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Mad Dog_2
Mad Dog_2 Member Posts: 6,947
Precious...mad Dog ๐Ÿ•ย 
delcrossvGGrossAlan (California Radiant) Forbes

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  • delcrossv
    delcrossv Member Posts: 742
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    Installer couldn't square it up?
    Trying to squeeze the best out of a Weil-McLain JB-5 running a 1912 1 pipe system.
    Mad Dog_2
  • EBEBRATT-Ed
    EBEBRATT-Ed Member Posts: 15,530
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    Didn't square the flange holes with the wall.
    delcrossvCLambMad Dog_2
  • delcrossv
    delcrossv Member Posts: 742
    edited February 29
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    Didn't square the flange holes with the wall.

    Oops! :D Must be a plastic drain. With cast it's a straightforward fix even with poured joins. How would one do that with plastic? Cut it out with a router?
    Trying to squeeze the best out of a Weil-McLain JB-5 running a 1912 1 pipe system.
  • mattmia2
    mattmia2 Member Posts: 9,660
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    this very definitely looks like diy bathroom in a basement or basement bathroom done by people who didn't have any sort of license.
    delcrossvMad Dog_2
  • ethicalpaul
    ethicalpaul Member Posts: 5,702
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    It would be great if we could assume that anytime we saw something like this it was done by an unlicensed individual.
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  • STEAM DOCTOR
    STEAM DOCTOR Member Posts: 1,973
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    Easier to watch the bathtub filling, without straining your neck
    delcrossvmattmia2
  • Intplm.
    Intplm. Member Posts: 1,961
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    Its ok for some one who is a right hander.

    As for the lefties? Not so sure.

    If you know. You know? . :)
  • DJD775
    DJD775 Member Posts: 252
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    Licensed or not, who in their right mind thinks that's ok???
    Mad Dog_2
  • HVACNUT
    HVACNUT Member Posts: 5,841
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    Looks like loose Johnny bolts and a very forgiving wax seal.
  • MikeAmann
    MikeAmann Member Posts: 998
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    That is a special toilet for a guy with peyronie's disease.

    DJD775CLamb
  • Mad Dog_2
    Mad Dog_2 Member Posts: 6,947
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    This was done by a GC...one call does it all..PVC and Home Depot made everyone a plumber...Mad Dog ๐Ÿ•ย 
    DJD775mattmia2realliveplumberIntplm.
  • HomerJSmith
    HomerJSmith Member Posts: 2,440
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    It's probably not even bolted to the flange (floor). Of course, it could be covering up a cracked tile. Works for me.
  • ChrisJ
    ChrisJ Member Posts: 15,695
    edited March 1
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    Mad Dog_2 said:
    This was done by a GC...one call does it all..PVC and Home Depot made everyone a plumber...Mad Dog ๐Ÿ•ย 
    Damn Orangeburge, made everyone a plumber before it was cool.ย  :D


    @Mad Dog_2is this a job you're quoting to fix?ย ย 
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    Mad Dog_2
  • mattmia2
    mattmia2 Member Posts: 9,660
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    ChrisJ said:


    Mad Dog_2 said:

    This was done by a GC...one call does it all..PVC and Home Depot made everyone a plumber...Mad Dog ๐Ÿ•ย 

    Damn Orangeburge, made everyone a plumber before it was cool.ย  :D


    @Mad Dog_2is this a job you're quoting to fix?ย ย 

    mine was installed by a plumber. i have a copy of the permit from 1950
  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 16,526
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    Easy to clean behind the tank.ย 
    Retired and loving it.
    Mad Dog_2GGrossCLambLarry Weingarten
  • retiredguy
    retiredguy Member Posts: 905
    edited March 1
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    You could drill the floor and install threaded "shields" and use hanger bolts to hold the toilet. Thread the screw end into the "shield" and use a nut on the other end to hold the toilet. "Shazam", problem fixed. Ace Hardware sells them in a set of 2 in brass. See item #43037. I am sure that any hardware store or outlet sell similar items.
    MikeAmann
  • Mad Dog_2
    Mad Dog_2 Member Posts: 6,947
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    No. Matt Jr's Batchelor pad in Williamsburg Brooklyn. Believe or not, it's down good, good tile job & clean. Mad Dog ๐Ÿ•ย 
    GGross
  • Mad Dog_2
    Mad Dog_2 Member Posts: 6,947
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    You can also store, brooms, mops, New York Magazine & National Geographic behind that toilet!ย  Mad Dog ๐Ÿ•ย 
  • ChrisJ
    ChrisJ Member Posts: 15,695
    edited March 1
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    Mad Dog_2 said:

    You can also store, brooms, mops, New York Magazine & National Geographic behind that toilet!ย  Mad Dog ๐Ÿ•ย 

    You could store 10 years worth of McMaster Carr catalogs behind that toilet.....

