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    S+c on steel lintle

    Doing a pebble dash job and above bi folds (not fitted yet) is a steel lintle, what's the best method to render onto it ? Eml ?
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    s**t tip

    Wish I could :(
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    Fireplace with log burner installed

    Says it all then, "builders always know best"
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    Fireplace with log burner installed

    Which numpty would skim inside a chimney breast where a log burner is getting fitted, should of been cement boarded or rendered.
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    s**t tip

    Why would it seize up ? Haha, got rear ended
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    s**t tip

    Was for a car I had last year till it got wrote off.
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    s**t tip

    I know lol, everything cost more to get rid of then it does to buy, sick of clearing it out
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    s**t tip

    All or nothing isn't it, they know they can get good money on the bigger units.
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    s**t tip

    Need a warehouse pal haha
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    s**t tip

    Anyone else's garage a s**t hole ? Clean it all out and a week later full of s**t
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    Which brand of mono goes of the quickest ?

    Yea i know fassa is one of the slowest out of them.
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    Which brand of mono goes of the quickest ?

    Which mono goes the quickest without accelerator?
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    Same day scrape with eco rend ?

    Going to be using eco rend for the first time this week, will I get same day scrape going on 10mm beads, it's the Mrs birthday the day I'll be topping so ideally don't want to be finishing at any later then 5.30
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    Idiots everywhere.

    But if he's a good spread and helps keep your diary running smooth, surely you could bung him an extra £10 a day, I know what your saying by paying him what he wants but look after good reliable spreads, there's very very few round my area, be nice to be able palm a few jobs of and nor have to...
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    Idiots everywhere.

    I really enjoyed my £100 I earned today, love it.
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    Idiots everywhere.

    Least you can still graft though, father in law fell 5 meters from scaffold shattered all his heel, f**k*d him right up for years and years, doesn't work now
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    Idiots everywhere.

    Went to start a loft conversion few years ago went in seen big hole in ceiling, said to joiner what the fucks happened here then, told me another joiner stepped back when fitting floor boards, said one second he was there I turned around and he'd gone, fat fecker went straight through and...
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    Idiots everywhere.

    Surely the TV aerial guy should of fitted the bill ?
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    Idiots everywhere.

    He's in the archive
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    Idiots everywhere.

    Bit expensive for me that, I'm a £100 a day guy ;)
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    Idiots everywhere.

    See what I mean, idiots everywhere hahaha
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    Idiots everywhere.

    Need to see a pic of your rolls Royce haha, I'd never get that round here on the north east coast, fair play though if you can get it why the hell not
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    Idiots everywhere.

    Same here, in the small town I live in, it would soon get about. Be nice to get it though haha.
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    Idiots everywhere.

    My old man said to me once, some people are all fur coat no nickers, I know a few people that don't own a single thing it's all just on credit cards and loans, but if they genuinely are loaded and haggle you down is pathetic imo.
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    Idiots everywhere.

    Hahaha, had that before, think they know more then you or try telling you how to do your job, went to a job today for a joinery firm, customer said I want that tidying up where your colleague took old curtain rail down, sorry but that's a timber frame I cant plaster on that it will crack and...
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    Idiots everywhere.

    Bang on pal, it annoys me, want top notch work for nothing, must be a charity worker eh
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    Idiots everywhere.

    Hahaha, exactly just had to get that off my chest, I know you happy bunch are all ears :)
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    Idiots everywhere.

    When you think you know someone, then you hear they've been slagging you off because of some cracks, then you get the ones oh it's more then we thought it would be could you so it for x amount cash, sorry love, I don't do a full shop at tesco for £100 and say to cashier oh that's abit expensive...
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    Working at height

    Shiiiiit that sounds painful
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    Scrimming angles on reskims

    f**k that, I don't know whats up with them, their worse then women, I don't know any that do either.
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    Scrimming angles on reskims

    Exactly, its like me saying to him oh have you put noggins in that stud wall, don't want any flex in it.
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    Scrimming angles on reskims

    Definitely, don't need his work anyway, only did it because his Mrs knows mine and my Mrs used to childmind his kids.
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    Scrimming angles on reskims

    Amen, he's pissed me off, and I don't think I'll be doing anything else for him in the future.
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    Scrimming angles on reskims

    Internal angles pal.
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    Scrimming angles on reskims

    Exactly, I would normally Scrim cracks and joints before the bluegrit, nope first day on job and all gritted, its s**t skimming on it anyway never-ending trying to get over grit plus scrim
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    Scrimming angles on reskims

    Just doing a job for a joiner, first job I've done for him, he's asking if I've scrimmed all joints because he doesn't want any cracking, a full flat has been bluegritted
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    Scrimming angles on reskims

    Exactly my opinion aswell, if there's no cracks in existing angles I don't bother, obvious cracks etc yea.
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    Scrimming angles on reskims

    I personally don't unless new board meets an old wall, and I don't know many that do :/
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    Scrimming angles on reskims

    How many of you Scrim the angles on re skims ?
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    Sparky £100 per hour

    Same, I used to undercharge was always getting told you need to up your prices.
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    Best method of rendering these???

    Got these curves to render using s+c, remove existing and re do, now I don't know what's behind them until I destroy them, I was thinking maybe try and use thin ply, but I don't think ply is a good idea, what else could I use ?
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    R.I.P Grandad

    They're full of knowledge and wisdom, and if your lucky enough to have some of that passed on, then you've gained things youl never forget :)
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    R.I.P Grandad

    Definitely, he was 73, never smoked but was a drinker up until he had an heart attack and had heart bypass.
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    R.I.P Grandad

    Lost my gdad yesterday, the first one to become a plasterer of the family, made 2 uncles, myself and 4 cousins become spreads, he taught me a lot in life that I will never forget, I was lucky enough to work with him before he retired, had some great laughs onsite, one that stands out the most...
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    Carry on Campers 2021

    Great cheap get away, kids love it
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    Whats caused this then ?

    Nightmare isn't it, I've told them to give it a light rub with some fine sandpaper and it will paint fine, she turned round and said well it wasn't a warm day when you did it, then her son said the next morning it was like that, told him the same about the heat and he was fine about it (its his...
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    Whats caused this then ?

    Haha just follow it.
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    Whats caused this then ?

    It's an open plan conservatory, I've told her with the heat coming out of the conservatory and it rising, that's the first bit of ceiling the air will hit as its the closest part to conservatory, al the rest is fine.
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    Whats caused this then ?

    Yes I've told her why but she's having non of it, I'm asking you lot so I can prove to her I'm right.
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    Whats caused this then ?

    Got a customer been a bit of a prick, I've told her what's what but it seemed she didn't believe me, so what would you of said caused the crazing on skimming, also she's asking why can you see where boards join and Screws are.
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