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    Where to buy Dahl valve

    I'm in Illinois
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    Yes, I have 1/2 copper. So are you saying 90 over...

    Yes, I have 1/2 copper. So are you saying 90 over using a sweated fitting or use a Dahl 90 valve as you have shown (I assume that is what you are calling a Dahl stop. The Dahl stop, where can I get...
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    Toto Vespin Big installation problem

    I need some creative thinking here, I really screwed myself on this one.

    Total bath remodel, walls are painted, tile is in ( including baseboard tile next to the floor). So, I'm installing a Toto...
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    cleaning toilet flange free of old wax

    Due to a new floor, it looks like I am going to have to add a flange extender, using silicon to seal between the existing flange & the flange extension. I've done this before, but I don't remember...
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    Redwood hit the nail on the head, & the nail is...

    Redwood hit the nail on the head, & the nail is me! I usually pride myself on good assembly technique, but I definitely blew it on this one. I can remember being a little frantic plumbing in the...
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    Kitchen sink drain piping loosening up

    This isn't a huge problem, but I would like some comments. I installed a SS double sink in my kitchen about 5 years ago with a garbage disposal on the right sink. The left sink is the one that leads...
  7. That's what I have and they are next to one...

    That's what I have and they are next to one another. No problem with color match.
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    The soft close seat is the feature I like the...

    The soft close seat is the feature I like the best, especially if others want the seat closed when not in use. Just give the seat a "flip" as you walk out.
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    When you are ready to bolt it down, I would put...

    When you are ready to bolt it down, I would put some shims under the high side so that all screws, when tightened, provide a solid clamped joint. You want to end up with a solid, undistorted joint,...
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    Do you have room to "walk" the tub in vertically...

    Do you have room to "walk" the tub in vertically into the alcove. That's how I did mine because I could not just slide it in.
  11. Terry: From recently install my Vespin II, you...

    Terry: From recently install my Vespin II, you might want to consider throwing in some shims in your installation kit. A few would do.

    As far as ordering on-line, that's how I got my big screen...
  12. Thread: Vespin II install

    by FJK
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    Jadnashua: I used the Hitachi diamond bit. Worked...

    Jadnashua: I used the Hitachi diamond bit. Worked like a champ. Followed their instructions, tilting the bit to start it, & then walking it up straight. My only concern was that I would blow the hole...
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    Saved myself. Pulled off adaptor & cleaned. I...

    Saved myself. Pulled off adaptor & cleaned. I also cleaned out the slots in the floor flange to give the wax more volume. For some strange reason, I had jam nuts on the flange T-bolts to hold them in...
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    Vespin II Adaptor Help !

    I'm installing the adptor to the floor flange. The floor flange is on top of the finished floor. I used a standard thickness wax ring with a horn. In tightening down the flange bolts, I think the...
  15. Thread: Vespin II install

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    Thanks for the drilling tip, jadnashua. It beats...

    Thanks for the drilling tip, jadnashua. It beats finding out the hard way.
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    Vespin II install

    My Toto Vespin II finally came in, so I'm getting ready to install it. Since it uses an adaptor, what is the best wax ring to use? One with a horn or without a horn. Or does it even matter. My floor...
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    Here, here to Stihl chain saws! Worst item to...

    Here, here to Stihl chain saws!

    Worst item to figure out what you are getting are matresses; for a given manufacturer, each store has a different name for a given model. Can't do an apples to...
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    I did check out the spec sheet & I see what you...

    I did check out the spec sheet & I see what you mean. I assume there are no issues with this unique drain design. It also looks like the floor flange height might be less critical as well.

    BTW,...
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    Thanks Terry. This leads to another question. How...

    Thanks Terry. This leads to another question. How do you access the hold down bolts? Thru those windows at the rear of the skirt? Does that make installing the Vespin more trickey, because you can't...
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    Toto toilet questions

    I have a Toto Drake toilet that I like & it really works well. Another toilet I have , is starting to leak at the flange, so I'm thinking of just installing a new toilet. I would like a Toto, but I...
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    Yeah, I think I figured this out. The...

    Yeah, I think I figured this out. The instructions are so extensive for multipe mounting options, it took me some time to figure out what they are trying to tell you. Since I can't get to the...
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    Panasonic Vent Fan Installation

    I'm remodeling my upstairs bath room & want to replace my existing bath/light ventilation fan with a Panasonic unit I just bought, model FV-11VQL4. I figured this is the time, because the ceiling...
  23. Thread: Watco tub drains

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    I already did google them & found some places...

    I already did google them & found some places that only sold select Watco products. Unless someone else has a suggetion, I'll e-mail Watco directly & see what they say. Thanks for responding Terry....
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    Watco tub drains

    I'm getting ready to install my new cast iron tub & the drain looked strange compared to my last tub installation. After researching this, it looks like I have a direct drain setup. I was also...
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    10/4 on that Jimbo. I'm just talking it through...

    10/4 on that Jimbo. I'm just talking it through with you guys, so I'm ready for the next step. I'm currently pulling off drywal from every wall except the wall in question.
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