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Forum: Marketing & Sales 12-10-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 893
Posted By TheItalian204
Polyurathane "masonry"

Hey guys, just need some tips.

Not so long ago, being in Europe, I got a job as a head of marketing department for a company that produces and instals polyurathane "masonry".

The basic idea...
Forum: Masonry 05-06-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,961
Posted By TheItalian204
Funny I been to similar seminar. Back then I had...

Funny I been to similar seminar. Back then I had a thought cross my mind that its not good when one defends the crap out of their product for fifty mins out of sixty instead of having nice speech and...
Forum: Masonry 05-06-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,796
Posted By TheItalian204
Yessir. The one and only (so far).

Yessir. The one and only (so far).
Forum: Masonry 05-06-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,796
Posted By TheItalian204
All over europe. Been fun time so far. Not...

All over europe. Been fun time so far. Not really.tho.
Forum: Masonry 05-06-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,961
Posted By TheItalian204
I used lots of STO back in a day. They are cheap...

I used lots of STO back in a day. They are cheap but not necessarily the product you wanna go with. I suggest trying Akrilon or any other product you get. major difference is sto doesnt cover the...
Forum: Masonry 05-05-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,796
Posted By TheItalian204
Welcome. Leave the man to his flip. I was the...

Welcome. Leave the man to his flip. I was the happiest with my 20$ samsung with black.n white screen that could only txt (90 characters) and call. That thing was probably as archaic as masonry trade...
Forum: Masonry 02-24-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,169
Posted By TheItalian204
are concrete walls visible? You will be...

are concrete walls visible?

You will be surprised but what you think has happened in leaning tower of Pisa? :thumbsup:
Forum: Masonry 02-24-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,169
Posted By TheItalian204
Perhaps shift of the foundation exposed weakest...

Perhaps shift of the foundation exposed weakest point of the structure.
Forum: Masonry 02-24-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,295
Posted By TheItalian204
I ll try to find dry picture. it was perfect...

I ll try to find dry picture. it was perfect color match. Just stucco on picture is wet.
Forum: Masonry 02-24-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,739
Posted By TheItalian204
Yea but you are not going to spread type N or...

Yea but you are not going to spread type N or type S (Lafarge products) on the wall for multiple reasons...among which:

1. It will be hard on the wrist
2. Not enough play in the mud
3....
Forum: Masonry 02-24-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,295
Posted By TheItalian204
Ok well, you can match pretty much anything...

Ok well, you can match pretty much anything depends how far you wanna go.

It was wet on this picture,initial stucco was installed 50 years ago, I installed rest 4 months ago

Example:
...
Forum: Business 02-24-2013, 01:25 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,796
Posted By TheItalian204
I knew someone like that...take one multiply it...

I knew someone like that...take one multiply it by five...guy will never walk out of the place...law is sick sometimes:censored::censored:
Forum: Masonry 02-23-2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,295
Posted By TheItalian204
lol you are first one in YEARS who agrees with me...

lol you are first one in YEARS who agrees with me that drag and skip two different things...people around here just use same word for everything.

Like the joke as well lol
Forum: Masonry 02-23-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,739
Posted By TheItalian204
Meh I don't always like pre-blend...sometimes...

Meh I don't always like pre-blend...sometimes they have too much Portland other times too much lime besides they are pricey...but that can only be here maybe.
Forum: Masonry 02-23-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,295
Posted By TheItalian204
I always thought French drag aka Italian drag aka...

I always thought French drag aka Italian drag aka skip trowel was this:

http://img835.imageshack.us/img835/55/55366910150874707157027.jpg...
Forum: Masonry 02-23-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,739
Posted By TheItalian204
Keep in mind,I should have clarified only one...

Keep in mind,I should have clarified only one shovel of lime per mix...full mix one shovel of lime...always..don't put whole bag...that's only for finish
Forum: Masonry 02-23-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,295
Posted By TheItalian204
what is the damaged area(dimensions) don't...

what is the damaged area(dimensions)

don't be tearing the wall down it will stand out like black sheep (color,texture wise)
Forum: Masonry 02-23-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,295
Posted By TheItalian204
this is called Californian drag. Do you...

this is called Californian drag.

Do you need proportions for the mix?

You need to use only half of your trowel given that you have 15x4 or bigger(standard)

How long you been stuccoing?
...
Forum: Masonry 02-23-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,739
Posted By TheItalian204
One shovel full of lime per MIX,I guess I should...

One shovel full of lime per MIX,I guess I should have clarified.

To make good,big mix:

160lbs of Portland, 2 shovel fulls of lime. 40-45 shovels of sand.

Hastopur so there is play to it.
Forum: Masonry 02-23-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,739
Posted By TheItalian204
Yes sir... What kind of mixer you got?

Yes sir...

What kind of mixer you got?
Forum: Masonry 02-23-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,739
Posted By TheItalian204
1 part Portland/5 parts sand/one shovel full of...

1 part Portland/5 parts sand/one shovel full of lime.

Away you go...
Forum: Masonry 02-23-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,775
Posted By TheItalian204
that's pretty sweet.

that's pretty sweet.
Forum: Masonry 02-23-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 27,015
Posted By TheItalian204
Its pretty much the same...price wise It really...

Its pretty much the same...price wise It really depends on how heavy the material you working with is and how tight they want it.

You can always make argument in regards to that and bid what you...
Forum: Masonry 02-20-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,591
Posted By TheItalian204
Its depends on the model. The crazy ones (read:...

Its depends on the model. The crazy ones (read: good ones) are about 4k with blades and dust remover etc etc etc...

If you do a lot of brickwork its worth it.

For me it would likely be...
Forum: Masonry 02-20-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,508
Posted By TheItalian204
5 gal you poured could be sound explanation. ...

5 gal you poured could be sound explanation.

Only other two things I can think of, would be either you have internal leak of sorts (pipe,sump pump maybe,underground water moving due to shifts in...
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