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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-26-2022, 12:09 PM
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Posted By SpaceCadet
I've got some bottled water sitting around, I'll...

I've got some bottled water sitting around, I'll try mixing it with that in case something's up with the tap.

I've been hearing for a while that planipatch is not suitable for shower floors so I...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-22-2022, 01:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,502
Posted By SpaceCadet
No, it's getting vinyl sheet laid over it. ...

No, it's getting vinyl sheet laid over it. Ridges and unevenness will eventually show through. Plastic would probably be fine. I would just wait 20 minutes for it to set up a little then cover it...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-22-2022, 11:21 AM
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Posted By SpaceCadet
The test patches I apply end up with areas that...

The test patches I apply end up with areas that set right and are waterproof and the rest rubs off with water. Got a bag of laticrete skim lite to compare and it has the same problem.

This is...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-21-2022, 07:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,502
Posted By SpaceCadet
More data. Tested the dried out leftovers in the...

More data. Tested the dried out leftovers in the plastic mixing pails. The large blob on the inside is set solid and doesn't soften with moisture, drips on the rim and the outside of the container...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-20-2022, 11:07 AM
Replies: 26
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Posted By SpaceCadet
I may try this but I think it is likely not the...

I may try this but I think it is likely not the cause of the issue (if there is an issue) for the following reasons:

The patch material stays wet for a long time. I check back on it after 90...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-19-2022, 09:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,502
Posted By SpaceCadet
I tried the same experiment with planipatch and...

I tried the same experiment with planipatch and the result was actually about the same. This is making me think I just don't understand how cement-based patches behave.

Got a fresh bag of...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-17-2022, 07:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,502
Posted By SpaceCadet
The 2 layers of cardboard under the plywood are...

The 2 layers of cardboard under the plywood are actually a stomped flat storm window box. Sounds like a legit substrate scheme to me.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-17-2022, 06:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,502
Posted By SpaceCadet
No, it's just a test application.

No, it's just a test application.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-17-2022, 03:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,502
Posted By SpaceCadet
Bag info: 222898 222899 The new bag is...

Bag info:
222898
222899
The new bag is older than I thought but still well within the 1 year shelf life.

I am doing the test batches in my basement. It's unfinished but heated and I run a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-16-2022, 08:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,502
Posted By SpaceCadet
I used 2 bags bought months apart from different...

I used 2 bags bought months apart from different place. One 16 mo old, one ~3 mo old. Same thing happens with both of them. It's very unlikely that I got a defective batch.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-16-2022, 03:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,502
Posted By SpaceCadet
Age of bags is from date of manufacture going by...

Age of bags is from date of manufacture going by the timestamp on the bag. I can go get the exact date if anyone is curious (it's out of reach at the moment) but the newer bag is something like...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-16-2022, 02:33 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By SpaceCadet
Planiprep SC is not self-leveling. It's a...

Planiprep SC is not self-leveling. It's a cement-based patch like planipatch but you don't have to mix in planipatch plus for the latex reinforcement/flexibility and it gives you a little more...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-16-2022, 12:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,502
Posted By SpaceCadet
planiprep sc

Does anyone have experience with mapei's planiprep sc?

I've been trying to get it to work on some scrap plywood. It mixes and spreads fine but does not seem to set. It's hard, smooth, and...
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