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Old 05-26-2011, 02:33 PM   #1
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drywall metal corner connectors


Not really sure where to put this so i will try here. The metal strips connecting the corners of drywall are coming off and want to know how to fix them before I paint. I have a couple of pictures.
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Old 05-26-2011, 06:49 PM   #2
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drywall metal corner connectors


I use a 1/4 inch small crown stapler----however,using drywall nails work well,too.

Fill the metal corner bead with 20 minute 'easy sand'--that's the powdered mix.

If you don't like mixing mud then All purpose will do--it's not as hard as 2- minute,but acceptable.

Avoid using light weight topping mix as it doesn't stick very well.---Mike---

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