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Old 02-19-2013, 01:36 PM   #46
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So I pieced it out on Amazon and came up with $360 for the following

Schluter Kerdi Adaptor Drain Stainless-ABS Version
SCHLUTER KERDI-BAND - 5" X 33'
SCHLUTER KERDI INSIDE CORNER - 4 UNITS
Schluter Kerdi Mixing Valve Seal 4-1/2"
Schluter Kerdi Pipe Seal 1/2"
SCHLUTER KERDI - 108 SQFT

Does this sound about right if I'm going to use bricks for the curb and sand / mud mix for the pan?

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Old 02-19-2013, 02:16 PM   #47
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Ok, so you have no drain and no tray. That's worth about $225 +-

Edit: Actually you may have a drain, but no tray. They package these things 25 different ways. Do you need the adaptor?

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Sound good in your case. You're just missing 2 outside corners or you forgot to mention them. How about the adaptor? Are you converting a traditional drain in place?

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Ok, so you have no drain and no tray. That's worth about $225 +-

Edit: Actually you may have a drain, but no tray. They package these things 25 different ways. Do you need the adaptor?



Sound good in your case. You're just missing 2 outside corners or you forgot to mention them. How about the adaptor? Are you converting a traditional drain in place?

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I thought the drain / adaptor assembly was the drain, weep flange, and all. Am I mistaken?

My brain is fried. what do I need the outside corners for?

I have a 2" PVC drain in place now.

This is what comes with the drain - It costs 111.19 on Amazon

Product Features
Includes: 4 inch square gate, height adjustment collar, ABS bonding flange and adaptor ring
Includes: Kerdi-Kereck Pre-formed corners (4 inside + 2 outside)
Includes: (1) Kerdi Pipe seal 3/4" and (1) Kerdi mixing valve seal 4-1/2"
Includes: Installation DVD & Handbook. Kerdi Membrane Template, (1) Tube of Kerdi-Fix 100g
Finish: Stainless Steel
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You don't need an adaptor if you have a 2" riser. You shouldn't need the Kerdi Fix either. Good to have though. The adaptor is used if you have an old 2 piece drain and are not removing it and installing the 2" pipe riser. But you have the 2" riser.

You need the outside corner to seal the top of the curb where it meets the side walls.

OK, I see the one you bought on Amazon. $111.99

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You don't need an adaptor if you have a 2" riser. You shouldn't need the Kerdi Fix either. Good to have though. The adaptor is used if you have an old 2 piece drain and are not removing it and installing the 2" pipe riser. But you have the 2" riser.

You need the outside corner to seal the top of the curb where it meets the side walls.

OK, I see the one you bought on Amazon. $111.99

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Ok that all makes sense. So regular drain, out/in side corners, membrane, band, mixer cover, spout cover, unmodified thinset, trowell.

What size trowel do I need for the membrane?
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A Kerdi trowel has 1/8" square notches. It's hard to find 1/8" in tile department, try the hardwood department. They sell Kerdi trowels but way expensive.

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A Kerdi trowel has 1/8" square notches. It's hard to find 1/8" in tile department, try the hardwood department. They sell Kerdi trowels but way expensive.

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Thanks Jaz! I know you don't have to spend this much time helping out us newbies so please know it is very appreciated!
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You're welcome!

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Jaz,
Did you get a chance to look at the ebay listing I sent? please let me know if that covers it all so I can go ahead and purchase it.

Thanks for all your help.
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Kim,

Yes, the measurements you listed in post #41 will be covered by one of the Kerdi Shower Kits, with some to spare. I didn't see a listing though.

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Yes, the measurements you listed in post #41 will be covered by one of the Kerdi Shower Kits, with some to spare. I didn't see a listing though.

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this is the one I was talking about.
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...m=310515482804
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Ok, that's the regular kit. You're good.

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Thanks Jaz! I know you don't have to spend this much time helping out us newbies so please know it is very appreciated!
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when you have the work in progress, do post some photos.
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when you have the work in progress, do post some photos.
And you too!

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