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Generally unless they're just crap clips the only reason they don't snap off properly is cuz they're cacked round in addy, found running the tip of a scraper just down the edge of last tile stops this happening. Also Imo anyway its a waste of time using rapidset with clips..
 
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Last row of the day I use off cuts and stick some clips in and lightly push in wedges to keep in place for day after..
 
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Any clip can be forced into breaking off if you tighten them too much, the 2mm schmox dont bend, are strongest ive tried and excellent value for money... The only slight complaint are the bases are around 3mm thick so 10mm notch minimum but wouldn't use less than that on a floor anyway so no problem..
 

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Do you use the pliers Andy..
And do you only use slow set...?
I normally just use rapid on floors.
I used to use the pliers but I use them less and less now. I only use the pliers if I'm having a bad time and need to really clamp them up. If your floor is good and your trowelling is consistent then you can just use your hand. I only ever use slow set unless I need to tile and grout in one day which is rare.
 

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I have this technique where I push the wedge away with the heel of the hand then pull the clip back up the wedge towards me with my fingers . Never pliers
 
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Tip. If you are going to buy 1000 1.5mm shmox clips off eBay then don't!

1000 clips is £48.95 but
1200 clips is £47.99!!

Also, the shmox pliers bend. I use my hands to push the wedges in.
 
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Hadn't noticed that with the quantity thing... Generally get 2000 for £80.
Agreed the pliers are rubbish, Raymond plyers best but don't use them very often..
 

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