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    Nov 12, 2006, 07:50 AM
    Removing Hardset Tile Mastic from Concrete Floor

    I need to remove a hardset ( not glue type) mastic from a large area of concrete floor.
    The mastic is almost as hard as the concrete and must be ground down in order to lay carpet.
    I am currently using a floor belt sander with hardest grade paper.
    It's moving at just about a snails pace.
    Is there a beter tool or a surface prep that might reduce labor time.

    Paul Maynard
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    Nov 13, 2006, 11:50 AM
    Maybe try an electric floor scrapper. They're available at rental centers.

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