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    Low water pressure at tub spout

    Hi All,

    12-months ago I had a plumber retrofit a single-lever shower/tub faucet in our existing bathroom. The faucet replaced an old hot & cold faucet for the tub.

    Anyhow, over the last six...
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    I removed the tank today for a leak test in the...

    I removed the tank today for a leak test in the garage. The better lighting outside revealed a hairline crack in the bottom of the tank. No test needed.

    Now I just hope Toto is good on...
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    yes, I tightened the bolts gradually and did...

    yes, I tightened the bolts gradually and did alternate. The Drake II has 3 contact points. I took the bolts down until they barely touched.
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    thanks guys. I will report back once this...

    thanks guys. I will report back once this problem is solved and will share the solution.
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    Apparently not. I will call a plumber next...

    Apparently not. I will call a plumber next time. But, a brief education as to why a tank install is a difficult process would enlighten me.
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    Can you briefly explain and enlighten me as to...

    Can you briefly explain and enlighten me as to why a tank installation requires more knowledge and experience than your above-average DIY guy?

    It obviously does or I wouldn't continue to have a...
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    I get what you guys are saying, but we're talking...

    I get what you guys are saying, but we're talking about mounting a tank to a bowl and not trying to calibrate high tolerance parts. yes, I'm a DIY guy, but in my opinon should not be this...
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    Dr. Terry....I'm in trouble again. My Drake II...

    Dr. Terry....I'm in trouble again. My Drake II "leak at the tank" saga continues. This will be 4th time taking the tank off to stop a leak. This is a brand new installation.

    After sanding the...
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    snugged up the large nut, re-sanded the bolt...

    snugged up the large nut, re-sanded the bolt holes and I'm back in business. Nice and dry.

    thanks to a great forum.
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    Thanks Terry. I'll admit that I skipped that...

    Thanks Terry. I'll admit that I skipped that step because I simply do not have a wrench big enough. I guess it's time to get one.

    But, do you think I can re-use the tank bolt rubber washer?
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    drake II leak at tank bolt

    Hey guys.

    I have a very slight drip at one of my tank bolts on a Drake II. It was a new install last week.
    I sanded the inside of the tank at the bolt hole as instructed here. But, I may have...
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    wow!! I get lucky sometimes. While I never try...

    wow!! I get lucky sometimes. While I never try to get something for nothing they were the ones that mis-tagged the toilet. They corrected the tag after I brought this to their attention. They...
  13. OK. Thanks. I'm using braided because I had...

    OK. Thanks.

    I'm using braided because I had one in the garage. What does a good looking supply line look like?
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    Toilet is installed. I sealed and bolted the...

    Toilet is installed. I sealed and bolted the extender down at the notches. I didn't add any screws since I wasnt sure about screwing into cast iron. Local plumbing supply told me not to bother...
  15. Unknown rubber washer with my Drake II (see pic)

    Hi Again,

    This came with my Drake II, but have no idea what it's for and it's not shown in the parts list. Only (1) was included.

    Has anyone seen this?


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    Thanks Terry. Yes, that is the one I'm using. ...

    Thanks Terry.

    Yes, that is the one I'm using. Just one is needed (no multiple stacks). I really pressed this guy about sealing it, but he stood his ground and insisted no sealant and no gasket....
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    flange externder without a gasket

    Hi all,

    I need to raise my cast iron toilet flange just 1/8". I headed to my local plumbing supply and the guy gave me one of those basic white rings everyone knows about. But, he insisted that...
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    I have a similar situation at you with the toilet...

    I have a similar situation at you with the toilet at the end of the tub. But, I have a short wall between them. My toilet is behind this wall.

    My curtains have not arrive in the mail yet so...
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    Yes, the rod is supported at the ceiling. I...

    Yes, the rod is supported at the ceiling. I don't have new pics, but here is one from signature hardware showing the ceiling support. i don't really like the track idea either.

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    Signature Hardware also carries 168" and 180"...

    Signature Hardware also carries 168" and 180" extra wide.


    I like these:

    http://www.linens4less.com/index.php?action=item&id=10365&prevaction=category&previd=6&prevstart=0
    ...
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    I just put in an L-shaped shower rod. You need...

    I just put in an L-shaped shower rod. You need what they call an "extra wide" (108") shower curtain. But, the 108" width depends on how long each part of the rod is. Mine is 60"x30"
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  22. Thanks for another great idea. I'm almost there...

    Thanks for another great idea. I'm almost there with my final design.
  23. JW I like your other option with no wood. ...

    JW

    I like your other option with no wood. I'll talk to my glazer.
  24. Thanks for all the opinions I think teak is a...

    Thanks for all the opinions

    I think teak is a good idea as well and might look better than tile.....and less work :-)

    The knife slot connection is a better idea than what I had. I was...
  25. tile is a good idea. I didn't think of that. ...

    tile is a good idea. I didn't think of that.

    The post is needed because I need something to attach the shower rod.

    PS: what is CBU?
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