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    Mikita drywall cut out tool

    Just found this posted couple hours ago Thought I'd share it here
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    pft Wales

    Ditto I've always found him to be decent and one of the cheaper sellers. Gear comes proper quick aswell. He's helpful too.
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    Work light

    Thank f**k for that, I thought that transition was in my head.
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    Work light

    Early 80s i reckon I remember them at least as far back as 83/84 I did like the moomins at the time, looking back now they do look weird.
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    Mikita drywall cut out tool

    My chippy has one. He was tacking on our job in the summer I had a play, yes mate it's a good tool I reckon it'll suit your need. I just use a cordless multi tool (as I don't warrant the use right now). But if I had s**t loads of cuts like that, I'd consider getting that makita.
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    Vandex over black jack

    Depends on the size and scale. It'll need a proper key or primer first. Wack a picture of the job up on here.
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    Plastering on to bricks painted with Matt paint

    Depends on if you can see brick lines. If not, skim
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    England v Belgium

    Yep, No.1 ranked in the world. England looked out of sorts. As ever, when it really matters you just can't rely on England. Always choke and make games such hard work.
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    England v Belgium

    Well done, Had a little £10 acca on aswell. First win in bloody ages. As much as I wanted, just couldn't see England doing anything.
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    Plastering on to bricks painted with Matt paint

    Prime with wickes bonding agent Scrape a tight coat of bonding over, thin as you like, Skim away
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    Megamixer v Collomix

    I don't think there's much in it mate. Also worth a thought is the festool, I don't have the biggest Festool (1600w) only the 1000w, but they're quite quiet.
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    Another new trowel from NELA - PREMIUM ELITE

    Agree mate, especially when branded premium etc. (I know you shouldn't have to) You can ease it back, handle facing down to ground or on a hop up, one hand at each end of trowel and apply gradual pressure, (not sudden or a quick press though) Then check its back to flat or with a slight...
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    HI VIS

    For them times when you need to skim directly onto bricks.
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    Arsenal

    With you mate These guys are sedated compared to how I have been
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    Football

    International break now, equally as unpredictable. England cost us last time, thought they'd smash Denmark . (Both times). Just going to pick a long shot at the masters this week and see how it goes.
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    Football

    Never had a run like it. Every acca - 1 let's us down. Spurs conceding leads, Man u, juventus, real Madrid, barca, city, aaggggghh!
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    Football

    f**k mine Tell me about it 14 bets on the trot 10.days £350 down!
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    I'll get there

    Yes more practice needed. Work hard and you'll get better, hopefully before you try on anyone's property. Whats your process, out of interest, trowels used etc........?
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    Kraft Carbon

    Kraft are quality mate The metal is bang on, really well put together trowels - the elites are awesome, from the moment you get them you can tell, easily the nicest presented trowel you can get. Blade has lasted well and is like a razor.
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    Kraft Carbon

    Yes mate 14" elite, got it with the fancy 3 colour wooden handle, which I changed to the rubber one.
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    Aston who?

    I'm hoping for a 7 goal thriller tonight 4 - 3
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    Gypsum 135mm Cornice Coving advice

    Pretty sure the wonder mitre does the 135mm too. https://www.google.com/search?q=wonder+mitre&oq=wonder+mitre&aqs=chrome..69i57j0j0i10i22i30l2j0i22i30.4045j1j7&client=ms-android-ee-uk-revc&sourceid=chrome-mobile&ie=UTF-8
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    Another new trowel from NELA - PREMIUM ELITE

    No such joy. Just hope I've helped people to either choose or leave them. They won't be for everyone. If my pics and info or opinion help people to choose to buy or dodge them, then that's worthwhile. Don't think they're readily available for people to view in the tool shops just yet so...
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    Another new trowel from NELA - PREMIUM ELITE

    I wish Best part of a long un - delivered 16 and a 14
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    Another new trowel from NELA - PREMIUM ELITE

    I think everyone with experience would tweek it a bit themselves to customise it to how they like anyway. That said, 3 hits of laying on flatten and trowel it's pretty much there. The actual finish edge of the blade is as close as I've seen to 'ready' out the box. The burnishing - dressed down...
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    Another new trowel from NELA - PREMIUM ELITE

