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abruce

12:43PM | 06/29/00
Member Since: 06/28/00
1 lifetime posts
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I am in the process of planning a total bathroom redo. Does anyone know of a source for old/refurbed high flow toilets.

rhagfo

08:39PM | 07/05/00
They are a thing of the past and won't pass inspection in most areas. I just remodeled my 30year old bath room and am very happy with the American Standard Cadet that I installed. I beleive that it flushes better than the old one still in the Master bath (soon to be replaced). I found it to be a mid priced unit at about $100.00.

Bearoness

05:52AM | 08/24/00
Member Since: 07/31/00
59 lifetime posts
Since the advent of the 1.6 gravity flush systems, they've improved a great deal. Many have been redesigned to provide a larger diameter discharge pipe, others use a pressure system to provide air pressure along with the gravity pressure for flushing. The Pressure flush systems had a reputation for noisy-ness, but many are now better -- most actually use the same internals in the tanks. Most major brands have some of all. You could review them on the web and then go to some plumbing/bath showrooms and flush away.

Bjorn

09:05AM | 09/24/00
Member Since: 09/23/00
2 lifetime posts
abruce, the only places that I have seen a suply of older toilets is from homes that are replacing them. Most cities have their utility company sponser some sort of buyback plan for older toilets. I would suggest talking to the homeowners and offering them the same amount for the toilets or perhaps a bit more.
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