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E.K Taper
04-02-2015, 05:47 PM
Jesus Christ, what have Knauf done to their Joint Filler? It's went from being a light brown colour, which stiffens up after 45 mins then takes 3 hours to set , to a BLACK filler that's a nightmare to work with and stiffen up after about half an hour. Black filler ffs!!!!:mad:
I thought they were aiming to IMPROVE their gear ?
http://i57.tinypic.com/2iqhesl.jpg

drywall guy
04-02-2015, 07:42 PM
Are you putting it through your pump & 7"box ?

E.K Taper
04-02-2015, 08:10 PM
Hawk and towel for me mate for 1st coating. Jeez, can you imagine that stuff Going off in your pump or 7" box?!!

forestbhoy
04-02-2015, 09:21 PM
Just looking at it reminds me of BG bonding compound , which if it was , would be probably better to use and not go off so quickly....

drywall guy
05-02-2015, 05:25 AM
May be better off using knauf drywall addhesive , it's a smoother mix and the same colour as BG filler

E.K Taper
05-02-2015, 10:22 PM
Stuff is supplied DG so we don't get a choice unfortunately.

drywall guy
06-02-2015, 04:39 AM
What is DG ?

E.K Taper
06-02-2015, 05:36 AM
Drywall Guy?

thomas.savage
06-02-2015, 05:54 PM
looks like usg easy sand 90... great when they change ur gear and nobody tells u and when u ask no one knows. drywall is a joke in the uk. right from the people making the boards and taping gear through to the jokers selling it.

smiler
06-02-2015, 06:52 PM
and the jokers using it ?

DMC
10-02-2015, 08:17 PM
Haven't had the black filler yet but there is.an order.due.tomorrow so who.knows. Been using knauf over a year now and if anything I hate it more.than ever. Absolutely nothing to recommend it. Kin awful

prjwebb
05-03-2015, 05:36 PM
Looks like the dot and dab compound!