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    I'm don't know how to link this thread any other...

    I'm don't know how to link this thread any other way; But if I can assist.
    My reno required a bit of "out-of-the-box" thinking.

    http://www.terrylove.com/forums/search.php?searchid=1244684
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    So embarrassed.

    I just went back and re-read my last post.

    I most certainly did not mean to say "least of all" when thanking
    Terry and Jim. I meant to say MOST of all. Sorry for that oversight. -Hal
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    A few thoughts on the project:

    With all the continual hits to this "1924" thread I suppose
    I should add a few notes before I slip into forgetfulness.

    I LOVE Sharkbite fittings. So versatile, easy and in some situations
    cost...
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    Lastly but not leastly..

    http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y213/Retablo2/bathrenovation064814_3268.jpg
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    more still...

    http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y213/Retablo2/bathrenovation024640_3256.jpg

    http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y213/Retablo2/bathrenovation064706_3266.jpg
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    More.

    http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y213/Retablo2/bathrenovation075508_3228.jpg

    http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y213/Retablo2/bathrenovation054452_3225.jpg
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    Back from the rabbit hole.

    Sorry I haven't kept current with project development but I've been too
    busy to even download images. Just a few details to attend to and this
    project will be but a bad memory. Compared to my...
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    Shoot! I didn't think about that. Could have...

    Shoot! I didn't think about that. Could have showered while sitting
    on the toilet. -H
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    Historically interesting..

    How (common) bath floors were put down in 1890-ish:

    http://clarke.cmich.edu/aladdin/furnishings/aladdin137x800.jpg

    ps. Enlarge and read the "easy, how to do". I guess we just make a big deal
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    mixing deck mud question

    Basic I know, but I've never heard this asked.
    I'll be mixing 650 lbs of mud to complete my bath floor.
    Since I'll be doing it solo, mixing and laying, will there be a problem
    or concerns about...
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    Ok you sadists...

    http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y213/Retablo2/mxdesnations030634_3137.jpg

    http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y213/Retablo2/mxdesnations102352_3139.jpg
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    Thanks for the responses so far! I'm going w/...

    Thanks for the responses so far! I'm going w/ reinforced deck mud. -H:)
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    or:

    or, would a standard mud deck mix ( at 2.5") be stiff enough?
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    Testing Idea #2

    still pondering...pour a rather dry-ish portland cement bed (2.5")
    w/ pencil rebar to create a "floating" floor.(????) - H.
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    how does this sound..

    drop in 3/4" ply. Mud deck with 16/16-guage 2x2 wire mesh embedded.?

    I just need to calculate the amount of mix and sand . How do I do that with
    the Deck Mud Calculator since there won't be...
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    existing joist structure

    I can't factor a joist equation into this. Just can't. There is a bad joist
    or two...can only do minimal fix only. Sorry.
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    subfloor question

    I'm deep in it. Gutted all , toilet, sink out. Tub next.
    Pulling old floor up to joists.

    There is currently 3" of material: 1/2 " flooring, mud deck, 1/8" tile.

    What do you suggest I use...
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    I meant to put 8 feet long, not 7. Tub is 54". ...

    I meant to put 8 feet long, not 7. Tub is 54".
    - H
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    1924...

    was the last time this bath was Reno'd. Hey Guys, Hal here.
    Sure, it's got a toilet that's "just" 25 years young. And I put
    up donated tile five years later.

    The dimensions are a GYE-normous 3 X...
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