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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-04-2022, 08:33 PM
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Posted By smifwal
I am of the same mind as Davy but if you were...

I am of the same mind as Davy but if you were dead set on getting some on the ground first I have something similar to this that I would use...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-03-2022, 07:38 AM
Replies: 123
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Posted By smifwal
I would comb the mortar on the tile in that...

I would comb the mortar on the tile in that situation
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-06-2022, 04:50 AM
Replies: 123
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Posted By smifwal
Really?! I like a brand new one and will use it...

Really?! I like a brand new one and will use it till it gets real absorbant then I will start using it for the daily operations. I always thought it worked better with a new one since they won't hold...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-27-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,057
Posted By smifwal
I clean the bucket before every batch with a...

I clean the bucket before every batch with a green scratch pad and at the end of the day I will use a sponge after the green scratch pad. The same for the trowels and the mixing paddle
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-20-2021, 10:45 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,057
Posted By smifwal
You should be able to spread a whole row at a...

You should be able to spread a whole row at a time or maybe 2. you got 15 minutes maybe more (check the specs for open time) before it skins over. Keep air movement to a minimum in the room and that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-19-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,057
Posted By smifwal
Sounds like you answered your own question, do...

Sounds like you answered your own question, do whatever makes the job easiest for you. Are you setting 1 tile at a time?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-16-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,057
Posted By smifwal
Then you should be extra diligent!!!

Then you should be extra diligent!!!
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-16-2021, 07:57 AM
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Views: 10,057
Posted By smifwal
When I initially commented on the 254 I thought...

When I initially commented on the 254 I thought you were referring to 254 platinum. It didn't Dawn on me that they have levels of thinset with the same name,( I don't use Laticrete mortars, I have...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2021, 07:46 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,057
Posted By smifwal
1.You shouldn't be moving around your tiles when...

1.You shouldn't be moving around your tiles when cleaning them, sounds like you are applying to much pressure with the sponge.

2. I own many lasers and I love them all

3. Diligent, I use a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,057
Posted By smifwal
Yes I measure parts by volume not by weight. I...

Yes I measure parts by volume not by weight. I use the measuring buckets from home Depot found in the paint department.

On the bag Ardex doesn't say specifically by volume or by weight it reads...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,057
Posted By smifwal
I measure ever time I mix thinset or grout. I use...

I measure ever time I mix thinset or grout. I use Ardex and they give you a "smaller batch" mixing ratio like Laticrete, I have tried the half bag approach and it never works out. Not sure if that...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-14-2021, 12:29 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,057
Posted By smifwal
Before you go all in on the 254 I think you...

Before you go all in on the 254 I think you (everyone) should use a bag of it then make their decision to continue using it, I went with not. I will use it off I have to buy it is at the bottom of my...
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