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Unread 02-27-2020, 08:58 AM   #1
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back buttering helper

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any of you guys ever use this? ONE time a polished 12x24 tile slipped out of my hands when back buttering. it dinged a tile on the floor and was a real PITA to deal with. I also often get mortar on my sleeve/leg back buttering. This looks like it would serve a purpose.
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Unread 02-27-2020, 11:11 AM   #2
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Look in this thread, Mike.
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I have one and I find it more trouble than it is worth. (no offense to the inventor) in a small bathroom where space is at a premium and you a bucket of water and a bucket of thinset the idea is to put it on one of the buckets but then you have to take it off to get in the bucket. In a wide open area with the bucket on wheels it might be great. Any more I am setting planks in those big areas and I set the plank on my knee pads and stand it up on end and do 3/4 of the tile then flip it over and do the rest. And for the bigger planks I use a suction cup with the same process.

I would be more than happy to send you mine if you want to DM me your address.
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Like to try one....but, up to a 15" tile, I just spin them like a pizza.....
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Like to try one....but, up to a 15" tile, I just spin them like a pizza.....
What I do too. If they're bigger than that, I just set 'em on the clean up bucket, don't really need to spin them. Might be useful for really soft marble, you gotta be really careful setting those down on the bucket.

I've tried the BB Buddy, a buddy had one, lol. Like someone said, just another thing to move around with you. Probably be useful if you have a helper back buttering for ya.
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