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Old 08-05-2009, 09:44 AM   #1
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Hey, everyone.....i am getting ready to put down 1/4" hardiebacker on top of osb...was wondering what I should use....hardie recommends a dry-set mortar for use between subfloor and cement board with ansi spec of A118.1....and I guess for actually laying the tile, a spec of A118.4 is recommended which Versabond flex meets.....any suggestions....thanks from a newbie.

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I've always used good old basic thinset from a dry bag mix. Trowel it out with a notched trowel, lay your backerboard in it and screw or nail it down immediately.

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I was thinking that I could....but it was good to get a 2nd opinion....appreciate it
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