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    shonuff, Thank you for posting the pics! ...

    shonuff,

    Thank you for posting the pics!

    Well, it's obvious now that someone did some kind of renovations at some point, and I think without a plumber or renovator who knew what the f*ck they...
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    I did NOT buy the toilet for it's water-saving...

    I did NOT buy the toilet for it's water-saving feature, I bought it because it had a 1000 gram rating, and also it was the only thing that would fit in our bathroom. Otherwise I would have gotten a...
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    I'm not a plumber but I've seen and heard lots of...

    I'm not a plumber but I've seen and heard lots of people having this issue.

    I'd put my money on mold/mildew underneath the floor or behind the toilet. You'll need to pull the flooring in different...
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    I reviewed this model. Since installing it years...

    I reviewed this model.
    Since installing it years ago, I have never clogged it, but then I hold the handle down for a full flush. Came right on the borderline (bowl filled all the way) a couple days...
  5. We've had our Cadet for about 2 years now and It...

    We've had our Cadet for about 2 years now and It works great.
    Just make sure there are no issues with the China or glazing before installing.
  6. Somewhat I agree with Gary. We got our Cadet 3...

    Somewhat I agree with Gary.
    We got our Cadet 3 standard flush (no dual - must be a new model as I never knew they made them) from Home Depot. The one we got was fine, but others have seen quality...
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    The water level is good. Most of the matter...

    The water level is good. Most of the matter settles into the large hole at the bottom. Unless you have alot of fecal matter, it has more than enough water.

    Streaking problems happen VERY rarely,...
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    We still have some Kilgore 3.5's from 1982 in...

    We still have some Kilgore 3.5's from 1982 in here. I can clog one of those half the time compared to NEVER having to plunge (or ever clogged) the Cadet 3 we bought a year and a half ago to replace a...
  9. Thread: new toilets

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    Terry, your right. I have had occasional problems...

    Terry, your right. I have had occasional problems with the Cadet 3 having a splash upwards onto the seat too...dunno how many have this problem - like I said it's occasional based on factors I can't...
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    A funny for all you Plumbers...

    Totally unrealistic, but still funny as heck.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8bO3DmeL7cU

    Enjoy!
  11. Thread: Standpipe

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    IIRC (not an expert here), like BusyBee said,...

    IIRC (not an expert here), like BusyBee said, I've heard drain flies can also come from breaks in the main line. Seen several videos and documentaries that showed it.
  12. Thread: new toilets

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    Several of us like the Cadet 3 - haven't been...

    Several of us like the Cadet 3 - haven't been able to clog the sucker yet.
    But as several others mentioned, quality control can be an issue - check the toilet before bringing it home.
    Fourtanently,...
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    hj, Yes, I know it has nothing to do with...

    hj,

    Yes, I know it has nothing to do with flushing, but it is still loose. Thanks for the extra explanations though!

    THIS THREAD IS NOW CONSIDERED DONE!
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    Plumber2011, Like I said, just something I saw...

    Plumber2011,

    Like I said, just something I saw on TV and on youtube of a line inspection where they were breeding in a broken section of pipe. It was sinks and floor drains in the mideast to the...
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    Sewer connection questions?

    For our experts or who can figure this out,

    Picture 1:
    We have a weird metal-type (with the ?) plug that takes a slot-type key to open it. Is this sewer? In the same picture, you see the sewer...
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    For Expert Plumbers: Drain Flies

    Howdy to our resident expert Plumbers!

    While I don't have this problem, I've seen some discussions on it, and on Holmes on Homes.

    What is the percentage of chance you have a broken pipe when...
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    Thanks Terry, I'll give that a try!

    Thanks Terry,

    I'll give that a try!
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    Toilet handle fiasco...

    Hi everyone,

    I've got a 1982 Kilgore, and the handle bit the dust. We tried 2 handles (the one I am showing in the video we bought from Home Depot in the BAD video - I tried another from a local...
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    If you replace it with a newer Cadet 3 your...

    If you replace it with a newer Cadet 3 your problems will all "flush away". :)
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    Heat Pump acting strange

    Hi experts,

    We had a hail storm here in Glendale (suburb of Phoenix) a couple months ago. It damaged alot of roofs, and most in the neighborhood are needing replacement now. However, it also...
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    Kinda off topic, but some Home Warranties don't...

    Kinda off topic, but some Home Warranties don't cover flooding, or only "certain" kinds. Found that out once :(
  22. jadnashua's right, I used to get a bunch of paint...

    jadnashua's right, I used to get a bunch of paint stir sticks out of Home Depot everytime I had to break the big ones up. The Cadet 3 EL Flowise I have, and Toto Drakes, are difficult to clog, I...
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    Terry, LOL, No, I was just making a joke. I...

    Terry, LOL, No, I was just making a joke.
    I edited the post to reflect.

    I don't even get close to 1000g unless Im REALLY constipated. :)
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    Review: Cadet 3 EL Flowise Toilet

    NOTE:
    THIS IS FOR A DIFFERNET CADET 3 MODEL FROM ANOTHER REVIEW ON THIS FORUM.

    Hi Everyone,

    I wanted to give my review of a new Cadet 3 EL Flowise model Toilet.

    We bought a Cadet 3 EL...
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