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Forum: The Mud Box 06-19-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 954
Posted By not_a_doctor
Happy Father's Day! Having a child is the...

Happy Father's Day!

Having a child is the most amazing thing any of us will experience in our lives. It gives purpose and meaning to everything we do. I never understood what unconditional love...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-19-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 883
Posted By not_a_doctor
Can we see a picture of both the tiles you are...

Can we see a picture of both the tiles you are looking for?

Can't guarantee anything like CX said, but it might help.
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-16-2016, 11:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,804
Posted By not_a_doctor
I agree with the statement made about the sealing...

I agree with the statement made about the sealing and it's only purpose is for cleanup.

I seal using two separate methods, determined by the client.

Travertine has natural pits and holes...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-16-2016, 10:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,866
Posted By not_a_doctor
Just wanted to correct myself regarding the...

Just wanted to correct myself regarding the plywood grading system.

Grades A-D have to do with the quality of the face and back veneer of the plywood, where A is the best quality, and D is the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-16-2016, 10:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,866
Posted By not_a_doctor
No prob mate, keep us posted with your progress,...

No prob mate, keep us posted with your progress, and let us know if you have any more questions!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-16-2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,866
Posted By not_a_doctor
I don't see why not, as long at there is a joist...

I don't see why not, as long at there is a joist for the cut ends of the planks to rest on. If there isn't you might have to install some blocking to fasten the cut ends to
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-16-2016, 09:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,866
Posted By not_a_doctor
It probably won't be a half inch, I just didn't...

It probably won't be a half inch, I just didn't want to say anything less and end up screwing you over. I would always strive to have the transitions at the same finished height, it looks better...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-16-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,866
Posted By not_a_doctor
C is just a value used to describe how durable...

C is just a value used to describe how durable plywood is, because different durabilities are required for different applications. Plugged c grade plywood is an upgraded c veneer of higher grade...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-16-2016, 08:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,866
Posted By not_a_doctor
You don't have much room to work with here. You...

You don't have much room to work with here. You need to install a minimum 1/2 plywood over the tongue and groove planks, then thinset and screw down a 1/4 cbu (which adds about 5/16 to 3/8...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-15-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,648
Posted By not_a_doctor
They would be fine for shower walls, and...

They would be fine for shower walls, and technically for shower floors' although I find it looks better and is easier to install mosaic tiles on shower floors. They follow the slope of the pan...
Forum: The Mud Box 06-15-2016, 09:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,746
Posted By not_a_doctor
Yeah they were sheared off. Wasn't running wheel...

Yeah they were sheared off. Wasn't running wheel spacers. I do believe when I repair it I am going to be swapping out ALL my wheel studs with stronger ones now that you point that out. Its nice to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-15-2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,018
Posted By not_a_doctor
That's a good question, I can't tell what the...

That's a good question, I can't tell what the finish is on the tiles because they are wrapped in plastic. Are they glazed or do they have a rougher finish?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-15-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,648
Posted By not_a_doctor
Grade 1 = best quality PEI 4(resistance to...

Grade 1 = best quality

PEI 4(resistance to abrasion) = high resistance, ok for all residential applications

WA(water absorption) = .5% (Typical for porcelain) suitable for applications where...
Forum: The Mud Box 06-15-2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,746
Posted By not_a_doctor
Hell yeah unloading by hand sucks. Unfortunately...

Hell yeah unloading by hand sucks. Unfortunately overloading wasn't the cause of my failure, the cables that ran power to the hydraulic were corroded, because the last person to work on it didn't...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-14-2016, 11:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,806
Posted By not_a_doctor
Why do you have to open up the ceiling below to...

Why do you have to open up the ceiling below to replace the plywood? Any time I've done that it's been from whatever floor I'm working on. I wouldn't use the galvi support, you would just be...
Forum: The Mud Box 06-14-2016, 09:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,746
Posted By not_a_doctor
The worst experience I've ever had unloading a...

The worst experience I've ever had unloading a trailer was 7 years ago.

Our company was one of many who had a contract for rebranding many of the Washington Mutuals that J.P. Morgan Chase...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-14-2016, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,018
Posted By not_a_doctor
Sorry, porcelain absorption is 0.5%

Sorry, porcelain absorption is 0.5%
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-14-2016, 09:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,018
Posted By not_a_doctor
I'm in agreeance with Paul. The tiles are...

I'm in agreeance with Paul. The tiles are porcelain, which has the lowest water absorption at around 0.05%. The mm seem thick enough, plus after being set with a proper coverage of thinset, and...
Forum: The Mud Box 06-14-2016, 07:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,746
Posted By not_a_doctor
I know that my bed is rated to hold just under...

I know that my bed is rated to hold just under 5,000 lbs, and my tires are load rating E, so they are plenty strong. I also upgraded to heavy duty leaf springs when I got the lift, so they could...
Forum: The Mud Box 06-14-2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,746
Posted By not_a_doctor
Yeah that makes sense. Even though the rear...

Yeah that makes sense. Even though the rear wheels support the load while not moving and moving in a straight line, whenever I brake or turn, the front wheels will support the majority of that load...
Forum: The Mud Box 06-14-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,746
Posted By not_a_doctor
No, I need to, and maybe switch to a wheel brand...

No, I need to, and maybe switch to a wheel brand that is meant for heavy loads. The thing with that is, it was my front wheel, so the majority of any weight I've been putting on my vehicle would...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-14-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,199
Posted By not_a_doctor
Welcome! We'll be here to assist if you need...

Welcome!

We'll be here to assist if you need anything
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-14-2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,806
Posted By not_a_doctor
I would not install the new flange so the it sits...

I would not install the new flange so the it sits on the tile, make sure that you anchor it well into the concrete. Like countrybumkin said, ensure that the spaces in the flange for the toilet...
Forum: The Mud Box 06-14-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,746
Posted By not_a_doctor
I drive a 2004 Nissan Titan, it has 81,000 miles....

I drive a 2004 Nissan Titan, it has 81,000 miles.

Yes I had the procomp 6" lift installed Last June, along with the new wheels and tires. Put 27 thousand miles on it since then. Yeah a shop near...
Forum: The Mud Box 06-14-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,746
Posted By not_a_doctor
My f*%^#d up morning

I have to vent this out, no one else to talk to at the moment.

Driving on the freeway this morning on the way to my job site.

Oh man, feels like a flat tire.

++BOOM++

My wheel snaps in...
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