I have a Kohler commode with a Sloan Flushmate internal
mechanism. It pressurizes itself and sounds like a rocket sled when
flushed; but there's nothing it won't blow down the pipe. Beats the
crap (pun intended) out of every other low volume toilet I've seen or
Our 3 Kohler Wellworth 'Comfort height' elongated bowl toilets work well.
We also had them in our last house we built in 1998.
They were highly rated then and all 6 have done a great job for us. I'd buy
I read that the Toto pressure tank ones work well too but they were more
A two hole outhouse always flushes......... :)
Otherwise find and old used toilet from the 1960's or older.
None of the new toilets flush well. You are supposed to save water,
so instead of using 7 gallons like the older toilets, you only use 4
gallons, and after you flush twice, you use 8.
It took a 20 year college educated professional to figure this would
save water and the government was so happy to mandate this nonsense.
I bet they have reams of pages explaining all of this too....
On Mon, 12 Jun 2006 14:31:05 GMT, Ignoramus17503
You might want to consider a Flapperless toilet,Google will find the site.
I've had one in my apartment for 5 years with only a rare need for a double
flush. There's hardly anything to go wrong with them.
You pee 5 times a day, you shit once in 1-2 days. It makes sense to
conserve water on those pee flushes. The slight inconvenience of
having potentially flush twice far outweights the gallons of water
wasted on those pee flushes.
Seems to make perfect sense to me.
In calif in the early 80's, I heard this:
If its brown, flush it DOWN;
if its yellow, let it mellow.
Now, this question:
Using your (or equivalently the above) suggestion, I recall
that some kind of smelly urine-slime would accumulate (under
the water) on the sides of the bowl.
So you were always having to use the toilet-bowl brush.
That chemical soap-bar-like thing you hang in the
tank, that turns the water blue -- does that eliminate
And, in general, what *do* that blue stuff do for you?
What flush mechanism? The only moving part is the flapper over the hole
from tank to bowl. There are no moving part for the siphon that starts the
flush once there is enough water in the bowl and there are no passages
under 2" in diameter. Are you suggesting that there's a full inch of
accumulation on all the walls of the water going from bowl to drain? Are you
proposing that tank filling water valve is somehow affected by stuff in the
that that stuff somehow migrates past 90psi of water shooting past the
It plugs the holes in the bowl part... so that the water
cannot leave the tank back fast enough to create a good siphon/rinse.
I'm thinking that might be one thing wrong with our upstairs loo.
(wife used to put them in until i told her about the problems)
May no harm befall you,
Ich habe keine Ahnung was das bedeutet, oder vielleicht doch?
We have a vacation house where the toilets are getting clogged at the rim
with hard water deposits. The guy at the hardware store suggested we use
2000 flushes in the bowl to clear it, I wanted to use a little muriatic
acid. The 2000 flushes made it worse, a lot worse. I got rid of the 2000
flushes and flushed the toilet about a dozen times each time adding a couple
of tablespoons of muriatic acid to the tank The tank had already needed an
overhaul prior to this as there was a constant leak into the bowl partly
because the flapper didnt seat properly and partly because the valve would
not shut off. The acid made easy work of the clogged rim and the overhaul
stopped the wasted water. I am happy.
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