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Old 02-04-2020, 10:33 AM   #1
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Green Lid Vs. Setting Compound - Large Soffit Box


Will be installing 8' panels of 5/8" on vertical drops only, having no horizontal connectors - 4 parallel hangars alone. Box span is 6 ft. wide (length=20 ft.).

Going this way to preserve basement ceiling height in a frequented area.

Have had decent luck with setting compound (40 min) but would green lid be less likely to crack, my main concern here?
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Re: Green Lid Vs. Setting Compound - Large Soffit Box


It probably will crack no matter which. Best shot at keeping it from cracking IMO is use durabond with 25% acrylic fortifier in the water.

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Why would it crack?


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