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Forum: The Mud Box 11-26-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 980
Views: 114,620
Posted By Hobbit
Hmmm..... :calm:

Hmmm.....




:calm:
Forum: The Mud Box 09-10-2010, 01:50 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 13,623
Posted By Hobbit
You're a lucky man, John. The best of our...

You're a lucky man, John. The best of our memories form images that are impossible to erase. It looks like your album is really full.

Best wishes..
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-31-2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,476
Posted By Hobbit
:) Nice drawing----however I don't think it...

:)
Nice drawing----however I don't think it conveys the information as indicated in your post. :scratch:

You said:
And....

Because you're at this stage in the project, it seems like the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-31-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,899
Posted By Hobbit
CX--Paul........Thanks again!! Because...

CX--Paul........Thanks again!!

Because carpet was installed in the adjacent hallway, all of the doors have been shortened. I will double check clearances after the threshold and marble have been...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-30-2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,899
Posted By Hobbit
Thank you for the reply! :) So if I use...

Thank you for the reply! :)

So if I use this marble threshold....I will have to modify/adapt the area that is directly under it because of the thickness....? As it sits, its about twice as thick...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-30-2010, 10:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,899
Posted By Hobbit
Okay.... So its a new day....All electrical...

Okay....

So its a new day....All electrical has been updated; all copper supply plumbing has been replaced with plastic; new ventilation fan/light has been installed; sheetrock walls have been...
Forum: Computer Training 07-28-2010, 07:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,673
Posted By Hobbit
Thanks to all of you who took the time to...

Thanks to all of you who took the time to respond.....I am going to do some research into Ubuntu....also Fusion and the Mac supplied stuff that allows you to boot into Windows and run it as a native...
Forum: Computer Training 07-27-2010, 05:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,673
Posted By Hobbit
Steven.... Thanks for your input...this is...

Steven....

Thanks for your input...this is exactly the type of information I am looking for. :)

A couple of questions, if you don't mind..??

1) You said:
Does this mean your computer...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-26-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,689
Posted By Hobbit
So You Think You Have It Bad..!!

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Here are five reasons your job may not be so bad after all..... :yeah: :yeah:
Forum: Computer Training 07-26-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,673
Posted By Hobbit
Right you are.....Software is going to be a...

Right you are.....Software is going to be a driving force. I will need to do some more investigation. I am separating the software I use into "piles." There will, of course, be a "mandatory" pile, as...
Forum: Computer Training 07-25-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,673
Posted By Hobbit
Thanks folks. :) To add a little...

Thanks folks. :)

To add a little clarity.....I have been using personal computers since the days before Windows existed. I built my first machine from component level. It used an Intel 8080...
Forum: Computer Training 07-24-2010, 11:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,673
Posted By Hobbit
New Computer Choice

Folks---I am considering the purchase of a new laptop. Currently, my wife and I each have one in constant use. Both are Windows machines, one running XP Pro and the other Vista Premium. Both will...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-24-2010, 11:10 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 25,967
Posted By Hobbit
Jack...I've read your prospecting tales with...

Jack...I've read your prospecting tales with interest. It sounds like you're having a great time with your new hobby!! :)

As a matter of interest, I spent a LOT of years in California and quite a...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-24-2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,719
Posted By Hobbit
I think what CX said is pretty much true no...

I think what CX said is pretty much true no matter what the subject of the instruction. The instructor always learns something....oft times about himself as well as the material presented. Best thing...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-24-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 813
Posted By Hobbit
Out of the mouths of babes...:shake:

Out of the mouths of babes...:shake:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-23-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,899
Posted By Hobbit
Okay....:) Ed....thanks for responding. ...

Okay....:)

Ed....thanks for responding.

To try to be clearer......The house was built in 1976, I've owned it for 11 years. I am not one to avoid work or spending money where necessary, but I am...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-23-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,899
Posted By Hobbit
Bump... Can anyone answer the question about...

Bump...

Can anyone answer the question about water penetration through mud bed?
See Post #10 above, and pictures that follow...

Thanks.. :)
Forum: The Mud Box 07-21-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 849
Posted By Hobbit
#3

More....:)
Forum: The Mud Box 07-21-2010, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 849
Posted By Hobbit
#2

More.....:)
Forum: The Mud Box 07-21-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 849
Posted By Hobbit
Why Boys Need Parents!

I received this through e-mail and thought it was cute enough to be worthwhile..:D...I couldn't find it anywhere on the site, but...

My apologies if it has already been posted.

Why boys need...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-21-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,899
Posted By Hobbit
Okay, here are some pictures of the wall cavity...

Okay, here are some pictures of the wall cavity behind the shower valve. Notice the stud to the right of the valve. Water discoloration starts where the sheetrock is cut at the top and continues...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-20-2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,899
Posted By Hobbit
Thanks again Bob.....:) I'm not planning to...

Thanks again Bob.....:)

I'm not planning to make the room into a spa or pool :shake:, so....I will forget the Mapeguard and just use the AquaDefense over the top of the CBU.

Next question: In...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-20-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,899
Posted By Hobbit
Thanks Bob..... Initially, I was just...

Thanks Bob.....

Initially, I was just interested in waterproofing. When I found the Mapeguard crack isolation membrane, I thought why not use them both? I have a lot of money tied up in this and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-20-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,899
Posted By Hobbit
Thanks Wendy...:nod: Yeah...I know that...

Thanks Wendy...:nod:

Yeah...I know that Ditra is recommended for lotsa stuff. Hard to find around here and don't have time to order and wait (tried two suppliers--one was out of stock, one did...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-20-2010, 12:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,899
Posted By Hobbit
I'll try again...:) After second layer of...

I'll try again...:)

After second layer of ply and cbu (as stated above).......

I would like to waterproof the floor before setting the marble (at least the area surrounding the tub/shwr). I am...
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