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As I understand, the capping was used to protect cables from being sliced by a plasterer's trowel when wet plastering over them. For the (nominal) cost of them, I'd use capping if the wall was to be wet plastered. (Plus, though it's not always easy, it does give you a chance to re-cable if that ever becomes required in the future). If the wall was to be ...


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There are huge differences. I am sure a professional tradesman can go over the exacts but here is my common man take(even though I have drywalled too many houses to remember): plaster generally sets quicker plaster is thicker plaster can be applied thicker (joint compound you get about 1/8") plaster to me is like working with thinset except you will see ...



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