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Old 12-08-2008, 01:35 PM   #1
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does thin-set harden ? ? ?


OR does it stay slightly flexible & thereby cushion the tile against point loading ? ? ? wondering because i laid some tile yesterday &, while it appears to have ' cured ', its still dentable w/fingernail.

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does thin-set harden ? ? ?


I've found it does set but it doesn't get hard like concrete, meaning even old thin-set is easily scraped away with little effort.

Are the tile moveable? What did you test when you poked it? A big pile of left overs or squeeze out or something else?

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I've found it does set but it doesn't get hard like concrete
That's why it is useless as a leveling compound.
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Hang in there, it'll get hard.
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