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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-08-2005, 11:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,742
Posted By Jason Helmer
Hey David, how are you? In defence of using a...

Hey David, how are you?
In defence of using a roller, I tend to install Ditra mainly on my larger floor jobs maybe 200 ft. or larger. The roller tends to be much faster (for me). Sometimes...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-29-2005, 08:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,656
Posted By Jason Helmer
Not a huge halibut, but pretty nice. Just shy of...

Not a huge halibut, but pretty nice. Just shy of 45lbs bled. Picture is kind of decieving, but I am 6'2" and 250! Hard to hold a fish like that out at arms length for the photo ( an old trick to...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-28-2005, 09:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,656
Posted By Jason Helmer
Hmmmm. I thought it was tile setting that made my...

Hmmmm. I thought it was tile setting that made my knees hurt. :bang:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 09-28-2005, 09:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,656
Posted By Jason Helmer
Fish Pics

:crazy: You guys a driving me nuts with all you freshwater beauties, but how about some salt in your diet? :stick:

Fishing keeps me sane too!!! :crazy:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-29-2005, 06:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,222
Posted By Jason Helmer
My Thomas t 2820 st kicks my old Dewalt/Emglo's...

My Thomas t 2820 st kicks my old Dewalt/Emglo's rear. The Dewalt was thier top portable model with the single 4 gallon tank. The Thomas is WAY quieter and I confirmed the 9 sec. cycle time and that...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-01-2005, 07:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,490
Posted By Jason Helmer
I (and especially my helper) have been beating on...

I (and especially my helper) have been beating on a Senco roofing nailer, SCN40 I think, for several years now and it has been very problem free. We use it to put down tons (literaly) of...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-05-2005, 07:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,410
Posted By Jason Helmer
Those things rock! You will never use anything...

Those things rock! You will never use anything else to drive screws again. I have the 12V Bosch and it blows me away. Seriously out powers my 18V Dewalt drill and my Milwaukee magnum drill. Also...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-13-2005, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,438
Posted By Jason Helmer
http://www.masterwholesale.com/details/1061492714/...

http://www.masterwholesale.com/details/1061492714/ :yipee:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-28-2005, 09:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,301
Posted By Jason Helmer
Dale, I understand what you are describing in how...

Dale, I understand what you are describing in how the blade acts as you cut a tile as I have fought this many times on a few saws. There are actually two squaring "requirements":
1. The table must...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-23-2005, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,301
Posted By Jason Helmer
Speaking of Master Wholesale. . .

Well, I'll try bringing it up one more time, and this time with two years rough experience backing me up. The Carver saw from Master Wholesale is a (the?) answer to this problem. It is totaly and...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-18-2004, 07:47 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 15,467
Posted By Jason Helmer
Todd, I don't use my tools for shop type...

Todd, I don't use my tools for shop type woodworking but they have definitely been though the ringer doing finish carpentry, hardwood floors, and building plywood countertops (for tile of course ...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-18-2004, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 991
Posted By Jason Helmer
Cut strips of granite the thickness of the subtop...

Cut strips of granite the thickness of the subtop and adhere them to the edge first, then install your tiles over the top. This will leave a skirt of granite showing below the bullnose.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-31-2004, 02:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,077
Posted By Jason Helmer
Let me try this again

Let me try this again
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 07-11-2004, 10:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,495
Posted By Jason Helmer
I am in the middle of installing a 600ft. job...

I am in the middle of installing a 600ft. job over a gypcrete and infloor heating. I am using Ditra. I contacted the gypcrete manufacturer (Maxon) about the proper primer and was told they had an...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-23-2004, 04:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,414
Posted By Jason Helmer
Just put in 420 ft. of 18" travertine with mine:D...

Just put in 420 ft. of 18" travertine with mine:D . It's bad a**:cool:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-11-2004, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,061
Posted By Jason Helmer
I have heard of adding silica sand to thinset,...

I have heard of adding silica sand to thinset, but is this an "approved" thing to do? How much exactly?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-11-2004, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,061
Posted By Jason Helmer
I have been trying to find out the same thing and...

I have been trying to find out the same thing and I live near you (apparently). Custom's marble and granite mortar is modified, so is TEC's and Mapei's. It seems some around here never use medium...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-06-2004, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,344
Posted By Jason Helmer
If the tile is the same level as the subfloor the...

If the tile is the same level as the subfloor the carpet is on, then it is a similar to a carpet-to-vinyl on concrete trasition. I have know carpet guys to use "z-bar", which just rols the carpet...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-30-2004, 02:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,082
Posted By Jason Helmer
I think the main tendency for installers to use...

I think the main tendency for installers to use medium bed is because we want to use a 1/2x1/2 trowel for setting large format tiles. I was under the impression that 1/4x3/8 was max for thinset. Is...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-30-2004, 08:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,082
Posted By Jason Helmer
Lets try the pic again;)

Lets try the pic again;)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-30-2004, 08:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,082
Posted By Jason Helmer
Thanks for the replies. I posted a picture of...

Thanks for the replies. I posted a picture of the outside job to see if they are really expansion joints or if the slab quy just put them there for looks or something. Does it matter if the slab...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-29-2004, 10:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,082
Posted By Jason Helmer
Question Uncoupling membranes over concrete questions

In the past I rarely have had to do tile work on concrete floors and have never done anything large/expensive, just the occasional bathroom or entry. Currently I have two jobs that I need some...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-16-2004, 09:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,844
Posted By Jason Helmer
Smells like bondo too... I think it's pretty...

Smells like bondo too...
I think it's pretty much the same, just travertine collored.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-15-2004, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,844
Posted By Jason Helmer
Was it this picture?:D I used a product...

Was it this picture?:D

I used a product called "travertine spackle" that is a knife grade polyester filling and bonding adhesive made by Wood and Stone company (manufactured by Axson North...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-29-2004, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 904
Posted By Jason Helmer
Rich, I have a Carver saw system and it is by far...

Rich, I have a Carver saw system and it is by far the nicest tile saw I have ever even seen. They are made up here in Washington so I was able to inspect it before I bought it, and got the sales...
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