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  1. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    http://youtu.be/eHJ5EYBhBkY Ok this sander is awesome. I had my doubts about the sander after rough sanding with 150 grit and about the autoclean vac after it didn't seem to live up to expectations on the popcorn ceiling. But with the Joest 330 paper this thing is amazing. This is a 9' basement...
  2. General Drywall Discussion
    We sanded today. I was up on the stilts sanding a 12 foot celling after hitting the inside. It was a house for a biggest GC. Track homes, bout the 2nd or 3rd most frequent house plan we do for them. 9 foot down with all crown molding :), 8 upstairs with 2 trays and a high bath room. The two tray...
  3. Drywall Finishing
    hey, just wondering if anyone ever uses glasses when they sand. i personally dont and havent really noticed anyone else wearing them but DAMN is it starting to irritate my eyes more and more each job. my wife is sick of my whining and says i should just wear goggles lol:nerd:
  4. General Drywall Discussion
    Hi: Looking to find the best dustless sanding system preferably under $150
  5. Drywall Finishing
    I love to rough sand but in aussie everyone usies a base mudd to coat and it's impossible to sand... the book says that after putting the tape on (In Aussie) you dont need a base coat (Yes it's good if you wanna finish a job in a day and sand tomorrow) but if the job is big enough coat it with...
  6. Drywall Finishing
    I'm just curious why drywallers are still hand poll sanding, and not using electrical sanding devices, could even be chargeable with ion batteries and no cords. Seems like it would be faster and a hell of alot easier.
  7. Drywall Finishing
    Just curiouse what others think about using sanding sponges to sand drywall as opposed to sanding screen attached to a handle. advantages and disadvantages?
  8. Drywall Finishing
    what is the best dustless sander for small drywall projects?
  9. Drywall Finishing
    Hey there guys, been surfing this site for a few months just as a guest and having fun listening to debates, pointers, highs, lows and different tricks. I've been taping for 8 years, am a self employed contractor but did the piece work thing but found it hard to get a good partner so decided...
  10. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    I have been taping 24 years, heard that you could finish sanbd with porter cable sander, but i can't do it with out scratches. I use 220 paper, there is no creeses in the paper but it still seems to have circual scratches, an i doing something wrong, or can you no finish sand with it.
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