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Re: [Shop-talk] Floor scraper...but it's not that easy

Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] Floor scraper...but it's not that easy
From: "John T. Blair" <>
Date: Tue, 03 Nov 2015 15:22:09 -0500
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At 02:02 PM 11/3/2015, you wrote:

 >Now I'm moving to the bathroom, which isn't over a slab--it's hung off the
 >side of the building over a crawlspace. Which means a wood subfloor.

 >The scraper is too sharp. The vinyl tile is at least two layers deep (they
 >just tiled over the old tile) and it flexes. So running the scraper over
 >it, it either bites into the tile and binds up (it can't bear against the
 >rigid concrete subfloor), or it bites into the wood floor itself.

I just pulled the vinyl tiles on my bathroom floor.   I tried using a 
heavy duty scrapper like you are talking about to no avail.  I ended 
up using a "multi tool" from
Harbor freight:

using a blade like this:

Made short work of the job.


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