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    my vespin rocks too, noticeable when flushing. ...

    my vespin rocks too, noticeable when flushing.

    I haven't checked whether all three contact points are aligned properly.
  2. Look at this picture ...

    Look at this picture

    See the hole(s) in the drain pipe next to the crushed gravel? I think you are blocking the smell from coming up through those holes with your paper towels.

    Remember the...
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    I assume a pro would shut off the water, cut the...

    I assume a pro would shut off the water, cut the pipe and then remove the toilet before installing the valve?

    This would eliminate the tight aspect for everything but the initialcutting.
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    any 12 " toilet will work but will be ~2" from...

    any 12 " toilet will work but will be ~2" from the back wall. So you are NOT as stuck as a 10" rough-in.

    I had a toto vespin with an 10" adaptor installed today. It seems to work fine and...
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    I think it those models are (almost) twice the...

    I think it those models are (almost) twice the cost of a promenade. The benefit appears to be the bowl wash.

    Oh btw my promenade is now "gulping" on the flush like my dartmouth so its just as...
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    Thanks, that was my feeling (have a plumber...

    Thanks, that was my feeling (have a plumber replace) when I saw it. But I haven't seen as many of these as others so maybe they all look like that?
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    Flange/wax ring advice

    Based on what I've read here, this may be a leaded connection to cast iron. So I don't think I should fool around with the current rusted but solid flange ring, even though it is bent in the left...
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    I checked and it IS the same internal bowl guts...

    I checked and it IS the same internal bowl guts as the dartmouth. They are just aligned different inside. There is a "straw" on the promenade pull chain by the flapper, this may be to prevent...
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    I think you can get all these features in a...

    I think you can get all these features in a Dartmouth and Drake too.

    I just put a Promenade (new model 424, not 724) in this weekend sans sanigloss(wanted it but not readily available). It looks...
  10. I had one of these stickers to remove this...

    I had one of these stickers to remove this weekend. Thanks to your post I was ready to handle it!

    It was tough to get off since you need a razor blade to lift an edge, impossible to do with a...
  11. It is unbelievable how much smell something that...

    It is unbelievable how much smell something that can fit under tile can cause. I really think you've found the problem.

    I found a tile guy who built a properly pitched new floor with membrane...
  12. Re #1, jadnashua explained it better than me,...

    Re #1, jadnashua explained it better than me, "wicking" the water away like a siphon rather than "breaking" it.

    Please explore the internet for a good picture of what a shower pan drain looks...
  13. Some random thoughts from a non-professional:...

    Some random thoughts from a non-professional:
    -hair can cause some type of capillary action which breaks the seal of the shower trap and cause the gas to get through
    -Do you have a basement shower?...
  14. We purchased house last year that had incredible...

    We purchased house last year that had incredible strong sulphur/sewer smell that came after the master bath shower was used. After pursuing a variety of solutions(drain cleaning, water filter and...
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