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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-26-2016, 05:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,988
Posted By Brian in San Diego
Absolutely no truth to that rumor! Still alive...

Absolutely no truth to that rumor! Still alive and kicking. I'm in the home stretch of a tiling project I started four or five years ago. I'll post pitchers when I'm finished.

It's pretty...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-25-2016, 01:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,988
Posted By Brian in San Diego
You may want to consider this option. Buy a...

You may want to consider this option. Buy a quality used saw. I bought a barely used Target (now Husqvarna) and judging from what I'm seeing on dailylister.com it's worth as much or more than what...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-04-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,732
Posted By Brian in San Diego
Since I knew they were there, I set the skill saw...

Since I knew they were there, I set the skill saw to cut 1/16" under the thickness of the plywood. Then went back with the Horrible Fright knockoff of the Fein Multimaster and gently knocked the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-04-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,732
Posted By Brian in San Diego
No, the grayish looking pipe on the right is gas....

No, the grayish looking pipe on the right is gas. It's black iron pipe. The other black one is electrical cable...I'm guessing 14-3 (or 4) romex. There is also a couple of comm cables that are...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-04-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,732
Posted By Brian in San Diego
Note the half circle in the lower portion of the...

Note the half circle in the lower portion of the cutout. I had used a hole saw to explore previous to cutting.

So would I, but I didn't build the place. It's a tract house.

It's a natural gas...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-03-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,732
Posted By Brian in San Diego
I found out the subfloor is T&G...never saw that...

I found out the subfloor is T&G...never saw that when I cut a bunch of holes in the bathroom subfloor to run water lines. However, the floor was really creaking along the one I cut.

I cut up the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-03-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,732
Posted By Brian in San Diego
Thanks for the help. I just found one of the...

Thanks for the help.

I just found one of the reasons for at least a couple of the squeaks...the subfloor sheets were butted tight against each other. I ran my circular saw along the the joint...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-03-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,732
Posted By Brian in San Diego
Sorry for the confusion. Yes, I still have...

Sorry for the confusion. Yes, I still have squeaks in the subfloor right at the entrance to the MBR. Looks like some exploratory surgery may be necessary. If it takes removing and replacing parts...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-03-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,732
Posted By Brian in San Diego
Squeaks in subfloor

Hey everyone it's been a long, long time since I've been around. Hope everyone is doing well.

I know this is a tile forum and I guess with some stretch it could be encountered before tile...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-26-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 2,408
Views: 294,645
Posted By Brian in San Diego
If you like fast cars and golf trick shots this...

If you like fast cars and golf trick shots this one (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgKMGwfo5sg) is pretty cool.

Interesting that the golfer, Jake Shepard, is wearing a Callaway hat, but using a...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-15-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,051
Posted By Brian in San Diego
Costco has the Lumix ZS19...

Costco has the Lumix ZS19...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-06-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,034
Posted By Brian in San Diego
I sure hope you "sleeved" the copper in the...

I sure hope you "sleeved" the copper in the plastic material made for that purpose. Copper and earth or concrete don't get along. That copper will develop holes in it from the alkalinity in the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-21-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,827
Posted By Brian in San Diego
Welcome to the forum, Rickey. You want the mud...

Welcome to the forum, Rickey. You want the mud bed level at the walls. You should measure from the center of the drain to the furthest point in the shower. Let's say for example that comes out to...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-02-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,107
Posted By Brian in San Diego
It has been confirmed Junior is dead from an...

It has been confirmed Junior is dead from an apparently self inflicted gunshot.

https://plus.google.com/115921137988466256546/posts/Ey3RT6t7ejh#115921137988466256546/posts/Ey3RT6t7ejh
Forum: The Mud Box 05-02-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,107
Posted By Brian in San Diego
Junior Seau feared Dead

Many news outlets are reporting that Junior Seau has been found in his home with a gunshot wound and he is feared dead.

http://msn.foxsports.com/nfl/story/junior-seau-shooting-at-home-050212
Forum: The Mud Box 04-27-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,606
Posted By Brian in San Diego
Congratulations, Brannigan! If I get up that way...

Congratulations, Brannigan! If I get up that way maybe you could hook me up with a tee time...please?
Forum: The Mud Box 03-20-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,501
Posted By Brian in San Diego
I think I saw Musky Mike (or at least a first...

I think I saw Musky Mike (or at least a first cousin).
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-22-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,212
Posted By Brian in San Diego
It is my opinion that the Bosch 1773AK...

It is my opinion that the Bosch 1773AK (http://www.contractorsdirect.com/Concrete-Tools/Surface-Grinders/Bosch-Concrete-Surfacing-Grinder) Concrete Surface Grinder will have absolutely no problem...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-22-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,312
Posted By Brian in San Diego
That could be it. I'm doing some work at my lack...

That could be it. I'm doing some work at my lack of income property and had some Ditra set where I'm installing a travertine hearth. Neighbor came in and knew right away what it was. Said he'd...
Forum: The Mud Box 02-16-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2,408
Views: 294,645
Posted By Brian in San Diego
Not sure I'd enjoy seeing THAT in a museum!

Not sure I'd enjoy seeing THAT in a museum!
Forum: The Mud Box 02-07-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,842
Posted By Brian in San Diego
I was debating whether I should post a picture of...

I was debating whether I should post a picture of a friend of mine taken before his 60th birthday standing in front of an "you are in an alcohol-free zone" sign. I think the picture was taken as a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-26-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 24,539
Posted By Brian in San Diego
I just have to ask...does anyone other than me...

I just have to ask...does anyone other than me think the Schluter Ditra trowel has one of the most uncomfortable handles known to mankind? I had admired the trowels I received after attending the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,059
Posted By Brian in San Diego
I don't know how rain-x would perform. I do know...

I don't know how rain-x would perform. I do know that sealing stone with a high quality sealer is the best recommendation. I prefer StoneTech Enhancer Pro or Miracle Enhance 'n Seal. Both of those...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 01-20-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,211
Posted By Brian in San Diego
Bob, Welcome to the forums! I have an older...

Bob,

Welcome to the forums! I have an older (read better) Euro-Pro steam machine which I have used to clean shower and counter top grout. It works really well and I would never go back to the...
Forum: The Mud Box 01-19-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,221
Posted By Brian in San Diego
Agreed. Usually the name calling is reserved for...

Agreed. Usually the name calling is reserved for the liberals, but now even the most conservative of candidates is getting the treatment. I think the role this country has played as the world's...
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