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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-27-2009, 09:31 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,908
Posted By Dave Ashton
Its actually an HJ47 troop carrier...6 cylinder...

Its actually an HJ47 troop carrier...6 cylinder diesel. Gets me to the job site and back but a bit hard to go through the drive up for coffee.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-27-2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,908
Posted By Dave Ashton
I like this one....

I like this one....
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 08-27-2009, 08:54 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 13,169
Posted By Dave Ashton
Hey everyone...ya I know, one post every couple...

Hey everyone...ya I know, one post every couple months. Too much kid stuff and not enough computer time. Had to laugh when I saw this post. Rob Z taught me this trick years ago to set shower...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-22-2009, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,847
Posted By Dave Ashton
Hey Mike, I looked over my notes from when...

Hey Mike,

I looked over my notes from when you first contacted me. The reason I didnt come to look at it was you were going to think about it and call me back. Which, I guess you did...last...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-26-2008, 05:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,377
Posted By Dave Ashton
Does anyone make an unmodified grout anymore? I...

Does anyone make an unmodified grout anymore? I thought Hydroment was the last hold out but they have discontinued it as well.

4237 does work with the 1500 series but it will cure to a...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-11-2008, 04:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,792
Posted By Dave Ashton
I just float, set, and grout the floor after the...

I just float, set, and grout the floor after the walls are completely done. Including plumbing trim.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-03-2008, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 967
Posted By Dave Ashton
I waterproofed the whole thing with Hydro Ban.

I waterproofed the whole thing with Hydro Ban.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-03-2008, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 967
Posted By Dave Ashton
Here is a project Im working on at my house with...

Here is a project Im working on at my house with a radius. Radius is two layers of 1/4" rock glued and screwed to the framing. After stapling the lath up I attached it to the framing with roofing...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-26-2008, 08:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,124
Posted By Dave Ashton
If you are doing it for the money then dont. ...

If you are doing it for the money then dont. There are enough of "you" out there doing it for the money. All of us who consider ourselves artisans compete with "you." Otherwise, I say go for it. ...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-19-2008, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,581
Posted By Dave Ashton
Conestoga tile in Baltimore or the DC area. They...

Conestoga tile in Baltimore or the DC area. They will ship it to you.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-19-2008, 08:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,218
Posted By Dave Ashton
In the world of tile Im just a young pup but why...

In the world of tile Im just a young pup but why would anyone want a hot mop over any of the other more "modern" waterproofing systems out there? For a complex shower design? I assume this is...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-06-2008, 02:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,546
Posted By Dave Ashton
Got mine out today...we got 14 inches of the...

Got mine out today...we got 14 inches of the white stuff last night and today and its still coming down.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-05-2008, 05:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,546
Posted By Dave Ashton
Talking Im just curious...are they showering in the block...

Im just curious...are they showering in the block wall showers now? Or were they built with the intention to tile them? Maybe you should give him a price to paint them a perty color.

How are...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-03-2008, 01:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,117
Posted By Dave Ashton
Is the restaurant on a boat? If so, the whole...

Is the restaurant on a boat? If so, the whole boat should move together, the floor shouldnt flex or move like a wave. That only happens after the second six pack. Or of course if it is breaking...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-22-2008, 07:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,307
Posted By Dave Ashton
9235 over Densheild (installed by the drywall...

9235 over Densheild (installed by the drywall dudes). Throw in some 317/333 and hope you never have to remove a tile. The stud might come out with it. Credit goes to Rob Z for showing me "the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-08-2008, 04:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,910
Posted By Dave Ashton
Since you asked...here is a project I did this...

Since you asked...here is a project I did this fall that was fun. Not tile, but it installed pretty much the same. I was pretty pleased with my screed jig. See it doesnt take much. It is real...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-08-2008, 04:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,910
Posted By Dave Ashton
Not bad John, thanks for asking. Been busy; work...

Not bad John, thanks for asking. Been busy; work and kids, with a little time in there for beer. How are things down south? We had a heat wave of 50 the other day...back to 30 raining with temps...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-06-2008, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,910
Posted By Dave Ashton
I think the appropriate classification is "west...

I think the appropriate classification is "west virgine," sometimes allowed to cross breed into the "penslytuckians"...just ask Rob Z, he is an expert on the American melting pot.

I prep mine...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-24-2007, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,679
Posted By Dave Ashton
Hey all...yep believe it or not I still know how...

Hey all...yep believe it or not I still know how to type. I know you are all very disappointed. :stick: Im still lurking around here in the Midwest installing tile and slinging mud around. I'll...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-21-2007, 07:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,473
Posted By Dave Ashton
Why dont you like Hardi?

Why dont you like Hardi?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-21-2007, 06:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,473
Posted By Dave Ashton
Follow up...on my warmboard job, if mud would...

Follow up...on my warmboard job, if mud would have worked, i would have gone that route but other finished floor heights would not allow it. I dont see the advantage to plywood then Ditra. You may...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-21-2007, 10:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,473
Posted By Dave Ashton
Peter, I installed about 600sf plus over...

Peter,

I installed about 600sf plus over Warmboard about 5 or 6 years ago. Had the same problem you did getting anyone to fill me on what to use over the metal skin. Warmboard people were...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-16-2007, 03:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,535
Posted By Dave Ashton
My first recommendation is to just wipe it down...

My first recommendation is to just wipe it down with water as you go, but since you dont want to do that, my second would be to use Laticrete Blue 92. It is an anti-fracture membrane, roller...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-16-2007, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4
Hey
Views: 952
Posted By Dave Ashton
Hey

Hey everyone...been almost a year since I last logged in, wow. I have been away from serious tile setting for about 3 years for various reasons. I was talking to my buddy RobZ the other day and it...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-18-2005, 07:17 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 102,908
Posted By Dave Ashton
Im starting to get saw envy.

Im starting to get saw envy.
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