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Old 03-09-2013, 12:48 PM   #61
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You are absolutly right about that shirt Cain, I did not forget; hence the new system.

I am now in a position to better make good on my word as, an inventor of the system and 1/3 owner of MLT.

Please send me your mailing address in a private message and I will see to it that you will no longer be able to poke me over that one.
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Old 03-09-2013, 12:50 PM   #62
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here are 5 videos from Mick to explain more about the caps, straps
& plates and some other info explaining things about the MLT System.











*videos will self destruct in 3 weeks when the professional video is released.
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Old 03-09-2013, 12:54 PM   #63
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OK Brian, sounds like you know more than we do. What's the scoops?
the Uccellino little Birdie Mick likes my social network skills

he said someone would be on soon to explain pricing. so hold tight.
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Old 03-09-2013, 01:02 PM   #64
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You will see little to know squeeze out of thin set under the cap, due to the design of the plate. If for whatever reason thin set is present under the cap, simply remove the cap, clean the line and cap base and then set the cap again.

As per thin set that has dried on the caps, soak the caps to be cleaned in a mild acid solution and they will clean right up.
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Old 03-09-2013, 01:14 PM   #65
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If for whatever reason thin set is present under the cap, simply remove the cap
I really like this about the MLT System caps.
so many times I have pulled down the TLS cap and thinset comes
up and you have to leave it. or if you have a chip you didn't see
or a tile set in a wrong pattern or position. with this option you
dont need to waste a strap or 2 by a small error.
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Old 03-09-2013, 02:24 PM   #66
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How do you simply remove the cap ?

Never mind just watched the fifth video
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Old 03-09-2013, 02:42 PM   #67
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Video # 2 shows a reflection in the tile of what appears to be one really nice Foyer area.


only posted the turkey because I haven't seen it til now and can't wait till thanksgiving.

Looks like another must have tool for these massive tiles coming down the line.
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Old 03-09-2013, 02:45 PM   #68
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the Uccellino little Birdie Mick likes my social network skills

he said someone would be on soon to explain pricing. so hold tight.
You know how to use the Internet to promote a business ?
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When I did my little test (in the pictures I posted) I was able to rub the thin set off the metal with my fingers. I had removed the caps the following day. If you leave the caps on for a week or two, I would imagine you'd need to soak the straps. I don't see that that is going to happen, though.

And as Ernie imparted, there is very little squeeze-up due to the design of the straps and especially the base plates. Instead of pushing the mud, the base plates sort of comb through it as they go in. If you watch what you're doing you won't have any appreciable squeeze-up.

At first, the caps seem a little big and cumbersome, but then you realize that they spread the pressure over a larger area. This is especially reassuring when you're using the super "thin tiles."

As I said, just about everything has been thought out.
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Also our Italian partners must soffering from OCD as the metal insert in the strap is higly polished, to even further the NO Chance of thinset stick to it. Thank you John, we like to think so. Also we are fully endorsed by Laticrete and Trend and others to come soon.

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Old 03-09-2013, 03:55 PM   #71
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the Uccellino little Birdie Mick likes my social network SPAMMING skills
Fixed that for you.
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I've been waiting a while to pull the trigger on a leveling system. I've got just the project to try it out on coming up, a couple thousand feet of large format Seagrass Limestone. Keep me posted on availability and pricing, I'll be happy to give it a whirl. I'll have to purchase some of the Custom's new uncoupling membrane to color coordinate and then I could really advertise as green
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Ryan I have like 4 TLS guns and a bunch of caps if you just want to
By the straps and try out on a job.
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So can you preload the caps onto the straps or do you have to reach over with two hands and snap the cap on?
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