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Old 04-26-2012, 07:06 PM   #201
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@John W, seeing as you don't like toy guns, I may have solution for you that is easier to work with than L.A.S.H. I had the ability to test our prototype leveling system on tuesday night, and I was pretty impressed. Some changes were made to improve it, and we should see our first shipment in about 60-90 days. It uses a clip similar to LASH and raimondi, but a round collar instead of a wedge. This allows you to use one clip and one ring at the intersection of all 4 tiles on a straight lay.
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Old 04-26-2012, 07:41 PM   #202
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i need a camera man like orlando...
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Old 04-26-2012, 07:53 PM   #203
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Right I'm getting the TLS
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TLS is great, but getting a bit expensive... Why are our straps more than twice the price of RLS and caps are 10x the price. I'm thinking about giving RLS a fair hearing on price alone...

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TLS is great, but getting a bit expensive... Why are our straps more than twice the price of RLS and caps are 10x the price. I'm thinking about giving RLS a fair hearing on price alone...
Haven't used tls but rls is da bomb....
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Hi, I found a leveling system in Spain, and I just ordered some samples to see how it works. It this:
http://youtu.be/VfWR0uUW0VM
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That's an RLS rip-off.
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That's an RLS rip-off.
looks nothing like it
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I really need to try this. My only question is do you find you have voids under the tiles?
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RLS pushes the higher tile down. You should not have voids.
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Subfloor should definitely be prepped well enuf so that won't be an issue.....thumbsup
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Here's today's rls job 24 x 24, 200 sq ft......cost.........$22 for pillars......super flat

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At what point does the installer in the video use a level or 10' straight edge. And what about checking the coverage on the backside of the tile.

And seriously you need a gun to push a wedge into a plastic spacer? I think this is great but skipping the use of a level and not checking coverage is reckless.

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When using this system,I personally prep so that my sub is Flatttttttt....so I don't have to check every tile for coverage.3/4 u notch trowel and full back butter....check coverage as needed. And mapei lft mortar. John I think you will agree that if you have a doubt that the tile u just dropped in doesn't have propper coverage ,Ur gonna pull it before you clip in. The levelling system is just to add that extra assurance and ease once you have achieved what you need for success......thumbsup
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And always a six footer and level on hand.....thumbsup

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Sweet looking Groutface.

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And seriously you need a gun to push a wedge into a plastic spacer?
Do it about 50 times and you will see why the gun is needed.

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And what about checking the coverage on the backside of the tile.
Real tile setters know just by the sound of the tile going down if they have proper coverage or not.
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And always a six footer and level on hand.....thumbsup

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Did you manage to press in those shims with your thumb? Nice to see the long level in the pictures.

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...Do it about 50 times and you will see why the gun is needed.


Real tile setters know just by the sound of the tile going down if they have proper coverage or not.
50 times and your thumb hurts. Suck it up you big baby.

Real setters check their coverage. Just like they flood test their showers.
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Real setters check their coverage
Become a real setter and get back to me.
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Did you manage to press in those shims with your thumb? Nice to see the long level in the pictures.

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Nope set with thumb,then one click past taut...with gun.....it works great ....for what its purpose is......you still have to be a tile setter.....thumbsup

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