First post+ mixer advice

Woobanger

New Member
New to this forum. Been plastering 20 odd years but just been introduced to plastic trowels and speed skim! If only I had them 20 years ago.... p.s any advice on a new mixer?mines just about had it. Cheers
 

Havagojo

Active Member
I can’t see it mate. The cheap ones either slow down after a while or burn out. Can it mix up 3/4 bags of stick at a time?
Why would I mix up that much , on me own , 1 bag mix , just empty on board , water in , dust in 10 min before I need it , easier to mix as well
 

John j

Mono Don
I need to learn them gif.y things . I need a what the f**k in hell i mean what 20 years in and want a f**k**g what 45 pound mixer to do a bag and what giffy. Think blender I use for me butterfly buns cost more
 

John j

Mono Don
And glutes lol
Haha once on a job and had a power cut just as i was mixing second coat . All i had was a two foot lengh of 3x2.
Old boy on a job once said them mixers are good . Do you have the old style hand mixers . I said no . He said what if that breaks . I said i go home order one on internet and come back when its been delivered
 

Havagojo

Active Member
Haha once on a job and had a power cut just as i was mixing second coat . All i had was a two foot lengh of 3x2.
Old boy on a job once said them mixers are good . Do you have the old style hand mixers . I said no . He said what if that breaks . I said i go home order one on internet and come back when its been delivered
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Cockney1

Well-Known Member
Why would I mix up that much , on me own , 1 bag mix , just empty on board , water in , dust in 10 min before I need it , easier to mix as well
Why not? Are you a diyer? Oh I know why not because you and your puny mixer would be blowing out your arses! Hahahahaha!
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MIXERMAN

Active Member
Dryliner I worked with 30 years ago used a 2by1 he was on pricework he would mix 2 buckets a time. And I remember a spread saying he had job skimming ceilings £2 a metre. We were getting that for screeding.
 

Woobanger

New Member
Don’t mix any more than 2 bags now as on my own and my arms,shoulders,knees and toes are aching (I’m sure there’s a song in there ) so a cheap mixer should do me thinks.
 
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