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  1. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    Hey y'all...... Does any one know if the red diamond/ BTE mud heads fit the new Columbia tube or the blue line tube. I have to get a new tube and don't want to buy new heads if I don't have to. also which tube is better in your opinion. Thanks all.
  2. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    Automatic Taper Trouble Shooting ------------------------------------------------------------------- Originally posted on 2bucks "build a better taper" thread that got off topic- I thought it deserved its own thread I will add to this as I come across problems tuning up tapers. I was once told...
  3. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    Is there somebody who is interesting of selling 10 or 12 inch columbia boxes ? I need an extra set for a big job that i'm doing and need to hire a 2mchndmud jr:whistling2: and i will pur him in a scissor lift with the box .
  4. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    I've got to thinking the last few days and from viewing some of these threads thought that I should be giving technical support through video rather than typing. If you have something that you need help with I can try my best to solve the problem with a video of what the solution may be. If you...
  5. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    I'm about to drop a few thousand on a new set of automatic drywall tools and i'm torn between Columbia and Tape Tech. I just went out on my own and this si goinna be the first set I'm buying on my own. I want to buy the better of the two (obviously). Any feedback would be much appreciated...
  6. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    A couple months ago I got a columbia 3.5'' angle head with all the hanging and scaffold work and smaller jobs I haven't had a chance to use it until today. Anyhow after running about a room and a half it just fell to pieces. I called the supplier that sold it to me and they said you shouldn't...
  7. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    Automatic taping tools history In 1939, brothers Robert and Stan Ames started experimenting with new ways of finishing drywall in Georgia. They were painters and plasterers who came up with the Corner Shoe, which was the first of a long line of drywall tools. The Corner Shoe applied joint...
  8. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    Seeing as today is my birthday(46), Xmas is here and the fact that my right arm is bothering me just a weeeee bit, I thought I would buy some new tools from All-Wall. I owned a full set years ago but sold them because I prefer hawk and trowel. Columbia has never let me down and that's why I...
  9. Drywall Finishing
    Hi, Trying to replace the brass blade holder for my 12" Columbia flat box. I have all the shoes off but I cannot figure out how to insert the gasket for the blade holder. Does anyone know how this is done?
  10. Drywall Finishing
    ok seeing how 2buck got me hooked on calling it a Zook I geuss that is his trademark.. Anyway I need a Zook as my Columbia is tired, so anyone want to give there opinion on a good Zook? Huh a Taper giving an Opinion, that's a first:blink:
  11. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    Today , i convince 2 worker to buy nail spotter when they saw me use it on screws, filling second coat on my straightflex with my spotter and filling crak ! So tonight there going On walltools to buy columbia spoter !! Yep i'm on a mission to make columbia big in the province on quebec !! After...
  12. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    Hello all, I'm working on a larger cable drum to address the need for some people who would prefer more mud from there Tapers and would like to know what percentage of more mud is wanted. Please let me know so I know where to start.:)
  13. Drywall Finishing
    Hi! Can anyone tell me which brands are the best, specially in what respects to 1) box capacity 2) Not needing much mantainance and replacing parts 3) Not inflated price (Does this exists???) :thumbup: PS Have to shipp them to South Americas southest country.. too far:yes: PS2 What do you...
  14. Drywall Finishing
    Hi guys. Long time lerker here. I mud one habitat house a year and now is the time. I have been on a quest since last year this time to get more productive on my mud jobs. Last year I bought a banjo and a corner flusher to speed up my taping. It helped a lot but the banjo got heavy since I...
  15. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    I was wondering if some of you fellow tapers feel this way so....... I have almost come to the point , That the the compound tube is a disposable product .I never seem to get more than a year out of them .First the hand grip will fall off or punch through the handle .The seal wears out too...
  16. Off Topic (Non Trade)
    As if you didn't have enough reason to watch the Super Bowl this Sunday here's a little more. Columbia Taping Tools is giving away a Columbia 180 Grip Hydro Reach Box Handle to the person who correctly guesses the outcome of the game. To enter all you have to do is PM me the team you think...
  17. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    website Columbia quote Columbia makes a flat box that makes the drywaller's job easier. The flat box helps the drywaller to fill in the gaps in both horizontal and butt joints. The flat boxes come in 7-, 8-, 10- and 12-inch sizes. While the 12-inch box is intended for finishing, you can use...
  18. Drywall Finishing
    just bought a 12 inch columbia box. I s there anybody out there that only uses a 12 inch columbia and what settings do you use for your flats
  19. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    Columbia Taping Tools has created a Facebook page to keep you up to date on our new tools, tool updates and events. If you are on Facebook take a look, there will be posts coming soon.
  20. Hanging Drywall
    looking to buy taping tool set but still debating what brand I should go with. I'm stuck between Tape Tech, Columbia, or North Star. Also looking for a good site that sell it for a good price. Any suggestion Thanks
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