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Old 01-27-2013, 07:21 PM   #1
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tankless or thin tank toilets

Does anyone know of a toilet that has a thinner tank than standard? The one I have is about 27" from front to back and I'd like to get a thinner one for a new construction bathroom where space is an issue.

It's ok if it's wide, it's really the front to back that's the concern.


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If it's new constrution there's codes for the clearance around the toilet.
Look into a round bowl toilet, not an elongated.


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The sides are no problem, plenty of room there, I just think it'll work better if it didn't stick into the changing area as much. I see the round ones are about 28" vs 31" I was really hoping for something that would reduce the size of the tank and set things back a few inches.

I just saw this 1 piece setup at about 20" ... that would save about 7" from where my other one is. http://www.biobidet.com/size-shape.htm

Oops, that's not the end to end measurement.

Here's another option that might work: http://www.buyplumbingsupply.com/Car...ilet-Tank.html

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Old 01-28-2013, 09:30 PM   #4
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Keep in mind that repair kits for those 1 piece lowboy toilets are usually more than a brand new american standard cadet 3 toilet.

If that's what it has to be to make your bathroom work, so be it. Fair warning.
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Old 01-29-2013, 12:18 PM   #5
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Yea, I'm noticing a HUGE price difference in toilets!

I did find a corner bowl that might work better and IKEA has some small space sink solutions (they put the faucet on the side).

Mainly I just want more dressing room for people of larger size.
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