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Old 02-28-2012, 06:16 PM   #1
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Vintage toilet repair. I hope.


I'm trying to replace the guts in a vintage toilet that resembles the one pictured here.


The supply tube is about 5' tall and seems to be made of chrome plated metal. The top of it extends slightly into the tank, so when I inserted the ball cock assembly onto this and put everything back together, of course it leaked, apparently from the top of that tube.

How do I fix this? Any suggestions appreciated.

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Old 02-28-2012, 06:40 PM   #2
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I'm trying to replace the guts in a vintage toilet...
Any suggestions appreciated.
I'd start by finding a vintage plumber.

Seriously. We had an old guy where I once worked that collected old toilets.
It thrilled him to no end to help keeping the old stuff working.
I bet there are a few of them around your town too. Find him.

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Old 02-28-2012, 06:46 PM   #3
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In a wilderness town of 3,000, I doubt it. I've never heard of one, and in a town this small I'm sure I would have. Wish I did.
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I'm trying to replace the guts in a vintage toilet that resembles the one pictured here.


The supply tube is about 5' tall and seems to be made of chrome plated metal. The top of it extends slightly into the tank, so when I inserted the ball cock assembly onto this and put everything back together, of course it leaked, apparently from the top of that tube.

How do I fix this? Any suggestions appreciated.
I thing the supply tube can be cut down to accept new ball cock assy...it should be compression hook up...let me know..ben
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