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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-02-2012, 09:50 PM
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Posted By grymes56
Issac - lead time on glass is about 3 weeks from...

Issac - lead time on glass is about 3 weeks from Cali to NY - but even the local guys all take 2 weeks. Most of that time is the tempering plant, which nobody has any control over anyway.

As...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-02-2012, 08:49 PM
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Posted By grymes56
yeah Jon I was just dry laying the floor when I...

yeah Jon I was just dry laying the floor when I took that pic I think.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-02-2012, 06:44 PM
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Posted By grymes56
yeah Levi I had the stone fabricator rout a...

yeah Levi I had the stone fabricator rout a groove. I also left a mating groove up the wall tile. No penetrations through the waterproofing, and no visible channel or clips - very clean. I do my...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-02-2012, 05:43 PM
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Posted By grymes56
113096 Cappuccino and Dark Emperador shower

113096

Cappuccino and Dark Emperador shower
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-02-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 997
Posted By grymes56
best way is to not use durock - find a guy who...

best way is to not use durock - find a guy who knows how to mud and get him a few cases of beer to give you a tutorial. Then, do a bonded mudbed.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-27-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 15,240
Posted By grymes56
For those zeroing in on my use of Watertight - I...

For those zeroing in on my use of Watertight - I think you are off base. Even the Laticrete Tech Support rep didn't take issue with it. Even if it were to in fact be Hydrobarrier-esque - I still...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-22-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 15,240
Posted By grymes56
yeah - dry time was not the issue. I suspect it...

yeah - dry time was not the issue. I suspect it may have been pinholes in the top coat that allowed hydrostatic pressure to work its way in between the layers.

I have some kerdi laying around...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-22-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 15,240
Posted By grymes56
I met or exceeded the required times in all...

I met or exceeded the required times in all cases. The mudbed cured and dried for 3 days before applying first coat. A day between coats - and 3 or 4 more days passed after the final coat and when...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-22-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 15,240
Posted By grymes56
Serious Hydroban flood test problem?

I just completed my first hydroban shower (I usually use kerdi) and flood tested it overnight. I came back today and while there didnt appear to be any drop in water level - I found the Hydroban...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-13-2011, 08:33 PM
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Views: 4,801,344
Posted By grymes56
111886 My first time using a Better...

111886

My first time using a Better Bench...a nice solid bench in 30 minutes is alright in my book.

I will say though that I wouldn't use this unless I was waterproofing the whole shower with...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-10-2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,449
Posted By grymes56
I used CasaDolce Pietra Aurinia for my parent's...

I used CasaDolce Pietra Aurinia for my parent's kitchen a while back. It was actually my first tile job wehn I was 17....I was more clueless than one of those idiots on a DIY network show, lol (and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-09-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 992
Posted By grymes56
if you are trying to figure out volume you need...

if you are trying to figure out volume you need to keep units constant. To get cubic feet of mud you can just multiply square footage times (thickness in inches/ 12). So a 100 sq foot bed at 1.5...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-05-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,770
Posted By grymes56
Jon - I could have sworn I saw on here a while...

Jon - I could have sworn I saw on here a while back someone mentioning special ordering Permacolor from Lowes - but I cant find the post (or I am imagining things). I dont see why it would be a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-04-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,770
Posted By grymes56
Permacolor SKU at Lowes

Long story short - the Laticrete suppliers near me are D-bags and I would rather give lowes the business than them (crazy, right,?). Lowes near me carry Laticrete but not Permacolor - and the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-03-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 210,702
Posted By grymes56
thanks vincent. I actually posted it in the...

thanks vincent. I actually posted it in the Works in Progress thread a while back - linked to below:

http://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/showpost.php?p=1056946&postcount=7938

I also made a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-03-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 210,702
Posted By grymes56
yeah i didnt have any stone epoxy so i had to use...

yeah i didnt have any stone epoxy so i had to use regular modified thinset - so I had to go a bit nuts with the tape, lol
Forum: Alumni Photo Album 12-03-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 127,611
Posted By grymes56
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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-03-2011, 10:00 AM
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Views: 210,702
Posted By grymes56
Under Construction: 111159 111160

Under Construction:

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111160
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-02-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,250
Posted By grymes56
Ive seen lead seals around copper risers in...

Ive seen lead seals around copper risers in fiberglass units before. As said above - just plunge saw the fiberglass leaving a small section around the drain. then, remove the rest of the pan. ...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-01-2011, 07:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,004
Posted By grymes56
I'm assuming the original poster is referring to...

I'm assuming the original poster is referring to 'Agilia Gyvlon Screed'. That is not the same as their self consolidating concrete. Agilia Gyvlon is essentially just Lafarge's version of Gypcrete...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-27-2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,027
Posted By grymes56
not likely. besides - it's no different than...

not likely. besides - it's no different than using clips or metal u-channel that is screwed down to the curb (how most people do it) in that regard. shattering tempered glass from lateral force is...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-27-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,027
Posted By grymes56
yea i know some guys are comfortable using...

yea i know some guys are comfortable using silicone only - but on a wide panel if someone bumps it hard enough you could create enough lateral force to break the silicone only bond. a groove or...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-27-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,027
Posted By grymes56
so you just make a bunch of passes? to get a...

so you just make a bunch of passes? to get a 1/2" wide groove with a 1/16" thick grinder blade will take upwards of 8 passes...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-27-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,027
Posted By grymes56
Roberto - do you cut the slot completely through...

Roberto - do you cut the slot completely through the stone, or just make a depth-limited groove? What tools do you use?

Im worried about cutting completely through this because dark emperador...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-27-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,027
Posted By grymes56
glass groove in stone curb?

I have a shower I am working on that will require that the frameless glass slide into a slot or groove in the curb with no u-channel or clips showing (about 3/8" deep into the 1 1/4" stone should be...
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