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  1. Drywall Finishing
    I been a finisher a very long time. I must say I am confused. I am from Pittsburgh Pa, and this is what we did to finish board. This is what we called a drywall finisher. We tape, then "bed in" with a 10". Then finish coat or skim with a 12". Three coats on bead. Two-three on butts. Level...
  2. Drywall Finishing
    Trying to finish patches in one day. Was going to use all purpose for the initial coat, durabond the 2nd coat and finish out with the all purpose. My question is in order to try out the first and 3rd coat I need a heater that is small enough to carry in my car. Any suggestions?
  3. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    Hey, I am from Nova Scotia, Canada (Eh!!) lol.. My local distributor for my Columbia gear (Winroc) Has moved or gone out of business. Just wondering where the best places to order out of country for stuff like Angle heads, and flat boxes etc.. I have found a few places but the shipping is...
  4. Drywall Finishing
    I have been teaching myself the art of finishing with automatic taping tools and am having some problems with finishing corners with hockey box and plows. My tools were purchased used. I tape corners, roll them then wipe with 2" plow, next coat with hockey box and 3" plow. Last coat back to...
  5. Business, Marketing, and Sales
    CONTACT Ray J Schettino Drywall LLC @ www.RaySchettinoDrywall.com Fairlield County Newtown, Brookfield, Westchester County And surrounding areas for all of your Drywall Sheetrock installation, taping, skim coating, patch repair, general contracting. Drywall is what we do best. Contact me via...
  6. Drywall Finishing
    Ok guys I know the topic has been talked about some. For you guys who like to lap your edge with the second coat and use a 2 1/2 and then 3 1/2, is there anything wrong with using a 2 1/2 and then 3 or a 3 and 3 1/2 combination?
  7. Drywall Finishing
    Im wondering how much more would level 4 finishing cost on top of your usual 3 coats and sand?
  8. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    Have recently inquired with my 2 local supply stores in town and they have dealers whom sell tapetech tools. Got a few prices and one was a special on a tapetech finishing set which included the following: at049- 10" flat box at052-12"flat box at069- box xtender...
  9. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    Hi, Bit of a novice here, trying to introduce new technology in my business. Does anyone know approximately how many square feet / meters (total wall area - not actual area of joints) can be completed per hour using finishing/flat boxes like these...
  10. Drywall Finishing
    I really appreciate good hanging. Lately there has been a crew of butchers hanging for one of our GC. They literally miss the stud on every set of screws. The first coat takes forever because you have to bump all of the misses in. I get super pissed lol. I could be outta there thirty minutes...
  11. Drywall Finishing
    If there was ONE thing a drywall mud could or should do that would make your job easier what would it be???
  12. Drywall Finishing
    In your opinion, what is going to be the future of drywall finishing and finishes? This is just a "think outside the box" question... like flying cars..;)
  13. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    looking for used finishing set prefer columbia but might be interested in others as well.; ( Flat boxes 10 and 12 with handle, mud pump with filler, angle box with 2.5 and 3 angle head, corner roller(inside), nail spotter; Or whatever you got let me know thanks.
  14. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    Hello Maybe someone can help me find this tool I once used. It is a roller and glazer in one. I thought it was called a Plow? Mabe it is a Corner Flusher? It is used to push out the mud and skim them after taping the angles.
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