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    Thanks guys! I'm not in the market for a new...

    Thanks guys! I'm not in the market for a new toilet, but I liked the looks of the Kohler if I was.

    I was just curious about changing out the canister if I should happen to buy a Kohler. I...
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    Kohler canister flush valve question

    I was at Home Depot yesterday and there was a Kohler toilet tank sitting out on a shelf (someone must have taken it out of the box or something). It had a canister flush valve that looked to be the...
  3. I'm baffled with Kohler.......The Class 5 lacked...

    I'm baffled with Kohler.......The Class 5 lacked in bowl wash, so they made the Class 6 which was a great improvement. Why have they now designed all their bowls with the Class 5 system instead of...
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    A couple of years ago, I rebuilt a an older...

    A couple of years ago, I rebuilt a an older Mansfield toilet. I used an American Standard tank to bowl gasket on the tank and it worked perfectly. However, instead of using the Mansfield flush...
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    OK, I'll rephrase this......if you were a plumber...

    OK, I'll rephrase this......if you were a plumber before toilets became low-flow, what brand/model toilet would you have recommended for a homeowner to install? I was just curious as to what were...
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    What was your favorite 3.5 gallon toilet?

    I'm just curious....

    What 3.5 gallon toilet did all of you plumbers recommend before toilets switched to 1.6 gallons per flush? Any that you didn't recommend?

    It seemed that back in the day...
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    Hi Everybody Thank you so much for your input...

    Hi Everybody

    Thank you so much for your input and advice on how to fix this toilet. My neighbor is going to use the Fluidmaster "glue on" valve seat for his toilet. He originally was going to...
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    Thanks for the reply Terry! Would you just glue...

    Thanks for the reply Terry! Would you just glue the fluidmaster flush valve/flapper thing right down on the porcelain inside the tank. The directions on the link show how to glue it to a metal...
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    I don't have my digital camera on me at the...

    I don't have my digital camera on me at the moment, but I did find a video of an identical tank on Youtube. This person's tank has the lift wires in place.
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    1950's Eljer Toilet Tank Wires Question

    Hi Everybody

    I'm posting this question for my neighbors down the street. They are having toilet troubles and asked me whether I could help them fix their toilet. I really don' t know the answer...
  11. Don't you call my toilet "old!" :) Yes, I did...

    Don't you call my toilet "old!" :) Yes, I did purchase my toilet at a salvage warehouse for fifteen dollars. It is an ADA 1980's Mansfield toilet. I have no idea what the model name of it is. ...
  12. I rebuilt a 1980's Mansfield toilet a couple of...

    I rebuilt a 1980's Mansfield toilet a couple of years ago. The Mansfield 210 flush tower must use a Mansfield tank-to-bowl gasket. It is a wider gasket that fits over the plastic nut of the flush...
  13. Don't be talkin' SMACK about Crane Drexel...

    Don't be talkin' SMACK about Crane Drexel toilets! They are awesome! :) I had a 1958 pink Crane Drexel toilet in the house I grew up in and that thing NEVER EVER clogged. When I was little, I...
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    I grew up in Pittsburgh, PA and there was a...

    I grew up in Pittsburgh, PA and there was a massive American Standard plant which supplied most of the homes in that region with bathroom fixtures. My neighborhood that I grew up in was buit in the...
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    A few years ago when we were updating our...

    A few years ago when we were updating our bathrooms, I visited a Kohler showroom and a a big plumbing warehouse (which carried all brands) to look for products and the managers there both told me to...
  16. I have a Mansfield toilet with a #35 tank like...

    I have a Mansfield toilet with a #35 tank like you have. I rebuilt the insides with a FluidMaster fill valve, and a generic no-name flush valve with a flapper. I used an American Standard...
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    About 10 years ago when I lived in my old house,...

    About 10 years ago when I lived in my old house, we had a 1970's harvest gold bathroom. A family member tried to replace something in the tank and ended up cracking the tank. :mad: We needed a new...
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    Hi Everyone I ended up spraying the underside...

    Hi Everyone

    I ended up spraying the underside of the toilet bowl with Rustoleum, and installed the toilet after the new flooring was down. The flooring people recommended that's what I do. Sorry...
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    Thank you for the response. That's exactly what...

    Thank you for the response. That's exactly what I thought.

    However, I went out into the garage (where the toilet is currently sitting until the flooring is installed) and with the toilet bowl...
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    Cast Iron Porcelian Enameled Toilet Bowl??

    Hi Everyone!

    I'm having new flooring put down in the bathroom, and I pulled up the toilet (a 1970's elongated American Standard Cadet) and I noticed all this what looked to be like rust staining...
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    Here's my Mansfield!

    Here's my Mansfield toilet I restored. I had written last year about rebuilding this toilet. It has never clogged, and nothing in the tank has ever broken. You can see the picture of how I rebuilt...
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    He gave up!

    Hi Everybody!

    My neighbor removed the sloan valve from the commercial toilet and realized that the inlet hole for the bowl was smaller than the flush valve from his toilet tank. Also, the inlet...
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    Refinishing/Repainting Fiberglass Tubs?

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    Maybe this summer, or next year, we are going to do some serious bathroom updating. My home was built in the 70's and two of the bathrooms are vintage retro 70's colors. We have...
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    Toilet Question

    Hi Everybody

    I have a question. Actually, it's for my neighbor. In response to seeing my "new" handicapped toilet I installed in my bathroom which I wrote about months ago, my neighbor decided...
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    Mansfield 1 month Review.

    I've had the Mansfield toilet installed for almost a month now and it works flawlessly! It has never clogged, leaked, or done anything that a toilet is not supposed to do. The entire bowl gets...
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