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  1. Chris Gibbs

    Chris Gibbs Professional Tiler Top Contributor

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    North wales
    Anyone experienced static build up in their arm from spreading adhesive over uncoupling membrane?
    Happened last week to me when it was hot laying durabase membrane... the steel spreader on the nylon matting created static.
    Kept me awake I suppose laying 100 meters of the stuff
     
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  2. Andy Allen

    Andy Allen Metro specialist & forum entertainer! Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler JOTM Winner Top Contributor

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    Gloucester
    Got a shock off a socket doing a kitchen splashy last week...:eek:...that wakes you up in the morning !!
     
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  3. Mark Frost

    Mark Frost Professional Tiler

    Location:
    Aylesbury
    was it a good buzz?
     
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  4. jcrtiling

    jcrtiling Professional Tiler TTA Member Top Contributor

    Location:
    Salisbury
    You will have to get one of those antistatic straps from Halfords
     
  5. Localtiler

    Localtiler Professional Tiler Top Contributor

    Location:
    Yorkshire
    Surely this is a wind up ?
     
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  6. impish

    impish Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler Top Contributor

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    Lancashire
    I've had it off Ditra too
     
  7. Ajax123

    Ajax123 Tilers Forums Pro - Screed Advisor Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler

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    Lincolnshire
    I usually get static shocks off the trolleys in Tesco... makes me jump a bit
     
  8. impish

    impish Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler Top Contributor

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    Lancashire
    you need to switch to Waitrose Alan.
    they have anti static castors on their trolleys.
     
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  9. Andy Allen

    Andy Allen Metro specialist & forum entertainer! Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler JOTM Winner Top Contributor

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    Gloucester
    Don't go to Aldi Alan, budget supermarket......like shopping in a substation...:)
     
  10. Mark Frost

    Mark Frost Professional Tiler

    Location:
    Aylesbury
    Going to start pricing up a sparkie when installing ditra to earth it from now on
     
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  11. Andy Allen

    Andy Allen Metro specialist & forum entertainer! Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler JOTM Winner Top Contributor

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    Gloucester
    Wondered what the elle-me
    I wondered what the elle-ment...:)
     
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  12. Tilerdurden

    Tilerdurden Professional Tiler

    Location:
    Scotland
    Can't hide money :tearsofjoy:
     
  13. antonio

    antonio Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler JOTM Winner Top Contributor

    Location:
    italy
    Many times, just change your shoes
     
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  14. Ajax123

    Ajax123 Tilers Forums Pro - Screed Advisor Trusted Advisor Professional Tiler

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    Lincolnshire
    I'm not a tiler so i can't afford Waitrose
     
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