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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-19-2018, 11:00 PM
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Posted By worldknown
Thanks Davy. So the corners were easy when...

Thanks Davy. So the corners were easy when completing the fold for the pan liner but the struggle was getting it to lay flat and even when bending the liner around a curb. Do you recommend I redo...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-19-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 57
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Posted By worldknown
There are 2x6's behind that liner you just cant...

There are 2x6's behind that liner you just cant see it. what do you mean by dam corner? i think its pretty waterproof..no?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-19-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,924
Posted By worldknown
Thanks guys. Is durock easier to cut than...

Thanks guys. Is durock easier to cut than hardibacker?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-19-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 57
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Posted By worldknown
This is where Iím at right now

This is where Iím at right now
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-19-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 57
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Posted By worldknown
in a shower. I tried to use a diamond blade on my...

in a shower. I tried to use a diamond blade on my angle grinder but it looked like it was struggling to cut through the 1/2 inch stuff. should i get durock instead?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-19-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 57
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Posted By worldknown
keep breaking hardibacker - impossible to cut in and around

Hey guys, any tips here? I'm struggling big time with hardibacker. I've broken like 3 boards trying to cut noches and holes and its driving me angry as heck. How do you guys cut this stuff?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-29-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,924
Posted By worldknown
Do you buy a ready bagged one or mix it yourself?...

Do you buy a ready bagged one or mix it yourself? What would be a good ready to purchase bagged one?

By the way hereís how my shower looks today after following Davyís instructions and grinding...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-29-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,924
Posted By worldknown
Davy, can i use Quickrete Deck Mud? They say on...

Davy, can i use Quickrete Deck Mud? They say on their feedback that their deck mud isnt to be used as a slope though - thats what confusing me. You guys say use deck mud but they say use a sandmix.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-29-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,924
Posted By worldknown
Best ready to buy deck mud mix?

Mapei sells a 4-1, quickcrete sells their Deck Mid mix, but they say this mix isnít appropriate for shower pans.

What ready to use shower pan deck mud do you guys use? I use Mapei 4-1 but it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-28-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,924
Posted By worldknown
thank you Davy

thank you Davy
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-28-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,924
Posted By worldknown
Thanks Davy, What if my top coat turns out...

Thanks Davy,
What if my top coat turns out similar to how this coat turned out? Should i be using a different mix than the mapei 4 to 1?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-28-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,924
Posted By worldknown
Yeah I did multiple passes with a steel trowel. I...

Yeah I did multiple passes with a steel trowel. I donít want to do the preslope again cuz that was my 3rd time. Do I thinset over this to smooth it out or should I just use a concrete rub?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-28-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,924
Posted By worldknown
Thanks Davy. Any idea why I canít get it look...

Thanks Davy. Any idea why I canít get it look smooth how everyone elseís pictures look? Is it cuz that Mapei mix isnít good? Instead of sanding it down should I thinset over it?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-28-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,924
Posted By worldknown
3rd time attempting shower pan - concrete not smooth

Hey guys,
This was my 3rd time ripping up the concrete i laid and attempting to build a shower pan. Here are the pictures. I know its sloped correctly because i built wooden guides then screwed...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-25-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,924
Posted By worldknown
yes sir that is correct!

yes sir that is correct!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-25-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,924
Posted By worldknown
Best Practice for filling in mud screen after building perimeter?

Hey guys,
So last weekend i tried to do my first mud preslope and i have to say it was more difficult than it looks LOL. Anyways the easy part for me was building the preslope around the perimeter...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,924
Posted By worldknown
Jad, I had the edges around the perimeter...

Jad,

I had the edges around the perimeter all level and at proper height, where i was struggling was to fill in everything from the drain to the outer edge and getting that perfect slope. Is it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,924
Posted By worldknown
update: it took me all up about 5 minutes to take...

update: it took me all up about 5 minutes to take it out.

I did go ahead and buy the goof proof pre-pitch aid. Have you guys used this before?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,924
Posted By worldknown
https://ibb.co/ghBxLn https://ibb.co/eRZv6S ...

https://ibb.co/ghBxLn
https://ibb.co/eRZv6S
https://ibb.co/j6yoRS
https://ibb.co/jWRa6S

Those are the pictures. I do have a 1/4" of fall at the farthest point, like i said all corners are...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,256
Posted By worldknown
hey bruce, looking great sir!

hey bruce, looking great sir!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,924
Posted By worldknown
Hey Davy, Were you able to zoom into my photos?...

Hey Davy,
Were you able to zoom into my photos? If you cant clearly see the level it might be hard to tell.

And are you recommending that i just add more deck mud on top? I was using the Mapei 4...
Forum: The Mud Box 02-19-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8,572
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Posted By worldknown
no message needed

no message needed
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,924
Posted By worldknown
I dont know why its not letting you click on the...

I dont know why its not letting you click on the image and zoom in.

https://ibb.co/ghBxLn
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-19-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,924
Posted By worldknown
Did i mess up my pre-slope? Is there enough pitch here?

Hey guys,
So i just did my first pre-slope for my DIY shower install and i know for sure one of the sides has enough pitch down to the drain. The other side which is farthest from the drain appears...
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