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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-12-2018, 02:44 AM
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Posted By Shady at Best
Let's be honest here. I am sure most of us would...

Let's be honest here. I am sure most of us would let some crap slide if you were tiling a gas station or fast food restaurant bathroom. Just saying, you would not see my best work in a public...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-11-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4,617
Views: 1,414,189
Posted By Shady at Best
Fake news Sent from my SM-G935V using...

Fake news

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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-11-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 4,617
Views: 1,414,189
Posted By Shady at Best
I was having a hard time looking at them...

I was having a hard time looking at them sideways....
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-10-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 217
Posted By Shady at Best
I have been running this piece of junk for years....

I have been running this piece of junk for years. Mixing 5 gallon buckets that are filled 3 inches from the top. I leave it out in the rain and don't take care of it and it's been great.
You can...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-09-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 217
Posted By Shady at Best
I prefer the egg beater as pictured in the graph....

I prefer the egg beater as pictured in the graph. I had a guy convince me to use his D paddle and it was useless for mixing heavy stuff like thinset. The D paddle is perfect for drywall compound. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-09-2018, 03:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By Shady at Best
I might end up cutting it but that would be last...

I might end up cutting it but that would be last resort. The piece in the pic is a 90 degree fitting. I would end up with a fernco on curved piece of metal if i cut the hub off. Chasing it back to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-08-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By Shady at Best
So what size do you think the hub in question is?...

So what size do you think the hub in question is? I realize that the tape measure is on the outside of the hub. I am thinking it's 2 inch pipe. That leaves enough room for the packing and the lead. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-08-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By Shady at Best
What size cast iron pipe is this?

Hi.
I am looking for the best or correct way to connect a 2" abs waste pipe to this. This is pretty much the way i found it. But it did have a 1.5" fernco rubber clamp over the hub. At least i...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-04-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 605
Posted By Shady at Best
The whole phillips and their allies can be...

The whole phillips and their allies can be confusing. Don't forget posidrive phillips.



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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-04-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4,617
Views: 1,414,189
Posted By Shady at Best
Lol. I didn't even look that far. Couldn't get...

Lol. I didn't even look that far. Couldn't get past the tile and the shower head. The handle is amazing

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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-28-2018, 12:28 AM
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Views: 1,414,189
Posted By Shady at Best
I was doing some electrical work at this flip....

I was doing some electrical work at this flip. The realtor knew that i did tile work and asked if i had checked out the bathrooms. I think she was bragging.
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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-27-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 605
Posted By Shady at Best
Drywall bits vs #2 phillips

Anyone know the reasoning behind using a true drywall phillips bit vs a regular #2 phillips?
I am not talking about a bit with a dimpler built in. I am talking about the skinny #2 phillips. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-13-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,587
Posted By Shady at Best
$60 in uponor fittings later. Sent from my...

$60 in uponor fittings later.
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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-13-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,275
Posted By Shady at Best
I salvage old tape measures and make lightweight,...

I salvage old tape measures and make lightweight, flexible, yard sticks out of them. I cut the tape at the 30ish inch mark and keep one at the saw and one with me on the floor/ wall. Use it to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-09-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,587
Posted By Shady at Best
Thanks for the reply. I never think about...

Thanks for the reply. I never think about actually telling you guys what you are looking at.
It's a phylrich tub deck rough in.
It's 3/4 npt both Male and female. Both hot and cold water lines...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-09-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,587
Posted By Shady at Best
Here is another question for you guys. What...

Here is another question for you guys. What would be your preferred way to connect the outer valves to the center t. It is 3/4 inch male and female pipe thread. Would you solder it with copper, use...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-01-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,301
Posted By Shady at Best
Who picked out that grout color? Those...

Who picked out that grout color?

Those joints do seem a tad high or overfilled. Removing the grout will be a nightmare but not for you. It can be fixed. And have him fix that tile while he is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-27-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,587
Posted By Shady at Best
This seriously sucks. What's the trick to...

This seriously sucks. What's the trick to grouting limestone. Besides using a grout release and dampening the surface of the tile first? Meanwhile allowing the grout to firm up enough to keep the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-27-2018, 12:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,587
Posted By Shady at Best
Both of them. Since they are the same. [emoji6] ...

Both of them. Since they are the same. [emoji6]


Here is what i did for prep. Sealed the limestone, i have been calling it travertine, with 511 impregnator, let it dry. Wiped a 2 foot...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-23-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,587
Posted By Shady at Best
I will try letting it firm up. This travertine...

I will try letting it firm up. This travertine sure sucks to work with. It sucks all the moisture out of the grout and falls off the float after one pass.

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-23-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By Shady at Best
Doesn't schluter make plastic trim along with...

Doesn't schluter make plastic trim along with aluminum? I could see plastic trim cracking or getting brittle over a very long period of time, 10 + years. Especially if it were subject to uv rays ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-22-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,587
Posted By Shady at Best
Another question. Is this normal grout height or...

Another question. Is this normal grout height or fullness? My tech is spread there grout, let it sit for a few mins. Wring out a sponge till no water comes out, do a light pressure swirling...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-21-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By Shady at Best
I am assuming you are going horizontally? Have...

I am assuming you are going horizontally? Have you considered running them veritcally?

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-21-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,636
Posted By Shady at Best
I like making relief cuts at all of the 90 degree...

I like making relief cuts at all of the 90 degree intersections. Anywhere 2 planes come together. The rest should peel right off

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-21-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,587
Posted By Shady at Best
Thanks Davy. Prism it is. I have used prism a...

Thanks Davy. Prism it is. I have used prism a dozen or so times. Overall i like pridm but i do have an issue with it. It likes to fall or sag out of the joints on vertical surfaces. Any way to...
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