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Air assisted toilets... Yikes

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by bocaboca, Sep 19, 2012.

  1. bocaboca

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    I just used an air assisted toilet, for the first time without knowing about it beforehand. All I can say is, it scared the livin day lights out of me. My buddy installed them in all his bathrooms. They seem like a good idea. Anyone else have them in their house?

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  2. Highspeedlane

    Highspeedlane NRA Life Member

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    I have one (Kohler) in one of my bathrooms. Reason being, the waste line is the old 4 inch cast iron and it makes 3 ninety degree turns before heading out of the house.

    Prior to using it, the clogs were constant. This eliminates that issue. The downside is they are more costly to purchase and don't last as long between break downs as a conventional toilet.
     

  3. G19Tony

    G19Tony Sneet CLM

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    I've had two of them for years.

    Nothing. Stays. In.

    My XGF jumped out of her skin every time. :rofl:
     
  4. Scott3670

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    Holy crap (ok, so I couldn't resist that one), I've never heard of these. I may have to do some more research on these.
     
  5. Berto

    Berto woo woo

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    I used to worry they would suck my colon out when I was a kid.
     
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    Is that something like a submarine toilet where you have to turn the valves and watch the manometer dials?
     
  7. cgwahl

    cgwahl Sheriffs a near

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    Good thing you were already on a toilet. :toilet:
     
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    My parents purchased one ten years or so ago because someone in the house had such solid waste we kept a box of popsicle sticks next to it. With the Turbo flush that issue is no more. Make sure your not sitting down hen you flush though.
     
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    I rented a place that had one while in Spain....was great fun to see what made more noise...the toilet or me after a big meal of beans!!:supergrin:
     
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    We just remodeled one of the bathrooms and thought of getting one but most of them are way too loud.
     
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    If you hold on tight enough and time it right, you don't need an air assist unit.
     
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    Damn. I had a colonoscopy today.

    I sure coulda used one of those yesterday...
     
  14. Rotn1

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    We had one installed about 14 years ago. It had, let me say, a little blowback or splash back. The contractor was quickly called to replace with a traditional model.
    I am sure "technology" has improved since then.
     
  15. JJohnson

    JJohnson Call me Jeff

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    I've had a few in my house for 10 years or so. Not a single clog or problem.
     
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    I had a customer with one in his business. After a long drive I would often use it, but dang, I could never remember what to expect. It gets your attention.
     
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    There is one on the Subase in Pt. Loma which is slightly over pressurized. This results in a nice cool spritz where you least expect it.

    The girlish giggles of delight coming from our undersea warriors are disturbing to say the least.:supergrin: