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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-14-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,574
Posted By MrBottleneck
She’s, a beauty on the flatbed or not. Sent you a...

She’s, a beauty on the flatbed or not. Sent you a PM btw.

I was gonna do a 50% brick pattern but, layout wise it was not looking so great as to many small pieces.
Then I turned the tiles the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-13-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,574
Posted By MrBottleneck
Ok, thanks Dan. The bow isn’t a CC thickness as...

Ok, thanks Dan.
The bow isn’t a CC thickness as it won’t slide under it on a quality level used as straightedge but, it does bow some.
I haven’t broken out my feeler gauges yet to see how much....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-12-2021, 10:34 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,574
Posted By MrBottleneck
Ok, finally decided (I think) on my wall tile.

So, this seems like decent tile but, it’s not as flat as I would hoped as it has a lil bow to it but, not bad (less then credit card).It’s a 8x16 porcelain that measures 7 7/8 x 15 1/2.
I made a...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-11-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 164
Posted By MrBottleneck
That is incorrect you can use Schluter All-Set...

That is incorrect you can use Schluter All-Set which is a modified thinset....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-05-2021, 08:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,014
Posted By MrBottleneck
Looks good.

Looks good.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-01-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 465
Posted By MrBottleneck
Zootjeff, photo in post #10 is that Flexcolor CQ?...

Zootjeff, photo in post #10 is that Flexcolor CQ?

I just did my floor using Flexcolor CQ and absolutely loved it. Very consistent color once dry thanks to the aggregate supplying the color.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-31-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,574
Posted By MrBottleneck
Nope there is full coverage (a close up for ya) ...

Nope there is full coverage (a close up for ya)
Granted not in the excess as you would do it.


But, I do like the idea of running it over pan so you got tons of extra.

There is a seam back...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-31-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,574
Posted By MrBottleneck
You don’t see it CX? I ain’t purity but, it...

You don’t see it CX?
I ain’t purity but, it should work.
Plus, I have a habit of always drying off shower walls with bath towel when done showering so, I reckon I’m golden.

As far as the Mrs. as...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-31-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,574
Posted By MrBottleneck
Ran into a snag

Ok, I liked the tile I did on the floor so much I thought I would just do the shower walls in it as well.
The problem is a 50% brick pattern (what I did on floor) won’t really work to well as it...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-26-2021, 01:14 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,574
Posted By MrBottleneck
Ok, thanks CX I think I will stick with the CQ...

Ok, thanks CX
I think I will stick with the CQ as I really liked it. :tup2:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-25-2021, 08:03 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,574
Posted By MrBottleneck
Use of PolyBlend

I had used PolyBlend grout on my downstairs bathroom shower tile and I was not very pleased with it.
Color consistency wasn’t what I expected. Could be blotchy imho.
Now when I did my tile on my...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-19-2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 817
Posted By MrBottleneck
I agree with Laz. Sal puts out some very...

I agree with Laz. Sal puts out some very informative content.

I might add Isaac Ostrom on YouTube “Tile Coach” is fantastic as well.
He is a licensed Tile installer in Cali.

Then again the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-19-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,574
Posted By MrBottleneck
Wohooo more progress accomplished today. Got my...

Wohooo more progress accomplished today.
Got my vanity in and my plumbing all hooked up.

Soon it’s on to tiling the shower and then grout.
Then a dab of caulk here and there and to mount tp...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-18-2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By MrBottleneck
Ok, that’s it then. I’m buying one. :)

Ok, that’s it then. I’m buying one. :)
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-18-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By MrBottleneck
I follow you Laz, I just needed a good excuse to...

I follow you Laz, I just needed a good excuse to buy a decent one.
Didn’t want to waist my money on a mediocre one.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-18-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By MrBottleneck
Would this be an ok choice for Laser Level

I have always just eyeballed my tiles but, thought since I will be doing my upstairs shower wall soon this might be a good time to try a laser level.
I plan on setting either something like 4x4, 6x6...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-17-2021, 10:26 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,574
Posted By MrBottleneck
No, it’s just Durock that has a vapor barrier...

No, it’s just Durock that has a vapor barrier behind it hanging over flange.

I plan on just thin-setting tile to Durock once I alkali resistant mesh tape etc.

Just looking to getting definitive...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-17-2021, 09:55 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,574
Posted By MrBottleneck
Smifwal got my head a turning.

Another question for you guys (smifwal had mentioned this) and thought I would just ask for clarification.
Smifwal had mentioned about the drywall compound going into the tile area inside shower...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-16-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,574
Posted By MrBottleneck
Talking Yes, that is a level leaning there (actually a...

Yes, that is a level leaning there (actually a 4ft & 6ft depending on picture)
Yes, I’m into the cement board but, with hotmud. Don’t see why that would be a problem plus it’s been primed n sealed....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-15-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,574
Posted By MrBottleneck
Not that anyone cares but, made some more...

Not that anyone cares but, made some more progress today.
Got my trim all up, plumbing done and made my tile to hardwood transition.
Tile transition is a piece of ranch notched (table saw) to go up...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-13-2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By MrBottleneck
I would have used a Schluter “jolly” and stopped...

I would have used a Schluter “jolly” and stopped there or you could have used a “rondec” and transitioned around the corner but, at this point tile is set so, I don’t know what you can do now.
They...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-12-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,574
Posted By MrBottleneck
Thanks :)

Thanks :)
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-12-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,574
Posted By MrBottleneck
Took the time yesterday to make sure every joint...

Took the time yesterday to make sure every joint was free of any allset.

Got an early start today and decided to go with Mapei Flexcolor CQ as I read a many a post here from guys having good luck...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-11-2021, 11:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By MrBottleneck
I just got done laying Ditra a while back in my...

I just got done laying Ditra a while back in my bathroom and went the prefilled method.
Worked out fantastic.
Didn’t have to worry about trying to do two things at once (fill cavities & get a nice...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-11-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By MrBottleneck
If it’s any consolation to me it’s not that bad...

If it’s any consolation to me it’s not that bad looking. Sure there is a lil bigger grout joint but, really who besides you and you significant other is going to say “omg look at that”.
I feel you...
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