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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-11-2019, 05:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,007
Posted By Tiger pilot
Talking Bathroom project

Once again, ol’ CX is on the right path. I’ve been gone from USG over 5 years now, and literally ALL my contacts inside that knew anything about Durock are gone, my how that company has changed. ...
Forum: The Mud Box 12-21-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,203
Posted By Tiger pilot
My first car was a 1960 Simca. French car that...

My first car was a 1960 Simca. French car that was never really a factor in the USA. I traded a great set of stereo speakers for the car and always felt that I lost on the deal!
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Forum: The Mud Box 12-21-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,063
Posted By Tiger pilot
Here's something I use frequently 1. It...

Here's something I use frequently
1. It matters what we believe.
2. It matters that what we believe is really true.
3. It matters that there really is such a thing as truth.
4. It matters that...
Forum: The Mud Box 10-22-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,351
Posted By Tiger pilot
Obama care gives us free stuff in health care, my...

Obama care gives us free stuff in health care, my 63 year old wife has free birth control and maternity coverages but our copayment on needed medicine, if they are "allowed" or covered at all, have...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-22-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,675
Posted By Tiger pilot
I'll arrive Friday evening and leave sometime on...

I'll arrive Friday evening and leave sometime on Tuesday. I'm looking forward to seeing everyone
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-16-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 32,609
Posted By Tiger pilot
Mico, in Canada contact the TTMAC, which is the...

Mico, in Canada contact the TTMAC, which is the tile association, and they can fully answer your concerns. The executive director of the association has huge experience with the Dens technology...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-05-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,447
Posted By Tiger pilot
Flexible CBU's

Many, if not most, CBU's are flexible enough for that with minor back cutting. John Cox once used 1/2" DUROCK to make an extremely curved wall without any problems.
Steve
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-20-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 91,590
Posted By Tiger pilot
I know this won't help much, but all the folks...

I know this won't help much, but all the folks from USG are in Vegas this week at the Surfaces and builders shows so getting any info or help from them won't likely happen until next week.
I will...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-16-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 11,273
Posted By Tiger pilot
Ebola or not, I'm planning on attending. Seems...

Ebola or not, I'm planning on attending. Seems safer than staying in Atlanta where we are actively importing the sickest people.
Forum: The Mud Box 10-16-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,430
Posted By Tiger pilot
Cheaper than Dirt

I've used them too and never had any issues. I know several others who use them on a very regular basis and I've never heard a complaint from any of them.

I agree with you CX, if more companies...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-21-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,504
Posted By Tiger pilot
TCNA Handbook

Good question Jim, however the process is somewhat complicated but I will try to answer. Manufacturers' CAN start the process HOWEVER most recently have been developed by the installers who get...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-18-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,443
Posted By Tiger pilot
FinPan ClearPath Shower System

I just spoke to FinPan and Ryan is out of the country this week, returning next week, so you can direct any questions to me.
Thanks,
Steve
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-18-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,443
Posted By Tiger pilot
CX, Bill is a tile contractor that has used the...

CX, Bill is a tile contractor that has used the FinPan system multiple times and KNOWS what he is talking about.
I am currently working as a consultant to Fin Pan and am able to answer questions...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-30-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 91,590
Posted By Tiger pilot
No idea Kevin, someone from Schluter will have to...

No idea Kevin, someone from Schluter will have to answer that. All I know for certain is what the code clearly states, no whiteboard nor MR, or Greenboard allowed in wet areas.
Schluter used to...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-30-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 91,590
Posted By Tiger pilot
Membrane over drywall

Please remember it isn't USG's rule that you can't use it over drywall, and it isn't that it wouldn't work ( it will), it is the national building code and local code officials that REQUIRE specific...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-20-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,210
Posted By Tiger pilot
Denshield questions.

First, NEVER allow the edge of Denshield into mud bed. It is a treated core but will eventually wick and fail.
Pan liner needs to run above the curb at min 3", and then behind the board with an...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-06-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 37,407
Posted By Tiger pilot
Coverings 2014

I agree with everyone's comments about the value of meeting face to face. Even though I was "locked in" at the NTCA booth up in the big gathering area, aka, American Pavillion, I was able to meet...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-06-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 15,452
Posted By Tiger pilot
Waterproofing CBU

There has long been two camps on this question, true CBU's, for the most part, have said embed as it is protected by the membrane from wicking, while others have wanted the gap, usually because they...
Forum: The Mud Box 04-14-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,915
Posted By Tiger pilot
LT, you have a bunch of us NTCA & CTEF folks that...

LT, you have a bunch of us NTCA & CTEF folks that watch this site regularly, however, most of us are covered up with other items and don't post often.
The three you mentioned have travel schedules...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-14-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 37,407
Posted By Tiger pilot
That's a great looking shirt!

That's a great looking shirt!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-31-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 22,191
Posted By Tiger pilot
Sonia, have your so called contractor call GP's...

Sonia, have your so called contractor call GP's technical hotline. They will absolutely tell you everything your guy is telling you is completely wrong. Completely!
For 6 years I was the product...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-24-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,314
Posted By Tiger pilot
Mike, no government involvement it was Home...

Mike, no government involvement it was Home Depot's way of rewarding folks for staying with them. Most folks hated working in the stores and retail hours.
Forum: The Mud Box 03-24-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,314
Posted By Tiger pilot
It may have changed since I was at Depot, but the...

It may have changed since I was at Depot, but the premixed stuff carried a 5% higher margin than the dirt in a bag stuff. We were told to push it because it was easier to use and less chance for a...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-24-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,314
Posted By Tiger pilot
A long time ago, between jobs, I worked at Depot...

A long time ago, between jobs, I worked at Depot and had to take their tile training class. This was a regional speciality class, held at HD HQ here in Atlanta. The two folks teaching the class had...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-17-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,826
Posted By Tiger pilot
Passing of Mr. Rothberg

Just heard the founder of Laticrete, Mr Henry Rothberg has passed away.
My condolences to the entire family and company. Henry Sr. Left behind a great legacy.
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