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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 05:13 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,073
Posted By smifwal
https://www.protilertools.co.uk/product/ardex-hydr...

https://www.protilertools.co.uk/product/ardex-hydro-grouting-sponge
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Yesterday, 04:49 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 81,584
Posted By smifwal
I got the drains today but didn't really have...

I got the drains today but didn't really have time to play with them but it appears that there is some wiggle room for side to side adjustment and the spacers are what bring it up to the height of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-22-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By smifwal
You need the XL sigma ...

You need the XL sigma
https://youtu.be/AOG56GY1eic

But how many length rip cuts do you have? Are they covered by base or 1/4 round? I did a job last year with a 8x48 that only had 3 full length...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-22-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 527
Posted By smifwal
If he won't remove the old tiles, why don't you...

If he won't remove the old tiles, why don't you rent yourself a couple of chipping hammer, invite some friends over for some beer and pizza and get after it. Taking up tile really isn't that hard and...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-20-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 81,584
Posted By smifwal
Whatever or whoever makes it, it is nice to have...

Whatever or whoever makes it, it is nice to have a drain that I have worked with for years available again
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-20-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 81,584
Posted By smifwal
You might reach out to Paul (Houston remodeler I...

You might reach out to Paul (Houston remodeler I can't remember how to spell his last name) I found this on his website
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-19-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 81,584
Posted By smifwal
I ordered a couple last night before I posted,...

I ordered a couple last night before I posted, They will be here on the 23 I will let you know what I think
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-18-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 81,584
Posted By smifwal
It does look a awful lot like it might be the...

It does look a awful lot like it might be the same but it said patent pending. I am going to give it a go. Hope dan sees this he was looking for a grate
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-18-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 81,584
Posted By smifwal
https://flofx.com/product/pvc-bond-flange-kit/

https://flofx.com/product/pvc-bond-flange-kit/
Forum: The Mud Box 11-17-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2,583
Views: 382,552
Posted By smifwal
how awesome is his wife to let him weld in the...

how awesome is his wife to let him weld in the house!!!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-17-2020, 02:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 375
Posted By smifwal
This is the X5 my daily use mortar about half the...

This is the X5 my daily use mortar about half the cost of the X77. Not knowing the weight of your stone I went straight to the big guns on recommending the X77. You maybe able to get buy with the X5....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-17-2020, 12:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 375
Posted By smifwal
no nails needed with stuff, with the apprriate...

no nails needed with stuff, with the apprriate size trowel and good coverage I promise
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-16-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 375
Posted By smifwal
That is close to what I pay but you mix it...

That is close to what I pay but you mix it according to the manufacturer's it will hold those stones where you want them no question.

I have seen this demo in person so it is legit
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-16-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 375
Posted By smifwal
From my Ardex rep The tile shop Scarsdale,...

From my Ardex rep

The tile shop Scarsdale, NY
Artistic Tile White Plains, NY
Michael Halebian Carlstadt, NJ (near giants stadium)
O&G Industries Stamford, CT
Belknap White/Patriot Floors...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-15-2020, 10:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 375
Posted By smifwal
That is about 2.5 time what I pay from my...

That is about 2.5 time what I pay from my distributor. where abouts are you located? I can reach out to my rep and see what might be close to you. And when you post your location CX is going to ask...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-15-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 375
Posted By smifwal
Grout bag and a tuck pointer maybe? If you can...

Grout bag and a tuck pointer maybe? If you can get Ardex products Ardex X77 would be a good choice to set those "rocks"
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-15-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,073
Posted By smifwal
I bought my first sigma cutter from protiler...

I bought my first sigma cutter from protiler great family owned business. They sent me one of these
https://www.protilertools.co.uk/product/replacement-block-cut-wash-boy-sponge-391428
and this...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-15-2020, 02:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 602
Posted By smifwal
Do let us know if it is any good, I like gadgets...

Do let us know if it is any good, I like gadgets but the only time I have ever seen that in action is on the infomercial and everything looks awesome on there, but then when you get it in the mail...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-14-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 602
Posted By smifwal
If you watch the guys in Asia they use a real wet...

If you watch the guys in Asia they use a real wet slurry with a ladle but most of the time no thinset.

CX I have seen that pop up on the YouTube add that I use to get before I went premium (best...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-13-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,007
Posted By smifwal
I can't tell you how many 1/2 or even full bags I...

I can't tell you how many 1/2 or even full bags I have throw on the driveway over the years because I didn't use it up or return the full bags before they got hardened up because I left them in the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-13-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,326
Posted By smifwal
Pick yourself one of these. ...

Pick yourself one of these.
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-08-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By smifwal
The mortar mixer is not what I was talking about...

The mortar mixer is not what I was talking about when I said grab it at harbor freight, I meant a stand up mixer for mixing thinset bit you could use it with the mud mixer that you linked if you can...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-08-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By smifwal
if you are going to harbor freight might as well...

if you are going to harbor freight might as well pick up their stand up mixer. maybe that is what you were talking about in the first place.

I looked at your link to the "glass" tile they sure...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-08-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,073
Posted By smifwal
Cut that section out and do a new piece with a 2...

Cut that section out and do a new piece with a 2 in overlap on each side of it
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-07-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,960
Posted By smifwal
Might be that you are pushing the tile through...

Might be that you are pushing the tile through too fast and the blade is flexing with the pressure
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