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Old 01-06-2010, 02:41 AM   #1
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Yes, the inventor of the toilet would be proud if he witnessed the flushing performance of the American Standard Cadet 3 toilet bowl (pictured here).

I have no investments in this product what-so-ever. We've had flushing issues since we bought our new home 2 plus years ago. I've tried all conceivable methods to avoid the toilets from backing up and overflowing without any success.

So...we broke down, called a plumber and by his recommendation we purchased two American Standard Cadet 3 toilets. And they flush like a dream. They're quiet and efficient. Even the largest of dueces with handfulls of toilet paper drop like an anvil, quiet and effortlessly.

If anyone out there is comparing new toilet bowls, this is the one to look for. And as I said, I have nothing to gain by sharing or promoting this manufacturer or model. I just wanted to pass along a good recommendation.

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Old 01-06-2010, 05:12 AM   #2
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I put in a lot of American Standard Cadet 3 toilets.

However, I recommended this toilet along with a Champion 4 and the customer opted for the Champion 4 toilet.

I'll post pictures tomorrow of the install.



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Old 01-10-2010, 11:38 AM   #3
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Hey Dunby, How's life?

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Old 01-10-2010, 02:21 PM   #4
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Not sure they still have it, but Home depot used to have all the specs on the toilets they sold. This included the size of the discharge hole. When you think about the difference between 1-1/2" and 2-3/8" (which were two of the measurements listed for different brands) this should tell you that the larger opening will allow for "bigger" items to pass through.

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You have probably all seen the golf ball test, where they dump a couple dozen golf balls on the bowl and flush. We set up 4 different toilets. A Kohler Wellworth, an AM Std Cadet, a Toto and of all things a 45 dollar toilet in a bag from HD. Care to guess which crapper flushed the most golf balls every time.......... You got it, the toilet in a bag. Go figure.

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My thoughts are "If you are considering buying a toilet that will flush 16 golf balls, you may need a doctor more than a new toilet".

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Hey Dunby, How's life?

Like a kid getting his first bike for christmas, all to forget to tighten the front axle, first wheelie and face plant the sidewalk, requiring months of surgeries and healing.


Other than that, I'm like a new shoe on a foot in New York City!
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Old 01-11-2010, 10:13 AM   #8
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nothing ever really changes, does it?

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Old 01-11-2010, 09:23 PM   #9
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But what's the reason flushing golfballs? If you wont throw them in the dustbin, try to sell them to some golfer?

Ok, I get the message. Seems anyway like a funny way to compare toilets. Hope the one ****s like golfballs get some treatment. Or dried plums.

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Old 02-26-2010, 10:11 AM   #10
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My thoughts are "If you are considering buying a toilet that will flush 16 golf balls, you may need a doctor more than a new toilet".
HAHA that's BRILLIANT

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