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Forum: Professionals' Hangout Today, 05:10 PM
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Posted By Lazarus
...As well you should. For me..I've done dozens...

...As well you should. For me..I've done dozens of them and, with the proper water mix, I know it works....:bonk:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 203
Posted By Lazarus
Davy....Yeah, I know they are pretty easily...

Davy....Yeah, I know they are pretty easily changed out but that damn saw was a beast to lug around and I thought it might be time for a change. I did a job for a HO that bought the HF 10" puppy and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 02:48 PM
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Views: 41
Posted By Lazarus
I think a "T" molding or a reducer would work out...

I think a "T" molding or a reducer would work out well....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Today, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 116
Posted By Lazarus
I agree with Davy. I would "dry lay" it out from...

I agree with Davy. I would "dry lay" it out from the tub or shower curb back to the door and see what you'got there in terms of cuts. If it's a sliver, move the first tile out a tad from the door...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board Yesterday, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 203
Posted By Lazarus
Not fair, Adam. I have used exactly that same...

Not fair, Adam. I have used exactly that same setup with a 10" HF saw and the P3Razor for about three years now and it cuts perfectly straight. Is it a Target or Felker? No,,,and I owned the...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing Yesterday, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 95
Posted By Lazarus
Give it a day........:fish2:

Give it a day........:fish2:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-04-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,845
Posted By Lazarus
Davy. I fully understand and appreciate your...

Davy. I fully understand and appreciate your insights. Having said that, with three quarts of water per bag of the 4 to 1 mud....I'm pretty confident that hydration is adequate. I generally add...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-03-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 203
Posted By Lazarus
I'm guessing that the alignment might be out. ...

I'm guessing that the alignment might be out. Lay a framing square on the table just touching the blade with the machine off. slide the tray out & in to see if the clearance remains the same. If...
Forum: The Mud Box 06-02-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By Lazarus
Gotcha, Kevin. Too bad folks can't just stay on...

Gotcha, Kevin. Too bad folks can't just stay on the dammed point :bonk:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-02-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 717
Posted By Lazarus
Nice work, Jeff. Glad we were able to assist. ...

Nice work, Jeff. Glad we were able to assist. :)
Forum: The Mud Box 06-02-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By Lazarus
Guess No Current Affairs.....

Sorry to see my thread about the rioting was killed. Wasn't Political....just current State of our Country. Sad.....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-31-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By Lazarus
I agree with Davy.....:fish2:

I agree with Davy.....:fish2:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-28-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 717
Posted By Lazarus
The "Prism" grout will not likely scratch the...

The "Prism" grout will not likely scratch the surface. I believe it uses glass pebbles or something like that that are more forgiving. I'll look for a link for you.

OK, while you may look at...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-28-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 717
Posted By Lazarus
1/8" is the "break point" where either could be...

1/8" is the "break point" where either could be used. Sanded is usually more robust and most prefer it. I like the "Prism" grout from Home Depot. Would work well in your case.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-27-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,845
Posted By Lazarus
Got another Kerdi mudpack to do tomorrow. with...

Got another Kerdi mudpack to do tomorrow. with screeds, I'll use this...:bonk:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-27-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,216
Posted By Lazarus
Looking good.... It should be mentioned for the...

Looking good.... It should be mentioned for the benefit of anyone doing a shower project, Schluter recommends only full sheets covering the drain...make the overlaps elsewhere. It does look as...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-26-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 91
Posted By Lazarus
Pets Can Grieve, Too.......

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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-26-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 583
Posted By Lazarus
Not difficult to remove what is there. The...

Not difficult to remove what is there. The Schluter flange should sit 3/4" to 1" above the floor and, when finished, the flange is level with the mud. Now, the "slope" should rise at least 1/4" per...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-26-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,336
Posted By Lazarus
Best thing I've found to clean out errant grout...

Best thing I've found to clean out errant grout from between tiles is a Denture Brush. One side has pointed bristles. Any drugstore....
Forum: The Mud Box 05-23-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,641
Posted By Lazarus
Jim...When you get together again, and I know you...

Jim...When you get together again, and I know you love flying.....you might want to look at sailing. I flew one about a hundred years ago, and it's a blast....and a lot safer..
...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-22-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By Lazarus
As I see it, yes...you would need to dig up an...

As I see it, yes...you would need to dig up an area to set the trench drain in. It would probably be cheaper to have your plumber move the drain and, yes, he should be able to knock out the concrete...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-21-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,037
Posted By Lazarus
With a proper morter, shouldn't make a...

With a proper morter, shouldn't make a difference. Bear in mind that these surfaces should be wiped and lightly dampened with a sponge before thinset is spread.....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-21-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By Lazarus
I beg to differ. "Hollow" sounds are NOT good. ...

I beg to differ. "Hollow" sounds are NOT good. Any gaps should be filled with thinset. He is correct in that "level" is far less important than "flat."

Dips and ridges MUST be addressed before...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-18-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 535
Posted By Lazarus
Justin, the penny rounds I find maddening to me. ...

Justin, the penny rounds I find maddening to me. Oftentimes, the edges of the sheets don't line up well (depending on the quality of the Mfg.) and, oftentimes you need to make very tiny sliver cuts...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-17-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 33,640
Posted By Lazarus
Very true. Prices here in SE Texas are about a...

Very true. Prices here in SE Texas are about a buck and a half.....
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