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    Sorry this may seem a stupid question but can i tape and joint with drywall adhesive or bonding?

    Would like a fast answer please as this has to be finished for xmas.

    Thanks in advance

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    Hi Craig
    No you cant. Adhesve is for securing the underside of plasterboard to a brick wall dot-dab & bonding can be used to fill any large gaps in the sheets before taping. should not be any filling to do with bonding if the hanger has joined the sheets tight

    Use quick setting filler (45 or 90 minute) with scrim or paper tape to join the boards. Finish with joint cement building it up over 2 coats until it s flat.
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    Smashing. Thanks for the quick reply.

    Would like use a professional but cant afford to. It is a private job in our own house so we also doing our own painting.

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    Good luck with the work.
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    Looking good! Cheers and Merry Christmas

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    I know a taper who first coats in bonding then 12" straight over the top of that....just the 2 coats, god knows how he gets away with it but he does ! I would not want to put my name to it though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by projoint View Post
    I know a taper who first coats in bonding then 12" straight over the top of that....just the 2 coats, god knows how he gets away with it but he does ! I would not want to put my name to it though.
    I know tapers that do that too, because it's cheaper than fast set. Cowboys!

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    Quote Originally Posted by projoint View Post
    I know a taper who first coats in bonding then 12" straight over the top of that....just the 2 coats, god knows how he gets away with it but he does ! I would not want to put my name to it though.
    how rough would this look !!

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    Quote Originally Posted by projoint View Post
    I know a taper who first coats in bonding then 12" straight over the top of that....just the 2 coats, god knows how he gets away with it but he does ! I would not want to put my name to it though.
    I know a few chancers who do this, They AINT tapers!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain perfect View Post
    I know a few chancers who do this, They AINT tapers!
    anyone tried GTEC Allset Xtra ?

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    Ok, what is the recipe for fast set, joint cement, obviously, but what is the setting agent?

    If you had say a 75/25 mix of joint cement (75) and bonding (25) or 80/20 etc, would that be the same as fast set?

    NB. I only use Easi Fill, cos I think it's great, expensive, unless anyone knows where to get it cheap(er).

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