mixer. I do all domestic and fed up of lugging a transformer about. It’s in good nick and had very little use as I had a megamox before. How much do u think It be worth
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    Dot and dab existing plastered wall.

    I learnt the hard way in my own house. Whole kitchen in the skip- distemper f**k**g school boy error
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    Help - My worker has skimmed using Easi-filler

    This guy has taken on something he is clueless At. Ask on here and find someone in your area to come and skim it properly
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    House prices.

    It’s impossible in London. House opposite mine which like mine is a poxy 3 bed terrace with no parking as such went for 430k last year.... must be on crack but people are paying it. Everyone is miserable as we spend our lives working to keep said overpriced s**t box above our head when we could...
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    Cheap brush dear brush

    I’m a spray bottle man and have it set to minimal water, little paint brush for angles but always a Harris one so bristles don’t fall out, decent dustpan brush does wonders for cleaning bucket and tools- wurth do great ones, got job lot of them on eBay few years back so just go through them as I...
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    Mixer drill

    Bosch grw 12 are good
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    Newly boarded and skimmed ceiling cracking?

    Jesus Christ ..... the dick swinging on this thread is like a German porno! My dads bigger than yours
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    Who’s back in business tomorrow

    Just think of the dollar!!!
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    Who’s back in business tomorrow

    How’s that job going that needed quick turn around? Looked like a great one to nut into
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    Carbon going cheap on facebook

    May be of interest to someone
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    Pva and artex ,

    My dads bigger than yours
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    Steef can you fix it

    Is he selling or renting?
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    For the depressed plastrers

    Where is the G man of late?
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    Cancer cures !!!!..??

    My old man has them, swear they are making him lose his marbles
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    Steef can you fix it

    You doing the strip out too or they got their own people for that?
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    Steef can you fix it

    Having customers like this are what keep you going through January and February.
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    Steef can you fix it

    U got that all day long!
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    Plastering shifts over Xmas

    Why the f**k is xmas December. Why couldn’t it have been in August in the heat, I’d take ages off then!!
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    This time every year....

    Mate I saw a lot of them when I was up in town one day when they were climate protesting. I’d say 80% of them live in mummy and daddy’s Surrey pile riding their fold up bikes and eating falafel whilst spending the trust fund. Lazy f**k**s need a bit of meter age per day to sort them out
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    The Irishman.

    Voting means paperwork, paperwork means people know you exist ...
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    Vivaro

    Is that a swb Vivaro from new?
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    Vivaro

    Asking out of curiousity for when I can afford to buy a new van one day- hence why I said “if you don’t mind me asking” wind it in tapey tit
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    Vivaro

    If u don’t mind me asking, what deposit was that
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    Vivaro

    You would cry to see the dirt on your old one today. M25 dirt all over it
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    Trowels for sale

    Put me down for one. May find a use one day haha
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