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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-13-2021, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 283
Posted By navyson
I think the 2 hp one is the MK Pro. Mine was 2 hp...

I think the 2 hp one is the MK Pro. Mine was 2 hp MK 101 Pro 24. Had it almost ten years (was stolen) without any problems whatsoever. Probably still going strong.....:D

Edit: Looks like the 101...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-08-2020, 04:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,982
Posted By navyson
This has come in handy so often, yet, so few...

This has come in handy so often, yet, so few "installers" use them:
(Sanding/Rubbing Stone)...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-07-2020, 04:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 401
Posted By navyson
No replacement, no pay. Should have noticed when...

No replacement, no pay. Should have noticed when installing and changed to another tile.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-19-2020, 03:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,928
Posted By navyson
In blowing up the pictures presented, it looks...

In blowing up the pictures presented, it looks like the PVC liner was installed, then mudbed. That 4-5" strip of green coming up the walls looks like Hydroban topical waterproofing. I wonder if the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-13-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,928
Posted By navyson
Could this be from no preslope under the shower...

Could this be from no preslope under the shower pan? Water wicking up the walls? It happens, just haven't seen a good picture of it happening.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-09-2020, 04:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 635
Posted By navyson
This is a decent one: Haven't had any problems...

This is a decent one: Haven't had any problems with it. Wore one out, on a second one.
https://www.homedepot.com/p/KING-DIAMOND-10-in-Diamond-Tile-Circular-Saw-Blade-C10S7/100573049
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-04-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,773
Posted By navyson
I thought it was just certain product lines....

I thought it was just certain product lines. Bummer. The last two projects I used them on, had to buy 1/16" T-spacers to widen joint a little.
Forum: The Mud Box 07-14-2020, 04:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 856
Posted By navyson
Best of luck!

Best of luck!
Forum: The Mud Box 06-06-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 310
Posted By navyson
Sad. I had two cats. Gracie was the mother, and...

Sad. I had two cats. Gracie was the mother, and Tigi was the daughter. Tigi died in an accident. I did like the video and let her visit with Tigi. She meowed around the house for days. I know their...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-06-2020, 06:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 730
Posted By navyson
Oscar Barradas. Oops, already posted! My search...

Oscar Barradas. Oops, already posted!
My search on Tile Geeks didn't yield anyone other than the guys mentioned.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-29-2020, 06:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,299
Posted By navyson
You need something like this: ...

You need something like this:
https://www.craintools.com/tear-out/scrapers/360
A good way to tear out is to use box cutter to slice stripes about 8-10 inches wide in the sheet vinyl, pull an edge...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-27-2020, 03:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By navyson
I think these are still made in USA: ...

I think these are still made in USA:
https://www.mkdiamond.com/tile/saw_101-24.html
These handle up to 24" length and 18" diagonal.
They also have rail saws that cut large format tile also:...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-06-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 271
Posted By navyson
Hexagon Fade Pattern

Hey all,

I’m given the task of doing a fade pattern on walls in a bathroom, with hexagon sheets. Would those who’ve done something like this be so kind as to provide pictures of ideas? TIA
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-05-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 370
Posted By navyson
Hexagon Fade Pattern

Hey all,

I’m given the task of doing a fade pattern on walls in a bathroom, with hexagon sheets. Would those who’ve done something like this be so kind as to provide pictures of ideas? TIA
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-31-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,684
Posted By navyson
I saw it at Lowe's the other day when picking up...

I saw it at Lowe's the other day when picking up some grout. About $9 more than a sheet of regular. I'm interested in knowing if anyone's used it also. If it cuts out waterproofing (except for...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-08-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,725
Posted By navyson
Sad the contractor would have a problem with...

Sad the contractor would have a problem with buying a $30 tube of silicone to get the balance of $2000 and a happy client.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-04-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,680
Posted By navyson
https://www.harborfreight.com/10-in-25-hp-tilebric...

https://www.harborfreight.com/10-in-25-hp-tilebrick-saw-69275.html This saw's relatively inexpensive. Had my MK 101 Pro stolen. Had traded out a little work for this since it was languishing in their...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-31-2019, 05:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,616
Posted By navyson
The travertine looks pretty clean to me. If there...

The travertine looks pretty clean to me. If there were haze and such on the tile, it would be difficult to see the hone on the tile. You can clearly see the hone in the pictures. The dark grout has...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-16-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 984
Posted By navyson
I've done one project of stripping and resealing...

I've done one project of stripping and resealing saltillo tile. Wouldn't really want to do it again. Reeso Tile Importers Inc. here in San Antonio was very knowledgeable and helpful with my...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-29-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,030
Posted By navyson
I was thinking more of angled walls and angled...

I was thinking more of angled walls and angled curbs, where traditional pan liner would fold with difficulty. As for the cementboard: It would be on the wall dropped tight to the floor.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-19-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,030
Posted By navyson
Could you not just install cementboard tight to...

Could you not just install cementboard tight to the floor, then do a preslope down to the drain flange, then waterproof everything? So as to make it like a PVC pan liner? Then install upper flange...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-06-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 355
Posted By navyson
Options: Old concrete meets new concrete

Exploring options for joint where new patio extension meets the old patio. There's a ten foot straight edge but the sides are say 221/2 angle, five feet length to the house. Homeowners don't want it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-10-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 963
Posted By navyson
I don't think the grout would have a very good...

I don't think the grout would have a very good bond to the factory edge of the tile. Liable to flake off sooner rather than later, then will look atrocious.
Forum: The Mud Box 08-14-2017, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 914
Posted By navyson
Great post! One of my best friends growing up had...

Great post! One of my best friends growing up had parents who were traveling evangelists. His dad would preach anywhere invited. I went several times with them to black churches. Everyone was always...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-25-2017, 07:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,628
Posted By navyson
There's a supply store here in town that started...

There's a supply store here in town that started carrying proknees, thinking of checking them out.
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