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Arnold
Re: water level in tolet
Arnold
johnjh2o wrote:

The water level in the bowl cannot be raised. Think of a toilet as a trap. The water in the bowl is the same as the water in the bowl of a trap. You can only fill the trap until the water reaches the height of the opening on the discharge side.

Tell you what I'll do John, since I've purchased the fast fill assembly from my local Home Depot already (see the non-link above:rolleyes:), when I get a round toit and replace the current valve, I'll post how it works. Then we'll see if what you believe from your experience is true or Rich is correct. Maybe his cool magnetic reading glasses weren't working properly during that episode? :);):cool: The valve was only $6.87+tax. :eek:

johnjh2o
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johnjh2o
OldGuy wrote:

Tell you what I'll do John, since I've purchased the fast fill assembly from my local Home Depot already (see the non-link above:rolleyes:), when I get a round toit and replace the current valve, I'll post how it works. Then we'll see if what you believe from your experience is true or Rich is correct. Maybe his cool magnetic reading glasses weren't working properly during that episode? :);):cool: The valve was only $6.87+tax. :eek:

Why not post a picture of the mobile home style closet flange. That's one I would like to see.

dj1
Re: water level in tolet
dj1

"Mobil Home Toilet Flange" is just like a regular flange. There are dozens of flanges out there, you need to find the one that's right for your situation.

In the repair described previously by CHIEF, the plumber may have installed an incorrect flange.

Retroloco-LJ
Re: water level in tolet
Retroloco-LJ

Is the fixture made for efficiency? Newer model homes can sometimes be made with "greener" fixtures that use less water/energy etc. Before messing with your plumbing I would check to see that this isn't the case with your toilet.

Arnold
Re: water level in toilet
Arnold
johnjh2o wrote:

The water level in the bowl cannot be raised. Think of a toilet as a trap. The water in the bowl is the same as the water in the bowl of a trap. You can only fill the trap until the water reaches the height of the opening on the discharge side.

Don't want it said that I won't admit when I'm wrong. And, you are right. Simple test; pour water into bowl s l o w l y level doesn't change. Maybe Rich explained it more fully to the home owner, but some of it got edited out due to time limit for the video. Good part? Home Depot took the unused flow adjusting fill valve back with full refund.
Cheers!

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