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  1. General Drywall Discussion
    Does anyone know where I can get marshalltown plastering stilts in Orlando fl?
  2. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    Just curious, what do you guy's use to lube your stilts? I hate noisey stilts, I've tried graphite, inox, silicon etc, but they start squeaking again after just one house sized job, I presume it's the sanding dust that dries them out.<br>(Surmag II's)<br>
  3. Drywall Finishing
    I do this all the time, but I figured out a little trick. Have your pole sander leaned up against a wall, and if you drop your sponge, grab your sander and put the paper side on the floor beside your sponge, nudge your sponge the back of the sander and balance it up, its quite easy to do it.:)
  4. Drywall Finishing
    Just wanted to see what the feelings are with stilts. I own The standard dura stilts and a pair of the marshalltown sky walkers. Both have there advantages and disadvantages in my opinion. Maybe this one has been covered already but here it is who makes the best stilts!
  5. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    Hey guys, I've got a new idea for drywall stilts. How about stilts with wheels on the bottom. A guy could get around really fast and knock out jobs alot faster!You gotta think outside the bucket!:thumbsup::thumbup:
  6. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    Looking for a pair of used stilts around a hundred bucks
  7. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    Brand new pair of s2 surmag dual ARM magnesium stilts 24-40 " used for 3 hours not for me $200 pm me if interested Steve
  8. General Drywall Discussion
    So I have the Skywalker 2.0 stilts from the Marshalltown supplier that we all took part in. The stilts are great......but. The leg straps are a little on the weak side. One of the straps on mine broke. I looked online today to find replacements. $70!!!!!! I first thought DAMMIT! Then, well, they...
  9. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    I'm curious as which brand and type of stilt you all feel comfortable with. Over the last 10 years their have been new brands of stilts and new styles compared to the original Dura-Stilts. Since then we've seen the following; Generic Ebay stilts in gold, purple, blue ... SurStilts/Sur-Pro made...
  10. Workplace Safety
    You know the deal.... you walk into a house and you see the 9' ceilings and the first thing that comes to mind (at least for me) is cranked up high stilts in the 10' 6" or higher garage (hopefully it ain't loaded with trim). I tape with a bazooka and coat with a box but skim by hand. I don't...
  11. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    What straps are you guys using,the crappy buckles that came with them,or have you upgraded & saved your back. I highly recommend these velcro straps,I can walk on 10ft. all day long with these.No more loose buckles,I have em for every pair of stilts.
  12. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    :help: I bought a pair of yellow Super-mags stilts and it came w/ no paper directions. What adjustments can you do or make on a pair of stilts that seems to agressivey want to lean more forward on the heal pad. Is there any foot adjustments at the screws near the springs, to help reduce the...
  13. Drywall Finishing
    I was just wondering if the Companies you own or work for where stilts on a Commercial project? I know the hourly wage will put most of the guys around here on just using a scaffold. I have done residential work for 27 yrs and Stilts has always been a big part of saving time. I have also worked...
  14. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    Does anyone make stilts that go over 40"? I want need some taller ones for a job.
  15. General Drywall Discussion
    Hey fellow rockers, there is a new tool out there. Check out the "Stiltmate" at www.stiltmate.com It's a great solution to where to drop the pan, tape or banjo. Fantastic up on scaffold or lift cage too. Check it out!
  16. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    At first, I looked at them skywalkers like a dog at a new pan (i don't know if I want to eat out of this thing or not). The are HEAVY, and again, I thought, I use the S2 Mags cause they are light and the durastilts that I have been wearing since the 70's are killing my legs. But the skywalkers...
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  18. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    Hello All, I am a product manager for Marshalltown Company and I've been a long time lurker of this forum. I've always appreciated the honest comments the posters make and the constuctive criticism they leave for others to use. Today I've posted myself in hopes of gathering some direct feedback...
  19. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    Hello all, I just found this forum and wanted to say its totally awesome that there is forum just for fellow drywallers. So my question is, has anybody used or use the Marshalltown Skywalker Stilts? If so what do you think?
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