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Forum: Professionals' Hangout Today, 02:02 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By smifwal
Nice catch. The little lines in between the big...

Nice catch. The little lines in between the big ones Lol Millimeters of course is what I meant. Clearly I wasn't paying attention to the suggestions on the phone as they popped up.
Forum: The Mud Box 02-15-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,338
Posted By smifwal
I loved those rides outside of the grocery stores...

I loved those rides outside of the grocery stores as a kid. Mom didn't always let me ride, so when I was all growed up and I seen a kid trying to convince his/her parents to let them ride and you...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-09-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,814
Posted By smifwal
I use a wet green scratch pad

I use a wet green scratch pad
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-08-2020, 01:46 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,604
Posted By smifwal
If you were closer I would swing by

If you were closer I would swing by
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-07-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,440
Posted By smifwal
Same coverage with a 40# as 50#. I have used all...

Same coverage with a 40# as 50#. I have used all the major manufacturers products. I feel like I get the best results with Ardex. Pot life and smooth creamy consistency is what I like the most.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-07-2020, 11:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By smifwal
I am sorry I thought that you were doing it...

I am sorry I thought that you were doing it specifically that way. I don't know if there is max thickness of the silicone that is produced for the showers. I will ask my mapei rep, or maybe Dan or...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-07-2020, 10:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By smifwal
https://www.google.com/search?q=grout+saw&oq=grout...

https://www.google.com/search?q=grout+saw&oq=grout+saw&aqs=chrome..69i57j0l3.4842j0j7&client=ms-android-att-us&sourceid=chrome-mobile&ie=UTF-8

I wouldll mix your tub up before using, the acrylic...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 02-07-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By smifwal
Do you have any grout left from the original...

Do you have any grout left from the original install? And since it was installed such a short time ago you may get a bucket of the same dye lot of not. Flexcolor will stick to itself if you were to...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-07-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By smifwal
Why not run the floor tile under the wall tile...

Why not run the floor tile under the wall tile and close up that void?
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-07-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 431
Posted By smifwal
I use the metric system ,and I am American born...

I use the metric system ,and I am American born and raised. I bought a sigma snapper that had a metric tape and they didn't have a conversion sticker to imperial. So I bought a metric tape measure so...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-06-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 431
Posted By smifwal
Sure you can and it will save you time in the...

Sure you can and it will save you time in the long run. On the initial marks that will not get cut out the ones on the short sides, If using a sharpie. I use a plastic speed square. You just don't...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-06-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,440
Posted By smifwal
I wouldn't use anything from the tile shop to...

I wouldn't use anything from the tile shop to stick down tiles. I didn't see it on your list so maybe it is not available. If you can get your hands on Ardex X5. This my day to day mortar
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-06-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By smifwal
We had a discussion about that Ridgid mixer and...

We had a discussion about that Ridgid mixer and it didn't look like it would be effective. I use the 2 paddles in the pictures one is from Ardex and they have a smaller version for smaller batches...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-06-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 431
Posted By smifwal
I use a china marker or a fine or ultra fine tip...

I use a china marker or a fine or ultra fine tip sharpie. On the china marker I cut a nice with a utility knife so I don't have that far line you speak. Keep in mind with the sharpie you don't want...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-06-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By smifwal
Mine is a Brutus brand it came with that Helix...

Mine is a Brutus brand it came with that Helix paddle I swapped it out for a different paddle. Then I found a adapter from Level 5 drywall tools that I could swap between my mortar mixer (the auger)...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-06-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 431
Posted By smifwal
I don't have your saw but on all the ones I have...

I don't have your saw but on all the ones I have had, I only notice deviation in long rips if I am trying to push the tile to fast and it pushes the blade outboard a touch. I figured this out because...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-05-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 470
Posted By smifwal
You always see in movies how happy people are...

You always see in movies how happy people are showering together. Movies lie, cause I have never experienced that, someone is always out of the water and cold. Most of the time it is me. Throw...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 02-05-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By smifwal
I have used a 2 handle stand up mixer for 15...

I have used a 2 handle stand up mixer for 15 years and would never go back to a drill. They are also helper proof, meaning that your guys can't burn them up. Though I did have to replace the switch...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-04-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By smifwal
No.

No.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-04-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By smifwal
Those "some" are incorrect. Yes you need to put...

Those "some" are incorrect. Yes you need to put thinset under backer board
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-03-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,814
Posted By smifwal
Just dump it in to one bucket then dump the rest...

Just dump it in to one bucket then dump the rest in to the other bucket. Then scoop it out of the full bucket until the other bucket is at the same amount. You are over thinking this.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-03-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,814
Posted By smifwal
I use these for the powder and the 2 1/2 quart...

I use these for the powder and the 2 1/2 quart for the water
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-03-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,814
Posted By smifwal
My friends give me a lot of grief about...

My friends give me a lot of grief about measuring. Comments like surly you have to know by now more or less hope much water/powder you need with out measuring, I use Ardex and they give me a mixing...
Forum: The Mud Box 02-02-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By smifwal
Super bowl

Only where I live, do people equate a win of the super bowl to the need to shoot their guns in the air. #chiefs
Forum: The Mud Box 02-02-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,338
Posted By smifwal
Glad to hear you are still with us,sad that you...

Glad to hear you are still with us,sad that you trashed your new toy and hope you can rebuild and get back on the horse
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