    Understood, And would usually agree, but they were razor mate. This is of my other one I've not touched yet.
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    Another new trowel from NELA - PREMIUM ELITE

    Just roughing On my post #167 on this thread - the corners come way too sharp. For both safety and to prevent "nibbing" where you just create far too many unnecessary lines, I roughed the corners off on a coarse slab. I do it to all my trowels then use them. After a while I refine the edge...
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    Another new trowel from NELA - PREMIUM ELITE

    Threw on with the 14" today, shank is ok and close to the front. On arrival yesterday I thought it was too similar to the render trowel, it seems to have a tiny bit more flex though in use. Felt really nice in the hand, with good balance. Metal is nice.
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    Another new trowel from NELA - PREMIUM ELITE

    It's like the 13" and 14" marshall For me the 13 marshall trowel is better for trowelling up, although it has a shorter shank! Other than that I always find when the shank is far from the toe I tend to get a lot of fanning, (like a vibration) when trowelling up.
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    Another new trowel from NELA - PREMIUM ELITE

    I too have had loads of permashapes, each have held their banana shape very well, even under hard trowelling and abuse. The mxs ranges (normal marshalltowns without the perma logo) most are ok, but lads with us have had them distort very quickly, with the same hard trowelling. Both these are...
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    Another new trowel from NELA - PREMIUM ELITE

    I can only think, two ways: 1 ; if it keeps its shape - permashspe 2 ; wider like the permashapes, where you can load up a smidge more for a longer pull
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    Another new trowel from NELA - PREMIUM ELITE

    Mine has come bang flat, and corners are square - sharp square! Flexibility wise, it doesn't feel too much more flexible than the premiums, being that bit wider though - it does feel there is a bit more give towards the edge. I'll compare side by side tomorrow.
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    Rendering on timber/ EML

    Most of my days are spent on that last sentence.
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    Rendering on timber/ EML

    Are you rendering it yourself? Or trying to get it ready for someone?
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    Another new trowel from NELA - PREMIUM ELITE

    Love that scene, with the dancing midget aswell. She still looks good in modern family.
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    New to post hello

    hello..
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    soft plaster

    Are you sure it wasn't sponge floated?
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    soft plaster

    @shpurple Can happen when sponge floated? It can really weaken the final coat, dusty and no strength.
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    Skimming Buckets

    Yes but they're a different bucket, exactly the same as the Benson ones but for more money. Had my Benson buckets for years (65L), takes a good two and half bags of multi or board. Benson went out of business, I think Taylor tools and another couple of companies are the same buckets...
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    Skimming Buckets

    Yep, Had mine 2 years and there is no sign of strain or stress where the metal handle meets the plastic bucket, like you get after a month with the normal ones.
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    Started a new business

    Is he barefoot?
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    Skimming Buckets

    Collomix 30L bang on Ramboo or tw wholesale Bloody strong buckets https://www.rambootools.com/collomix-30-litre-plaster-mixing-bucket.html
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    Best plasterer in UK

    Depending on which way the criteria would fall. Money earned, or from the customers point of view - cheapest spread. Your probably gonna have a different winner. In fact there would be a different winner for each of them. 1 winner cleanest 1 winner cheapest ? 1 winner best skimmer etc etc
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    Nela black edition

    Higher quality steel? I bought the first batch of premium chromes, and a carbon or two, all superb metals How good can this steel get?
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    Pizza oven rendering

    I would have tweaked it a bit here and there to be honest. Also Incorporate Lime 100% And some fibres
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    PRB Systems - Any idea what has caused this?

    Did you dilute it down at all, put it on pissy wet? Was the substrate fully dry when applied?
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    Phone.

    Samsung S10 5g Or S20 (at the mo) Very impressed with Huawei, (which I did think were a bag of s**t.) Camera, sound and everything is very very good. Still Samsung though.
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    ruling hardwall vs bonding

    I think he might have meant, "but have been" as in : this is what I 'have been doing.' Def never a spread
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