    Or a spare TH400 / 4L80E.
    Single pipe quasi-vapor system. Typical operating pressure 0.14 - 0.43 oz. EcoSteam ES-20 Advanced Control for Residential Steam boilers. Rectorseal Steamaster water treatment
    GGrossMad Dog_2MikeAmann
  • KC_Jones
    KC_Jones Member Posts: 5,739
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    ChrisJ said:

    Mad Dog_2 said:

    You can also store, brooms, mops, New York Magazine & National Geographic behind that toilet!ย  Mad Dog ๐Ÿ•ย 

    You could store 10 years worth of McMaster Carr catalogs behind that toilet.....

    Or a spare TH400 / 4L80E.
    Considering what website this is.

    A steam radiator would be perfect back there.
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  • ChrisJ
    ChrisJ Member Posts: 15,695
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    KC_Jones said:

    ChrisJ said:

    Mad Dog_2 said:

    You can also store, brooms, mops, New York Magazine & National Geographic behind that toilet!ย  Mad Dog ๐Ÿ•ย 

    You could store 10 years worth of McMaster Carr catalogs behind that toilet.....

    Or a spare TH400 / 4L80E.
    Considering what website this is.

    A steam radiator would be perfect back there.
    Or a 3 section boiler....
    Single pipe quasi-vapor system. Typical operating pressure 0.14 - 0.43 oz. EcoSteam ES-20 Advanced Control for Residential Steam boilers. Rectorseal Steamaster water treatment
    Mad Dog_2SuperTech
  • MikeAmann
    MikeAmann Member Posts: 998
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    The water spinning CCW when flushed has managed to rotate the entire toilet.
    Is it true that the water spins in the other direction south of the equator?
    Mad Dog_2delcrossvCLambChicagoCooperator
  • Mad Dog_2
    Mad Dog_2 Member Posts: 6,947
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    A small beer ๐Ÿบ fridge
  • Intplm.
    Intplm. Member Posts: 1,961
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    Butt for the left handed folks its much worse then for the righties. Look at the pic again. :o
  • Mad Dog_2
    Mad Dog_2 Member Posts: 6,947
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    You just gotta practice the "reach around." HA ha ๐Ÿ˜‚ ๐Ÿคฃ ๐Ÿ˜† ๐Ÿ˜„ Mad Dog ๐Ÿ•ย 
  • ChrisJ
    ChrisJ Member Posts: 15,695
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    Mad Dog_2 said:

    You just gotta practice the "reach around." HA ha ๐Ÿ˜‚ ๐Ÿคฃ ๐Ÿ˜† ๐Ÿ˜„ Mad Dog ๐Ÿ•ย 

    If it's all the same to you I'd rather not.

    Single pipe quasi-vapor system. Typical operating pressure 0.14 - 0.43 oz. EcoSteam ES-20 Advanced Control for Residential Steam boilers. Rectorseal Steamaster water treatment
    Mad Dog_2GGross
  • ChicagoCooperator
    ChicagoCooperator Member Posts: 355
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    I just pulled one of my vintage toilets (flushmetered) and it had four bolts into the floor - two into the flange and two long post screws into the concrete floor. The other toilet only had two at the flange - I'm assuming they are both original to the late 20's, but maybe it was replaced in one of the weird renovations that were - somewhat badly - done over the years.
  • mattmia2
    mattmia2 Member Posts: 9,660
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    @ChicagoCooperator usually there is a date stamped in the porcelain somewhere inside/underneath. I think the 4 bolt was common through the 50's or so, first all 4 bolts in the floor just holding it over the flange and later with 2 studs in the flange.
  • Intplm.
    Intplm. Member Posts: 1,961
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    Mad Dog_2 said:

    You just gotta practice the "reach around." HA ha ๐Ÿ˜‚ ๐Ÿคฃ ๐Ÿ˜† ๐Ÿ˜„ Mad Dog ๐Ÿ•ย 

    Or be ambidextrous. :D