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Forum: The Mud Box 03-24-2007, 12:59 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 11,951
Posted By madmax
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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-21-2007, 02:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,877
Posted By madmax
Why bother? Just lay it in mud and don't worry...

Why bother? Just lay it in mud and don't worry about it. You are not saving any time putting down 2 layers of underlayment. I don't see you saving any money. You are not saving much height...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-15-2007, 12:54 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 11,951
Posted By madmax
I can't prove #4 because it is still a theory,...

I can't prove #4 because it is still a theory, but it makes sense to me. It is called Milankovitch Theory(1920) and it was named after Milutin Milankovitch, a Serbian scientist/astronomer.
...
Forum: The Mud Box 03-14-2007, 05:48 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 11,951
Posted By madmax
1. Yes I am smarter. 2. The political hack...

1. Yes I am smarter.

2. The political hack with the agenda is Al Gore.

3. Global warming is hardly happening fast. The Earth has been warming for 20,000 years. The sea levels increase ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-08-2007, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,335
Posted By madmax
If you put it in at that temp, you will be...

If you put it in at that temp, you will be tearing it out in a few weeks.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-01-2007, 03:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,115
Posted By madmax
Is that any worse than you doing the extra 1000...

Is that any worse than you doing the extra 1000 ft in a auto dealership for free?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-28-2007, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,666
Posted By madmax
The setting bed is probably a mud bed. Thinset...

The setting bed is probably a mud bed. Thinset isn't going to be 2" and there is no reason to pour gypcrete over gypcrete. The contractor probably tried to bond the mud to the gypcrete. The...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-20-2007, 01:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,094
Posted By madmax
Does anyone know if M. Teixeira Soapstone that...

Does anyone know if M. Teixeira Soapstone that has adds in the stone mags is related to Mark Teixeira the baseball player?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-20-2007, 01:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,488
Posted By madmax
Do it my way. It is 100 times easier. ...

Do it my way. It is 100 times easier.

Sand weighs about 10 lbs/ft at 1" thick. Now take the square footage and add a zero. That is how many lbs of sand you need at 1" thick. If you want a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-19-2007, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,200
Posted By madmax
Are you sure the base is a 4" base? That type...

Are you sure the base is a 4" base? That type of base is usually built up base and it is probably 1 piece of 2x2 field + 1 piece of 2x2 cap = 4".
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-19-2007, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,758
Posted By madmax
Not true, but who am I to let the facts stand in...

Not true, but who am I to let the facts stand in the way of a good story. The prices fabricators are getting for counters has dropped about 50% in the last decade. The reality is that everyone...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-08-2007, 05:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,134
Posted By madmax
No. He priced the job just fine. You are just...

No. He priced the job just fine. You are just cheap. You are probably working in coal country/Pennsatucky where construction workers work dirt cheap for $10/hr and no benefits.
Forum: The Mud Box 02-04-2007, 02:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,368
Posted By madmax
What do you use to catch stripers? Do you ever...

What do you use to catch stripers?
Do you ever use plastic and what colors?

Around here I think peanut bunker are the best but it is a pain to catch live bait.
Forum: The Mud Box 01-25-2007, 01:42 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,191
Posted By madmax
Send them all back to Texas.

Send them all back to Texas.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-24-2007, 04:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,387
Posted By madmax
I wouldn't worry about it. Your existing floor...

I wouldn't worry about it. Your existing floor is proof enough for me. The floor lasted 20 years without a single crack.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-24-2007, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,350
Posted By madmax
Is there such a thing?

Is there such a thing?
Forum: The Mud Box 01-21-2007, 01:49 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,319
Posted By madmax
It won't be the Eagles. It was just a matter of...

It won't be the Eagles. It was just a matter of time before Andy Kotite screwed up a game. They wont win next year either when Kordell McNabb comes back.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-21-2007, 01:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,202
Posted By madmax
Just let him lose money. That will convince him.

Just let him lose money. That will convince him.
Forum: The Mud Box 01-13-2007, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,405
Posted By madmax
Fishing. Reel oil or grease?

I have a couple of Penn conventional reels that were givin to me when I was a kid. I usually use spinning reels so the Penn conventions reels only get used a couple of times a summer. I have the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-05-2007, 01:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,573
Posted By madmax
I dont think the problem has anything to do with...

I dont think the problem has anything to do with moisture.


I think the problem is the contractor covered control joints and now the floor has nowhere to go but up. When a floor buckles the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-02-2007, 03:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,410
Posted By madmax
If you are not qualified to do the walls then...

If you are not qualified to do the walls then what makes you think you are qualified to prep the walls that you cant do?

I can tell you right now that anyone that knows anything does not want...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-29-2006, 12:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,570
Posted By madmax
2 parts + 1 part sand = 3 parts sand + 0 parts...

2 parts + 1 part sand = 3 parts sand + 0 parts cement.

Did you add any cement?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-22-2006, 03:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,468
Posted By madmax
There is nothing bait and switch about it. The...

There is nothing bait and switch about it. The GC didn't change the terms. They are probably giving you the same terms they give every sub on every job. You didn't do your homework and know the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-20-2006, 03:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,932
Posted By madmax
A butt joint is when the tile are butted tight...

A butt joint is when the tile are butted tight toghether without joint. On paper you shouldn't have a butt joint but in reality it isn't that big a deal on a small job such as a shower. What...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-20-2006, 02:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,932
Posted By madmax
I wouldn't worry about it. It is a freakin...

I wouldn't worry about it. It is a freakin shower not an airport. Your walls are probably not more than about 5 ft. in either direction. 5 whole feet without expansion. The side walls are...
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