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Old 05-30-2012, 01:11 AM   #1
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A lot of my vertical inside corners have failed in my house. The old tape was set on top of huge uneven blobs of JC and then a super thin layer (I can see the tape through the JC) was applied over top. What's the best/easiest way to remove the excess JC from the corner so that I can re-tape the corners? I was thinking either coarse sandpaper on a block or orbital sander, or a nice sharp 1.5" chisel to shave it down close to the paper.

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Post a picture.
By the sounds of it you need to remove the tape and start over.
Trying to sand it is just going to leave you with bare spots and fuzzy tape to deal with.

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Try a wet bath cloth, it will soften the JC.
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By the sounds of it you need to remove the tape and start over.
Trying to sand it is just going to leave you with bare spots and fuzzy tape to deal with.
The tape is already down, I'm talking about what I found underneath. I'll try to get a picture, but I'm not sure what I'm talking about will show up.
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In the past i have used a paint scraper ( the kind that you pull while scraping) when i have had to remove build up after removing old metal corner bead when filling in a wrapped opening.
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In the past i have used a paint scraper ( the kind that you pull while scraping)
Do you have a picture or a link? I've never heard of such a thing.
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Do you have a picture or a link? I've never heard of such a thing.
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Thanks Jim I am not very tech savvy
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Flathead screwdriver/chisel and a hammer sound like they would work in this situation.

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