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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-04-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,584
Posted By koihito
I believe Blanke also approves Permat for use...

I believe Blanke also approves Permat for use over a single layer subfloor 24" O/C as well.

I agree that using Ditra XL in this application is a bit nerve racking, but I've done it twice totaling...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-05-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,292
Posted By koihito
I think you'll find that most epoxies you find...

I think you'll find that most epoxies you find used in residential applications aren't suitable for those environments either. In fact, I've personally seen some local restaurants and a local...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-29-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By koihito
In the real world I don't think it matters. But...

In the real world I don't think it matters. But his assertion that a toilet flange on top of the finished floor is "to high" is ridiculous.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-28-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,269
Posted By koihito
There are lots of "Mr." businesses that seem to...

There are lots of "Mr." businesses that seem to be able to protect their trademarks with no problem: Mr Rooter, Mr Electric, Mr Donut, etc.; what would make Mr Shower any different?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-18-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,269
Posted By koihito
How about Mr. Shower... I suggest this because...

How about Mr. Shower...
I suggest this because I can give you the mr-shower.com url. It was a name we spitballed a while back and decided against using for reasons that would likely have nothing to...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-31-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,269
Posted By koihito
I like "trident shower systems" as well, but it's...

I like "trident shower systems" as well, but it's already taken. They make shower heads with built in soap dispensers. Thats the hardest part about this kind of exercise; it's easy to think of great...
Forum: The Mud Box 07-22-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,382
Posted By koihito
Check out Bob Is The Oil Guy...

Check out Bob Is The Oil Guy (http://bobistheoilguy.com), it's like The JBF for oil :)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-28-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,602
Posted By koihito
Thanks, CX, I'll look that up.

Thanks, CX, I'll look that up.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-28-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,602
Posted By koihito
Where does the TCNA Handbook specify how a mortar...

Where does the TCNA Handbook specify how a mortar bed is mixed/hydrated? I'm not saying it doesn't; it's not the magazine it was when I started and I could have missed it :D
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-23-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,520
Posted By koihito
I've done it twice. The first one was about 5...

I've done it twice. The first one was about 5 years ago and had a 26' span; trampolines wish they bounced as well. The truss manufacturers engineer and the architect guaranteed it was "suitable for...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-22-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,602
Posted By koihito
3.25 Posts a year and THIS is what rouses the...

3.25 Posts a year and THIS is what rouses the Tile Ranger from their slumber? :rolleyes: :D
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-30-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 12,239
Posted By koihito
I started putting ducks and toy boats in my...

I started putting ducks and toy boats in my shower pan tests in 2010. It's dumb but customers like it :D
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-30-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 12,239
Posted By koihito
Not to :deadhorse, but I filled this pan on...

Not to :deadhorse, but I filled this pan on Tuesday morning 4/16, called the inspector who didn't show until late Thursday 4/18 and decided to finish the job I was on before going back this past...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-19-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 12,239
Posted By koihito
So, with both Schluiter and USG showers I've had...

So, with both Schluiter and USG showers I've had to wait on plumbing inspections for over a week (once for 9 days) on several occasions. I've just left the water in the pans and I've never seen any...
Forum: The Mud Box 01-27-2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,890
Posted By koihito
I'll preface with the assumption that it's highly...

I'll preface with the assumption that it's highly unlikely that anyone's mind is going to be changed and none of the worlds problems are going to be solved in the JBF mudbox. That said, I do enjoy a...
Forum: The Mud Box 01-26-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,890
Posted By koihito
It may be a cultural (American) right, but it...

It may be a cultural (American) right, but it might be a bit of stretch to call it a human (universal) right.
Forum: The Mud Box 12-20-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 429
Posted By koihito
#SingforSchluter

If any of you are members of GTP you may be aware of the sing for Schluter contest; sing Rudolph the red nose reindeer live on GTP and the videos with the most hearts, not likes but hearts, win. The...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-02-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,966
Posted By koihito
First thing you need to do is use the Deflecto...

First thing you need to do is use the Deflecto (http://www.johnbridge.com/vbulletin/deflecto.pl) tool; the issue is not so much load bearing (wieght) as delection (movement) The only underlayment I...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-24-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,051
Posted By koihito
I've worked in countless homes as old or older...

I've worked in countless homes as old or older than yours. Anything can be fixed with enough time and money, but often what "requires fixing" and what is "100 year old farm house character" is all...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-24-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 85,529
Posted By koihito
Maybe next time I do mud, which isn't all that...

Maybe next time I do mud, which isn't all that often but does happen, I should try adding a concrete colorant to brighten it up a little!
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-03-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 85,529
Posted By koihito
Something brighter, the gray is just blah :D ...

Something brighter, the gray is just blah :D
None of my customers upon seeing a prepped USG shower (or Hydroban's olive drab for that matter) has ever walked in and said wow. Schluter, on the other...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-03-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 85,529
Posted By koihito
I'd also add that technically the system is a...

I'd also add that technically the system is a partnership between USG and MGNT. MGNT is basically Will DeJesus and Peter Nielson and the who system is really their baby. If USG where to drop it I am...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-07-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,256
Posted By koihito
I've torn out one stone slab shower and several...

I've torn out one stone slab shower and several cultured marble showers that where adhered with Liquid Nails or something similar. A couple had bled through most had not, but in every case they where...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-11-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,874
Posted By koihito
It was great to meet everyone. Bruce is laughing,...

It was great to meet everyone. Bruce is laughing, he isn't my Dad unless I was born when he was 10! We have been good friends for 16 years and he used to work for me :yeah:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-10-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,874
Posted By koihito
Traffic's not been bad. I'm driving an extended 1...

Traffic's not been bad. I'm driving an extended 1 Tom Chevy Express and it's been no problem (though in all fairness back in the 90's I drove a 15 passenger van in NY City for a couple semesters in...
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