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Old 02-07-2013, 08:11 AM   #16
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Handle on Toilet MUST be held down throughout flush


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Yeah, except that this one really works... and well. The weight of the water in the attached cup keeps the flapper wide open till after every last drop of water has left the tank. By that time, water dribbling out of a tiny hole in the bottom of the cup allows the cup to finally empty, thus removing the offsetting weight, and the flapper snaps shut.

Really pretty ingenious. And super simple... no moving parts except the regular flapper hinge.
Found your reply in some old posts, but the picture of your solution won't come up. I would really like to see your solution. Is there some way you can send the picture to danellis1701@verizon.net?

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Old 11-04-2013, 10:27 PM   #17
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Fluidmaster 555c Flusher Fixer Kit (google it) I believe is what you are looking for ^^ based on the expired URL that was posted.
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Install a regular non-water saver flapper with the little rubber "ears" hooked onto the L-shaped brackets at the bottom of the overflow pipe in the middle of the tank instead of with the round rubber ring on the flapper (cut that out with scissors)...works better that way.
Shorten the cahin to where it just allows the flapper to close completely.
Should solve the problem.
Good luck!
Mike

Amazing. Built a half-bath out of a section of a room we weren't using...ran new plumbing, installed everything myself. Everyone in house has been complaining about having to hold the flush lever on the toilet to complete a flush...this fixed it.

Snip snip. Thanks!
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Old 10-28-2014, 06:49 PM   #19
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Might try shortening the connection from that handle to the flapper. Your flush action may not be lifting the flapper up fully.

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