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Old 08-28-2011, 02:58 PM   #1
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I have joint compound that has collected liquid on the top.

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Old 08-28-2011, 05:47 PM   #2
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If its in a 5 gal bucket, take a mixer and remix. How long has the mud been stored, has it ever frozen, try to find a date. I had a friend give me a couple buckets of mud and when I opened them I could tell immediately they were worthless, so if the mud is not too old I would try re-mixing it. You can always use it to tape with.

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If it is very discolored or if it smells bad, throw it out. Otherwise, mix it back in as advised above
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