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Well after some of you said try ultraflex 325 I thought I would try it. Its def not going well. The issues I'm having is it feels like there's no mud under the taper. I'm tapping it with my finger and some parts sound hollow and some solid. I'm also having a problem getting it sitting on the corner at the right angle. Not sure if this pic shows my issue but once mudded I'm gonna sand through to paper and through to the core to get a nice looking corner. Is there a tool to apply this stuff?



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The roller will definitly set the corner,Using that on outside corners would'nt be my first choice.No-Coat makes what they call a smart series 90. It comes in 8' &10' pre bent out side corners.If available that would be the way to go in my opinion.
 

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you have to cake the corner with your tape mud like a good 1/4" thick on either side.
put the corner up and then use the corner roller you have pictured.
clean the mud off and then check your gap.
you can twist it by hand or you can also pinch it and move it out a little.
i find it no coat does not save you can time but the end finished product is awesome
 

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Well after some of you said try ultraflex 325 I thought I would try it. Its def not going well. The issues I'm having is it feels like there's no mud under the taper. I'm tapping it with my finger and some parts sound hollow and some solid. I'm also having a problem getting it sitting on the corner at the right angle. Not sure if this pic shows my issue but once mudded I'm gonna sand through to paper and through to the core to get a nice looking corner. Is there a tool to apply this stuff?



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I hate mud on corner bead it has too many steps involved Im all for using metal and installing with a brad nailer/stapler and a compressor and hose using 3/8" staples but if I were to pick a mud on bead I would go with the "No Coat" brand anything that straight flex makes is garbage in my opinion they keep comming out with new products ever since No Coat came out but they are all inferior
 

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I'm an old dog that sticks with metal/plastic bead stapled on.

But, I have nothing against other methods.

Hats off to BCC for giving it a try and asking for tips. :thumbup:
 

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Isn't ultra flex made for weird angles?
 

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Box bead or bead in a box is best used on inside angles. We will use on outside corners in a pinch or they are nice to use on long soffits. Still a tough task for anyone . The sticks are MUCH easier to work with
 

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BC, if you can get the sticks you will love them. Ask your supplier for Smart Series, that's what they call the preformed outside90s. I can get them cheaper than the Ultraflex and have used them for almost ten years. I used the same roller you've got and it worked good but the Nocoat roller is way, way better!
 
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