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Old 01-21-2012, 10:31 AM   #1
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I recently switched from flushers to angle heads and I'm getting tiny fisheyes over the tapes in the angles, can anybody tell me why this might happen?
I use fibafuse wiping with a 3" columbia and finishing with a 2.5" north star on a box. It baffles me cause the mud just barely hides the tape and if anything i would like a bit more

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Old 01-21-2012, 12:31 PM   #2
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How thick is the mud?
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Angleheads do a lot tighter coat than flushers and should be very little to sand, how big are the fisheye's? if they are tiny could it be too thinner mud over F/fuse, when I tried F/fuse in the corners it responded well to a swipe with the pole sander, also watch for fibre's building up on the tip of the blades.
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I recently switched from flushers to angle heads and I'm getting tiny fisheyes over the tapes in the angles, can anybody tell me why this might happen?
I use fibafuse wiping with a 3" columbia and finishing with a 2.5" north star on a box. It baffles me cause the mud just barely hides the tape and if anything i would like a bit more

do you roll your angle,

the 3 col does it have direct flush with the extra tin, if so take the tin of and it leaves more mud for 1rst coat, the other is if mud is like water you get no coat over tapes,

try the other way around 2.5 1rst wipe and 3 for finish
Glue mud exposed with a topping shorter than gives you more glue to soak into your topping and 2 different surfaces for paint, you get glue soaking into the primer

just barely coats the tape is a good thing also, you get more of a non build angle.... my angles don't have alot of mud over first coat as long as they look wet, I don't have to sand my angles much first time either
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I tryed 2buckarootas method of taping, wiping, then 10 box once, waiting 10mins, then ten box again, Holy crap did it fisheye pok to hell. That was using fibafuse. The open weave of it does that, Fuse needs more coats than just two for coverage, Use paper in corners, That will work better.

Get a mudrunner and bigger heads if you want more mud coverage.
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fisheye? Must be a new drywall word i was,nt told about .If its bubbles or pock marks just add a little dish soap to your mud and wipe your worries away.
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I tryed 2buckarootas method of taping, wiping, then 10 box once, waiting 10mins, then ten box again, Holy crap did it fisheye pok to hell. That was using fibafuse. The open weave of it does that, Fuse needs more coats than just two for coverage, Use paper in corners, That will work better.

Get a mudrunner and bigger heads if you want more mud coverage.
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Plus,if I remember right, since I barely use hotmuds. Coating over your hotmud with AP mud, is about the same as coating over paint. You will get the same results. Try taping with AP mud, then try tracing your work. ...... But I know,,,,, with your tropical paradise weather, it will never dry
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I recently switched from flushers to angle heads and I'm getting tiny fisheyes over the tapes in the angles, can anybody tell me why this might happen?
I use fibafuse wiping with a 3" columbia and finishing with a 2.5" north star on a box. It baffles me cause the mud just barely hides the tape and if anything i would like a bit more
One I would use paper in the angles

two, try what Bazooka joe says

three, what type of mud you using (brand)
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fisheye? Must be a new drywall word i was,nt told about .If its bubbles or pock marks just add a little dish soap to your mud and wipe your worries away.
Why should we have to add anything? The pocs are in the mud.
The factory should be the one adding something to make It right.
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I recently switched from flushers to angle heads and I'm getting tiny fisheyes over the tapes in the angles, can anybody tell me why this might happen?
I use fibafuse wiping with a 3" columbia and finishing with a 2.5" north star on a box. It baffles me cause the mud just barely hides the tape and if anything i would like a bit more
I'll bet you're using Synko yellow ? That stuff can get pretty gummy which can cause fish eyes. Water it down some more especially if working in a hot or humid environment.
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