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  1. Drywall Finishing
    I'm currently a Drywall subcontractor and have just received an offer from a construction co to do all of their Drywall work. But they don't wanna sub it out to me but instead make me an employee. I know what I charge by the hour now, but what should I expect being an employee and doing it all...
  2. General Drywall Discussion
    HELP! I think I might be missing a part but cant find any good pics to see. Basically my drive wheels are free rolling. It looks like the ratchetting wire may be bent, even when I get it on the teeth it still can roll back pretty easy. Columbia's appear to have a round teflon end on it...
  3. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    Wernt some of you guys trying to cut down a taper once to make it a mini taper?? There was some talk about mini tapers somewhere?? I was just crusing All Wall and found this, Wonder how long its been out for?? Was it old man johnnys idea Sunil :D I havent been tool sniffing for a while...
  4. General Drywall Discussion
    Can anybody out there tell me how to eliminate internal tapes dragging with an automatic taper. Taping vertical internals is fine but when doing square set can drag up to 5 inches. I've heard the new Columbia tapers have a cable set up instead of chain and do help with this problem, can anybody...
  5. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    I bought the columbia auto taper and used it a couple times now. Watched a bunch of video's, including 2buck's to minimize the learning curve, happy with it so far, hopefully 2 or 3 more houses and i'll be half as good as some these guys. So I brought it home to clean and (hopefully i can...
  6. Drywall Finishing
    When you yanks call a fellow worker a "Taper" is that what he specialises in...just taping in?...or does he actually do all the coats also?...please explain!! I know its probly been asked before so sorry in advance:D.
  7. Drywall Finishing
    You are too late to get in, closed to new entries. Sorry. Big thanks to Aaron of ColumbiaTechSupport for the couple hundred dollars in free parts to bring this dinosaur back from the dead. Now it's ready to help someone tape their jobs. Offered free in a random drawing to DWT Finisher...
  8. General Drywall Discussion
    Hey guys can you lend me your expertise? I want to put a short test on my web sight to weed out the hacks. Also it might be entertaining for tapers to test their technical knowledge. Can you help me develop some questions? Here is an example- Why do we allways put the next coat on bigger than...
  9. Drywall Tools, Supplies and Equipment
    anyone know how many miles an auto taper gets? or how many years, my col taper is baked it was a 2002
  10. New Member Introductions
    Hello to all the industry professionals on this board...looks like mostly Americans here...if anyone has any questions on the Canadian front, feel free to ask :thumbsup: Mas Demarco Drywall Taping http://demarcodrywalltaping.webs.com
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