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Old 10-14-2011, 06:28 PM   #1
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Did a Google search on exterior spackle, very confuseing.

I replaced some soffit 3/8 plywood. The soffit is flat, horizonal out of the weather.

Lots of holes from stapler and a couple small uneven spots where boards meet.

Can I use joint compound? I've got lot's of joint compound and soft sand.

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Old 10-14-2011, 07:11 PM   #2
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. the reason you cant is because it is for interior.in other words i don't know.probably has to do with moisture . but what i do know is i like to use ready patch its like a spackle on steroids it can be used exterior.home creepo sells it and some pro paint stores sell it. one small can about 5 bucks should do it.

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Use this, works great,

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Thanks guys

I bought the DAP because that is what they had. Such a waste, I used about 1/2 cup. IS there a for sale section here?
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I like this stuff. you only mix what you need, and the rest will last forever (as far as I can tell...)
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I like this stuff. you only mix what you need, and the rest will last forever (as far as I can tell...)
Work fine, IF , it does not get wet.
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Most spackles are made for interior OR exterior use.
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Most spackles claim that they are made for interior and exterior use. In fact they are mostly designed for interior.
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