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1. A float tool used in plastering, either wood or metal, about 4 in. (10 cm) wide and about 42 in. (approx. 1 m) long, with two handles; used to float or level the plaster base coat prior to application of the finish coat, or to level the plaster finish coat before floating or troweling.
2. A hand-manipulated straightedge usually 3 to 8 ft (1 to 2.5 m) long, used in the early-stage leveling operations of concrete finishing to supplement floating.
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An improved performer this season, City Slicker flopped in the Ladbroke at Ascot before Christmas but returned to winning ways when scoring over two and a half miles at Punchestown last time.
City Slicker was bred by Gary Adams out of the Supreme Leader mare Donna's Princess, who was trained by Garrett Ducey to win a maiden hurdle and two chases over 2m-2m1f.
Having led the talented youngsters on their historic tour down under last year, Slicker is delighted to get the chance to help them develop further.
Hip-well's counsel, Philip Hackett QC, said he had been the junior member of the City Slickers team and had received no guidance from his seniors.
We have seen strong interest within our customer base in offering support for PD-based technology," continued Slicker, "and we are aggressively working to secure future PD-based sales.
It was pretty clear straight away there was no way Gregg could continue," said Slicker, who was in charge of the side for the day, with Reserve Team coach Paul Cook watching from the stands.
THE Press Complaints Commission (PCC) investigated allegations that The Mirror newspaper had committed numerous breaches of Clause 14 of the Code of Practice in connection with its City Slickers column between May 1998 and January 2000.
Slicker goes on to say, "We have seen strong interest within our customer base to migrate to UDO, and already have a pipeline for future UDO sales.
Staff coach and former Giants prop Slicker took charge of a side whose average age was 18, but that counted for little as the youngsters thoroughly deserved to beat their hosts - who were at full strength.
Craig will perform an acoustic set in the intimate setting featuring songs from his new album, SLICKER THAN YOUR AVERAGE.
Oldham-based Slicker already has some top-line experience of filling a Head Scholarship role, having held the position with Bradford Bulls for 18 months two years ago.