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  1. Drywall Finishing
    hey guys, doing a job for this contractor who will only let me use fibre tape on all seams and butts, was going to run the boxes for the tape coat. just wondering if it was alright to use taping mud over fibre tape. thanks
  2. Drywall Finishing
    I usually use paper tape for all of my jobs. Once in awhile on a patch I will use Mesh/fiber tape (never on corners of course)..My question is: What does everyone think about using Mush/Fiber tape? Good/Bad?..any faults in using this over paper tape on joints? Was going to do a repair in a...
  3. Drywall Finishing
    Does ANYONE use mesh tape in corners?
  4. Drywall Finishing
    I have a bathroom to do tomarrow,, they cut the rock 4" above the old tub, broke it out, replaced it and then hung 4" strips of rock over the flange at the top of the tub. the wall they had to destruct to enter the new unit needs two pieces of 8' rock. So I have to finish the strips and the...
  5. General Drywall Discussion
    start voting fellow tapers,had to edit,first attempt at a poll,I think I did it,who needs painters
  6. Drywall Finishing
    I am a drywall contractor out of va. I cover all areas of the drywall spectra. I sub houses out and try and stay busy doing repairs myself. I use five minute gold bond and try and complete everything under 7 boards in two trips, I tape, coat and skim everything twice on the first trip and come...
  7. General Drywall Discussion
    Hey Guys-I know there has been some heated debate over paper vs. mesh tape, but if you could improve mesh tape how would you do it? what would it be like? what needs be better?
  8. Drywall Finishing
    Any of you chaps in the US know of any suppliers that still have any Tapetech Monster Mesh tape applicators on their shelves or hiding away in their stock rooms? I bought a couple a few years ago from a supply company in Texas but have been told that manufacture of these tools has now stopped...
  9. Drywall Finishing
    I don't do a lot of new construction mostly remod and was woundering what tape do you use? Is one superior to the other?
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