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Old 11-29-2017, 06:21 PM   #1
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Has any one bought the double head suction cups made by rubi ?, also how about the tile leveling kit ?.
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I use the Festool Gecko's, because I had them. I've handled the Rubi, appears to be a nice piece.

I have not seen the Rubi lippage system. I use the Ramondi lippage system.

I've been looking for a decent suction cup about 2" diameter.

You'll probably find more info or get a better response in the Tiling section of the forum.

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I have a couple of Rubi's double suction cups and their Tile Level Quick system.

I like their suction cups and they've held up well. I also have a couple other ones from various brands that work as well as the Rubis (or Rubii?). So the Rubi is nice and won't disappoint you but other brands are very similar to it.

Rubi has two tile leveling systems, the regular and the quick. I've not used their regular TLS which looks more durable than their quick system.

For the last two installations I did, I used the Rubi Quick TLS because it was cheap enough to try out and looked interesting. I've used Raimondi's TLS a lot prior and like it too. But the Raimondi TLS can move the tile as you slide the wedge in. This really is not a major issue and can be avoided, but sometimes it happens. Since the Rubi's TLS's only pull vertically, the tiles won't slide.

I feel like you can get a fair amount more lifting force from the Raimondi TLS than the Rubi system. But hopefully you won't have to be really cranking on the clips to get the tiles flat. But sometimes...well I have on occasion broken a strap prematurely.

Even though the pliers tool for the Rubi Quick TLS doesn't seem as sturdy as pliers for the other systems, I have had no problems with it and prefer Rubi's Quick TLS over Raimondi's.


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I use the Festool Gecko's, because I had them. I've handled the Rubi, appears to be a nice piece.

I have not seen the Rubi lippage system. I use the Ramondi lippage system.

I've been looking for a decent suction cup about 2" diameter.

You'll probably find more info or get a better response in the Tiling section of the forum.

Tom
O man am i in trouble now i posted in the flooring thread i did not know there was a tiling thread just for folks like me, if i post my question in the tile thread will the mods tell me off for posting the same thing in multi threads.
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O man am i in trouble now i posted in the flooring thread i did not know there was a tiling thread just for folks like me, if i post my question in the tile thread will the mods tell me off for posting the same thing in multi threads.
Reword it in Tiling section. Ask about the leveling system first

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Reword it in Tiling section. Ask about the leveling system first

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He has already been banned for posting in the slightly incorrect forum...

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