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Old 06-07-2017, 07:01 PM  
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Nope. The back wall is a single piece 60 inches wide. Width of walls from backer to backer is a skoosh under 59 1/2. Just the combined thickness of two backer boards.

Well, I'm glad I asked before smearing adhesive on everything and trying to stuff it in there.

Thanks!!!!
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You know the old say in about measuring twice and cutting once...😉


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Old 06-09-2017, 10:18 AM  
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Okay - moving on forward ....
Looking at this one:
https://www.lowes.com/pd/Mustee-DURA...-in/1000126687
Five-panel, supposed to be glue-to-wall.
"Adhesive mounts to drywall or like surfaces"
Would I need a different adhesive for the backer board?
(Obviously I'm trying hard not to have to remove all the backers!!)

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Okay - moving on forward ....
Looking at this one:
https://www.lowes.com/pd/Mustee-DURA...-in/1000126687
Five-panel, supposed to be glue-to-wall.
"Adhesive mounts to drywall or like surfaces"
Would I need a different adhesive for the backer board?
(Obviously I'm trying hard not to have to remove all the backers!!)

Ed
You have the better product, I would remove the backer.
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Stay with the one-piece and make the hole work to it. Square, plumb, level, and parallel are critical with these but if done right they last and last. The sectional surrounds don't. The only time I use a sectional is when I can't get the house shaped to fit a one-piece or in a cheap rental done for the bottom dollar.

On the glue, it can be bought in buckets but you will not make that mistake twice. Easier and far less mess with the tubes. Even if it costs more it's well worth it in the time and hassle saved.

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Just to close everything out --
We had tile put on the floors, and the tile guy made an offer on tiling up the shower too. So we went that way.

Now I have *two* tub kits to get rid of!
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