What Is Your Favorite Trowel And How Did You Decide?

 
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Old 11-12-2017, 09:45 AM   #21
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I like the Trowel Mate.
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While the trowel mate has it's following,I like the Trowel Clean Sleeve better. Reasons being,I don't want to slap a muddy trowel against my leg all day. The Clean Sleeve does what its' name says,keeps the blade clean.

Down side,the lady mason who invented it has quit producing it,a friend of mine has been in contact with her and has permission to start it back up.


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Locally the superstition is that your wife/girlfriend is "moonlighting" on you while you are working if you drop your paddle... I have seen a Mason go straight Home after dropping their trowel without even a "courtesy" phone call.....

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Locally the superstition is that your wife/girlfriend is "moonlighting" on you while you are working if you drop your paddle... I have seen a Mason go straight Home after dropping their trowel without even a "courtesy" phone call.....
I've heard that also, made it's a midwestern thing. I haven't heard of anyone following through with it though.
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Here are my 2 trowels...bigger one a Rose not sure what type. When I am at the store I grab the one similar that I am used to

My rose is about 7 years old now but I do a lot of reno type work so sometimes I won’t use the big trowel for a week or two. The smaller one gets the most action




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Stu, I think that might just be the ticket,except for the fact that I don't think my stainless steel trowel is magnetic!

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While the trowel mate has it's following,I like the Trowel Clean Sleeve better. Reasons being,I don't want to slap a muddy trowel against my leg all day. The Clean Sleeve does what its' name says,keeps the blade clean.

Down side,the lady mason who invented it has quit producing it,a friend of mine has been in contact with her and has permission to start it back up.


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That might work, but I envision myself stabbing myself with my trowel all day trying to find the opening.

In all honestly, since going to a larger handle, I don't drop my trowel hardly ever.........



















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[QUOTE=jomama;6494185]Stu, I think that might just be the ticket,except for the fact that I don't think my stainless steel trowel is magnetic!



That might work, but I envision myself stabbing myself with my trowel all day trying to find the opening.

In all honestly, since going to a larger handle, I don't drop my trowel hardly ever.........







Eventually,it becomes like a cowboys' holster,he doesn't need to look at it to put his six shooter in it.


As far as the less dropping goes,should I keep a slot open on the crew for you ?
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As far as the less dropping goes,should I keep a slot open on the crew for you ?
Fred, I don't do well at driving South, otherwise I might be tempted.........

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