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Old 09-26-2010, 03:34 AM   #1
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Does anyone put green palmolive soap in their mud? Use with durabond and it works great!

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Old 09-26-2010, 09:57 AM   #2
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I picked up a jug of No-Pock. It works pretty well. My supplier said its just soap too. Next time I'll try dish soap.
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I use sunlight
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How much soap do you use in a 5 gal bucket?

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I heard from the Rep from USG that the soap actually cuts the glue in the mud. They DO NOT recommend it-so I never use it.
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Old 09-26-2010, 02:38 PM   #6
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Soap is not the answer and if you use it your job is compromised

Like Crazytaper states cuts up the products ability to do its job, stick..........
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yep soap is bad for mud, if you look at soaped mud a few years later in hot areas of a house or building it is like dry rotted or something.

bad idea.

best way to combat pocks or airbubbles is to burp your mud when mixing.

what i meen by that is keep your paddle in the mud dont bring it out while mixing. lift your paddle out and let the airbubble out then mix some more.

works great.

and of course bead and flats that are full, pock alot less on the skim.
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Never had a problem with it in all my years of drywall . Had the rep tell me not to use it, but they never gave me a reason why and I never cared enough to ask. For me it cuts down tremendously on air bubbless, makes the mud run smother and I have never seen no dry rotted looking ares in hot areas of homes because of it.( sounds like maybe chinese drywall ) lol or ever had a problem with it not sticking. I only use about a toonie sizes dallop in a 5 gallon pail.
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I use sunlight
So you just leave your buckets of mud near a window?
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I heard from the Rep from USG that the soap actually cuts the glue in the mud. They DO NOT recommend it-so I never use it.
Your woman must make you sleep in the barn if you never use soap

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