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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 11-07-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 874
Posted By South land Tile
Delete it at 137,000 miles that truck is still a...

Delete it at 137,000 miles that truck is still a pup you’ll get many more miles out of it. Make sure if you get it deleted that you do a full def/egr delete. The egr delete is where you really do...
Forum: The Mud Box 05-03-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,307
Posted By South land Tile
https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00B3BLXCY I use...

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00B3BLXCY
I use this bit I’ve tried several brands and this one seems to work the best for the money only problem is it slings a ton of water when put on the wet...
Forum: The Mud Box 04-28-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,307
Posted By South land Tile
I have the makita wet polisher. It’s treated me...

I have the makita wet polisher. It’s treated me well and I’ve polished a lot of porcelain bullnose with it.
As a side note I tried quite a few different kinds of pads and finally settled on the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-27-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,425
Posted By South land Tile
Rubi tile saws aren’t all that great I have a dx...

Rubi tile saws aren’t all that great I have a dx 250-1000 and I probably wouldn’t do it again I’ve had shaft bearing issues with it and the cutting head setup has a lot of flex in it which makes dead...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-09-2018, 05:39 AM
Replies: 3,152
Views: 718,234
Posted By South land Tile
For me it’s either one or the other. A full...

For me it’s either one or the other. A full surface membrane shower or a conventional vinyl liner construction. They’re just to totally different systems and they don’t play together well.
I got...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-08-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3,152
Views: 718,234
Posted By South land Tile
I’ve done a few full mud showers with a kerdi...

I’ve done a few full mud showers with a kerdi drain and a sheet membrane on the floor and turned up the wall 3 in and hydroban on the walls if you follow the minimum dry time on your mud walls before...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-28-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,107
Posted By South land Tile
Just noticed the white doesn't carry up the cove...

Just noticed the white doesn't carry up the cove base all the way could it be efflorescence coming up from the slab? Assuming the tile is set on a slab.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-10-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,632
Posted By South land Tile
Spraying the joint and surrounding tile faces...

Spraying the joint and surrounding tile faces with windex before you tool the joint greatly helps the tooling process.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-02-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,016
Posted By South land Tile
I always put the Kerdi on the shower floor first...

I always put the Kerdi on the shower floor first then installed the corner pieces
then taped the horizontal corners then sheeted the walls and lastly taped the vertical corners. It’s easier in my...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-01-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,310
Posted By South land Tile
I’ve installed sliding doors in similar...

I’ve installed sliding doors in similar situations and and adhered the bottom track with a high quality silicone and had good success with it. Once the silicone sets up it’s really strong. And if you...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-28-2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 144,883
Posted By South land Tile
Spray a little wd40 on the rail run the cart back...

Spray a little wd40 on the rail run the cart back and forth vigorously and use it for another five years
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 10-24-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,649
Posted By South land Tile
I think schluter changed something with the...

I think schluter changed something with the backing on the ditra heat membrane awhile back cuz it's a pain in the neck to get thinset transfer on it now.
Awhile back I had to pull up a whole...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-05-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,770
Posted By South land Tile
Saw this thread kinda late but thought I'd post...

Saw this thread kinda late but thought I'd post some pics of a countertop job I did last year using 24"x24"s the substrate was a layer of 3/4 adventech with a layer of 3/8 bc plywood glued and...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-21-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 302,674
Posted By South land Tile
1/16" will be as tight as you can go with the one...

1/16" will be as tight as you can go with the one piece strap. On the two piece strap the metal part is 1/64" but I'm not sure if there's enough depth on the metal part for 3/4" material.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-16-2017, 08:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,017
Posted By South land Tile
I've had similar issues with the ditra heat...

I've had similar issues with the ditra heat membrane especially with ditraset. I've gone to using a high quality modified under the membrane and its solved the bonding problem entirely. I put down...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-15-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 962
Posted By South land Tile
Schnonox Products

Just had a rep for schnonox hps north America come out to the local tile store and demonstrate some of their products. It was interesting they have some amazing claims on some of their products. One...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-03-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,786
Posted By South land Tile
Another thing to think about is that many of the...

Another thing to think about is that many of the different brands of slu's aren't rated for wet areas without a membrane covering them.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-27-2017, 08:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,810
Posted By South land Tile
I just bought a Rubi tx-n 700 and in the short...

I just bought a Rubi tx-n 700 and in the short time I've had it I've become quite attached to it. It's a beast of a snapper for tile up to 28".
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-21-2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3,152
Views: 718,234
Posted By South land Tile
Another mud question I've got a 4x7 enclosed...

Another mud question I've got a 4x7 enclosed shower with 9ft walls to start on next week and I would like to mud it but at my current speed it's gonna be impossible to float the whole thing in one...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 05-15-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,511
Posted By South land Tile
Got a call from home adviser this morning. The...

Got a call from home adviser this morning. The fellow tried his best to sell me on what they had to offer. He claimed they had tons of high end leads in my local area.... I finally got it across to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-03-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,191
Posted By South land Tile
Quite a few of the newer tubs don't require a...

Quite a few of the newer tubs don't require a full bed of mortar underneath, but personally I still like a acrylic tub tub to be fully bedded in mortar it just feels and sounds better walking on it....
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-24-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,553
Posted By South land Tile
I totally agree that if the kiln release is loose...

I totally agree that if the kiln release is loose it needs to come off. In the case I was talking about it was. I sent pictures of what the the backs of the tile looked like and what my hand looked...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-22-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,553
Posted By South land Tile
I was told recently that as long as you burn the...

I was told recently that as long as you burn the thinset into the backs of the tile the kiln release isn't an issue :bang:
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-29-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,968
Posted By South land Tile
The instructors at both of the schluter workshops...

The instructors at both of the schluter workshops I've attended taught the thinset shimming method for walls as long as you come back later and fastened through the kboard and mortar with the washer...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-29-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,861
Posted By South land Tile
I make my curbs on slabs with concrete. I use two...

I make my curbs on slabs with concrete. I use two 2x6s ripped down to my desired height for forms and drill the slab in three to four places and beat in 1/2 rebar dowels and then wire tie one piece...
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