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Forum: The Mud Box Today, 08:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,490
Posted By smifwal
I have actually but only for repairs, never tried...

I have actually but only for repairs, never tried it on anything large scale. First time I used plaster Paris I mixed to fast it was stone before I even got it to the wall:bonk:
Forum: The Mud Box Today, 11:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,490
Posted By smifwal
Thanks, I was worried that someone wouldn't read...

Thanks, I was worried that someone wouldn't read the part about that being just the prefill and call me out on poopy mud work. I taped seams, inside corners and put up corner bead yesterday. I am...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout Today, 09:46 AM
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Views: 5,480,869
Posted By smifwal
When I took a tour of the manufacturing plant at...

When I took a tour of the manufacturing plant at Stone peak in Crossville TN they said that that could ink jet anything you wanted on a thin porcelain panel.
Forum: The Mud Box 09-20-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,490
Posted By smifwal
Pre fill done and ready to tape and mud

Pre fill done and ready to tape and mud
Forum: The Mud Box 09-18-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By smifwal
I thought of your roof when I read this and...

I thought of your roof when I read this and thought I would share


https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2021/09/17/whitest-paint-created-global-warming/8378579002/
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-14-2021, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By smifwal
Those darn girls always want the impossible

Those darn girls always want the impossible
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-13-2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 467
Posted By smifwal
You could put yourself in a linen closet in that...

You could put yourself in a linen closet in that open space on the end wall. We did just that when I remodeled my uncle's bathroom.

As for your door, the off the shelf doors are around $500.00...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-12-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By smifwal
It is $93,385 MSRP, here but I would guess that...

It is $93,385 MSRP, here but I would guess that it is so expensive over there since it is not commonly available, it is like a unicorn. I would imagine buying a Mercedes in Germany is surly a lot...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-06-2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By smifwal
you mean pooky. Pookie was Chris Rock character...

you mean pooky. Pookie was Chris Rock character in new Jack City. Hahahahahaha

This is a interesting thread I like it
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-06-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 833
Posted By smifwal
I have used mapesil T on every shower I have done...

I have used mapesil T on every shower I have done in the last 5 years and never experienced what you are. Though I have never used the Plus. The regular T is tenacious

Your bathroom looks great BTW
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-03-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,380
Posted By smifwal
I would venture to guess that they used a no hub...

I would venture to guess that they used a no hub coupling that was not rated for copper to PVC ( no seal) and that might be why you have problems with the copper pipe
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-03-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,007
Posted By smifwal
because people think that they are expensive, at...

because people think that they are expensive, at least that was my thought before I was trolling around Amazon looking for a scope.
They don't work well in pipes that have gunk in them, the gunk...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-02-2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 669
Posted By smifwal
They recently updated their technical data sheet...

They recently updated their technical data sheet to include drywall in wet areas, I double checked with my rep just be sure I wasn't reading something wrong, now if they got a blessing from someone...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-02-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 669
Posted By smifwal
I recently used Ardex 8+9 on a shower over...

I recently used Ardex 8+9 on a shower over drywall. 3 walls and a bench. I was impressed with it's ease of installation and dry time. By the time I got the first coat on the 3rd wall the first wall...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-02-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 359
Posted By smifwal
Is the location of this bridge, other than the...

Is the location of this bridge, other than the city and state it is in, top secret?


Why is this? I would think the obvious approach would be to blow off all the loose
with a power washer and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-01-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,007
Posted By smifwal
I have one similar to that one. Mine is wireless...

I have one similar to that one. Mine is wireless and I can view it on my iPad or my cell phone. It has come in very handy on more than one occasion. Anything inside of a wall it is great.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-01-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,007
Posted By smifwal
I would recommend a cheap endoscope ...

I would recommend a cheap endoscope
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-01-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 975
Posted By smifwal
nope not even a little bit, I was comment...

nope not even a little bit, I was comment something similar earlier and I got a phone call while typing and never circled back. I saw a video he did years ago where he did a shower pan on the second...
Forum: The Mud Box 09-01-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,490
Posted By smifwal
Not suitable for tile then you just tear it out...

Not suitable for tile then you just tear it out and start over
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-31-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By smifwal
Don't forget about making it square as well as...

Don't forget about making it square as well as plumb
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-27-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 473
Posted By smifwal
My rigid does that and won't work until it is...

My rigid does that and won't work until it is cooled off. I stuck it in the freezer and forgot about it and even forgot putting it in there. What a surprise when you go to grab a steak and your...
Forum: The Mud Box 08-24-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,490
Posted By smifwal
The "thickset" method done right,well almost. The...

The "thickset" method done right,well almost. The tile was stuck like it was welded but the mudbed itself came up a whole lot easier. I abandoned trying to jackhammer the tiles out one once I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-22-2021, 01:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 473
Posted By smifwal
Start at the flange and work your way out. You...

Start at the flange and work your way out. You should be able to smack the first few with a hammer and probably the last one also but if not a pry bar under the last one if you want to be real...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-22-2021, 12:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By smifwal
thumb tacks

thumb tacks
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-21-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 621
Posted By smifwal
I did something similar once (the sheets had no...

I did something similar once (the sheets had no straight lines)and boy did I under bid it. In a effort to center everything I knipped off the bottom points on the top and bottom sheets. 32 sqft I...
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