In a garage they shot down the Hardy board with the Hilton gun directly to the cement and now the new owners wanted up so they can repair the garage floor.

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    A big spud bar. Or can try try an excavator/backhoe or a few sticks of TNT. It is coming up in pieces either way.
    – crip659
    Commented Apr 3 at 23:20
  • Yep, there is no easy way to do this, It's grunt work no matter what.
    – RMDman
    Commented Apr 3 at 23:54
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    Have a "take out your frustrations on my floor" party with prybars and sledgehammers for all the guests.
    – Ecnerwal
    Commented Apr 4 at 0:11
  • You might try an angle grinder for the concrete nails… only bad thing is that you’ll inevitably scuff the concrete if you cut them low enough. Commented Apr 4 at 0:26

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Get a lever or two under it and break off the cement board. use an angle grinder to cut off the nails (they're not coming out)

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