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    Looking for decent fiba tape. Something that doesn't fray at the edges and sticks flat to the joint, not like that thistle shit.

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    Try fibafuse, a bit pricey but it works really well. More of a paper tape alternative than scrim though.
    I know what you mean, finding a decent scrim is a mission. Happy to not be using it anymore.

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    Quote Originally Posted by drywall guy View Post
    Looking for decent fiba tape. Something that doesn't fray at the edges and sticks flat to the joint, not like that thistle shit.
    Belmore used to sell" Grade 1 " scrim, that was really good but i cany seem to find it anywhere else. The stuff they sell now is ok,but i know what you mean abouy thistle expensive and shite, not a good combo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mcfc View Post
    Belmore used to sell" Grade 1 " scrim, that was really good but i cany seem to find it anywhere else. The stuff they sell now is ok,but i know what you mean abouy thistle expensive and shite, not a good combo.
    grade 1 is good tape.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wallpaul View Post
    grade 1 is good tape.
    Cant find it anywhere

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    Silver scrim is good as well, a bit more dearer though. Your right about gypsum though, like a lot of their gear, just not fit for purpose. Have you tried sheffield insulation or ndi ? ?

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    I always hated that silver stuff, it's so thick. Ok in tapers but on butts I found you have to build it up to cover the scrim so much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by forestbhoy View Post
    Silver scrim is good as well, a bit more dearer though. Your right about gypsum though, like a lot of their gear, just not fit for purpose. Have you tried sheffield insulation or ndi ? ?
    I use the Speedline fibatape from Sheffields and it is really good.
    "YOUR PRIUS JUST SAVED ALL THE PETROL MY MUSTANG USED!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by drywall guy View Post
    Looking for decent fiba tape. Something that doesn't fray at the edges and sticks flat to the joint, not like that thistle shit.
    Use paper like real tapers!!!
    Marcus has some good stuff at the mo!!

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