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omniszero 06-25-2012 11:45 AM

Mixing paddle
Just a simple question, probably a dumb one but want to make sure.

Can you use the same universal mixing paddle for mixing grout and thin set but washing it completely before using it?

Like say I mixed all my thin set mortar and I have enough blah blah blah. Then I have someone or myself wash the paddle so it looks brand new and use that to mix the grout another day.

oh'mike 06-25-2012 12:02 PM

If the paddle is clean--sure--

I always hand mix the grout--I just use a margin trowel--Even on a big job. Mike--

cleveman 06-25-2012 09:33 PM

I don't know if it will work if it is completely clean, but I know it works fine if it is coated with thinset.

yummy mummy 06-27-2012 09:13 AM

When I did my tiling work, I did clean the mixing paddle every time I used it. Even though I was not planning on using it anytime soon.

Good luck with your work.

omniszero 06-27-2012 10:40 AM

ty guys. Ya I was just unsure was all. I hate doubting my own concsious.

Thank you again :)

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