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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 10:58 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,635
Posted By cx
Has no suction cup. Uses a friction contact...

Has no suction cup. Uses a friction contact between the rubber base and the tiles.

Don't know where you are (you really should enter a geographic location into your User Profile), but I can deal...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 294
Posted By cx
Aw, hell. And here I thought Davy was fixin' to...

Aw, hell. And here I thought Davy was fixin' to learn me something. Again. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 07:46 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,635
Posted By cx
Yeah, lotta that going around, seems like. Today...

Yeah, lotta that going around, seems like. Today the RedWing boot company told the rep in my local store that they couldn't even tell us when we could order my particular boots. Not when I might...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 06:09 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,635
Posted By cx
Even with that little room, Mini, I still think...

Even with that little room, Mini, I still think you'll do better wiggling the tile back and forth across the notches rather than just trying to beat them vertically into the notches.

If that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 04:52 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,635
Posted By cx
In even the final row you'd have at least the...

In even the final row you'd have at least the width of two grout joints to move horizontally, would you not?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By cx
Have you looked at MAPEI's color selection for...

Have you looked at MAPEI's color selection for their Ultracolor FA to see if you can find something close enough for your application?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 02:47 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,635
Posted By cx
Guys who developed one of the earliest lippage...

Guys who developed one of the earliest lippage control systems (The MLT System, among others) had experimented with use of vibrators (actually random orbital sanders with special rubber pads) for use...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 233
Posted By cx
Can't find even an ISO specification for that...

Can't find even an ISO specification for that product, Steve, but generally a liquid polymer additive, in this case an acrylic, to an otherwise unmodified Portland cement based thinset mortar makes a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 09:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,162
Posted By cx
I would suggest that option should work just...

I would suggest that option should work just fine, Josh, and can only theorize that it was not done correctly on your first try. My only concern is that it will be quite difficult to remove the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 08:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,162
Posted By cx
Josh, please don't start new threads with...

Josh, please don't start new threads with duplicate questions. Keep all your project questions on this thread.

Not sure just what you've got going on here. This is a permanent shower curb, or...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-28-2021, 11:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 294
Posted By cx
I have not done an installation such as you have...

I have not done an installation such as you have there, Kyle, but I do know that it's those little side pieces, your Plane B, make things difficult. Seems you'd need at least to have the sides of...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-28-2021, 09:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 294
Posted By cx
Perhaps I'm missing something here, but with a...

Perhaps I'm missing something here, but with a linear drain at one end of the shower and a flat, single plane slope for the majority of the floor, I'm not seeing how a fella'd make such a floor with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-28-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By cx
Welcome, Julie. :) You say the tiles are not...

Welcome, Julie. :)

You say the tiles are not grouted, but they sure look grouted to my eye. And that separation over what must have been a crack looks to have been re-grouted after the crack. ...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-28-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,497
Posted By cx
Dan goin' straight to Hell for usin' modified...

Dan goin' straight to Hell for usin' modified thinset mortar over Ditra!!

I will, of course, be there to greet him. :D

Schluter wants you should use a "good quality" unmodified thinset mortar...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-27-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 233
Posted By cx
Steve, I would suggest you attempt to remove some...

Steve, I would suggest you attempt to remove some of the tiles by hand - hammer and chisel, perhaps - to see just what you're up against before you start shopping for tools.

My opinion; worth...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-27-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,200
Posted By cx
Lots of videos online will invite you to make no...

Lots of videos online will invite you to make no pre-slope at all. I don't agree with those, either.Your reluctance to raise the drain for your pre-slope.Nope. Not even a significant consideration....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-27-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 117
Posted By cx
Robbie, this is the same project as the one with...

Robbie, this is the same project as the one with the GoBoard and Kerdi from earlier this year?

That area with the holes appears to be the shower, yes? If so, constructing the shower base with...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-27-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,200
Posted By cx
Andy, the people most likely to read and respond...

Andy, the people most likely to read and respond to a new post on your thread will pay little or no attention to the thread title except perhaps to remind them that, "Oh, that's Andy, whose building...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-27-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,200
Posted By cx
I combined your threads as they are part of the...

I combined your threads as they are part of the same project, Andy, and folks can see what you're working on and what's been previously asked and answered. A moderator can give it a more generic...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-27-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 215
Posted By cx
Tiene dinamita? :)

Tiene dinamita? :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-26-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 640
Posted By cx
Stephen, please keep all your project questions...

Stephen, please keep all your project questions on this thread so folks can see what you're working on and what's been previously asked and answered. A moderator can give it a more generic title any...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-26-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 642
Posted By cx
You should be using a sanded grout, JT. ...

You should be using a sanded grout, JT.

First problem with trying to glue subfloor layers is not doing it properly. What you need is a full spread of wood glue of some type, which is not...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-26-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 442
Posted By cx
I tried that method once. My advice: Bring a...

I tried that method once. My advice: Bring a big ol' bucket of patience and keep it close at hand. At least on your first try. :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 11-25-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 616
Posted By cx
Using washers on that type of board result in any...

Using washers on that type of board result in any interference with your trowel or tile, Lou?
Forum: The Mud Box 11-25-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,078
Posted By cx
Just warmin' up, Kevin. :D Rememberin' back...

Just warmin' up, Kevin. :D

Rememberin' back when I had to work in the residential construction industry for a living and you couldn't get anything done from now 'till sometime in January. :(
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