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Old 02-05-2007, 11:25 AM   #1
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'64-65 toilet replacements...

I'd like to get a thread going here to see what others have done when replacing their original under-mount toilets in the 64/65 models...

There has to be some really creative ideas out there for adapting newer toilets so that I don't have to 'reinvent the wheel' on this one...
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Old 02-05-2007, 12:11 PM   #2
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I too am interested in this one. Are there such things as elongated bowl RV toilets?
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Old 02-05-2007, 01:24 PM   #3
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just for grins...this is where I'm starting from...

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Count me in also...

I'd like to find a modern toilet with a vintage look...
like this old Townsend...

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Does anyone make something like this?
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Old 02-05-2007, 01:35 PM   #5
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just for grins...this is where I'm starting from...
I can't even grin when I look at what I'm starting with...
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cheap and ugly.
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Old 02-05-2007, 01:38 PM   #6
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that green is suprisingly stylish though....and at least is looks clean?
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Old 02-05-2007, 01:48 PM   #7
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....and at least is looks clean?
That's because the rat (four legged kind) that used to live in the trailer, went everywhere else but the toilet.
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Old 02-05-2007, 03:15 PM   #8
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Can I ansewer my own question?...

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I'd like to find a modern toilet with a vintage look...
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Does anyone make something like this?
After searching around I came up with this...

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SeaLand Traveler Lite 110 @ Traveler Lite, about $145.00
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I've got a Sealand (Mansfield) Traveler 510. The P.O. had "installed" it with a "custom" cut board to raise the height to meet the bench height. I correctly installed it using a riser. It required trimming the bench slightly to let the bowl thru, but seems to fit just right.

The Traveler Lite has also been recommended by many other forum members here.
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Old 02-05-2007, 04:25 PM   #10
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I cut the bench off (broke it taking it out, and once I'd seen the underside of the bench rim decided there was no way I was using something as hard to keep clean as that) and will use a standard toilet, probably a Sealand Traveler, when I replace it. The bench looks like a good idea - hey, hide the toilet, kind of nice - but hygiene-wise it seems like a nightmare.

To re-trim the bathtub, I plan on replacing the whole lower front panel in a continous section going around the bath and under where the sink goes, so hopefully it'll look like it was designed that way, rather than being cut up. If I could figure a way to build something that would cover the toilet while being easily removable, I'd do it, but I don't have any ideas offhand.
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Old 02-06-2007, 11:16 PM   #11
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Patch piece needed

Does anyone have a piece of the toilet bench they removed left over?

I need a flat piece about 8"x4" to patch a hole PO made in my 64.

Thanks, Safari64
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Old 02-07-2007, 02:56 PM   #12
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you could make an easy patch by wetting a piece of glass cloth with resin, over wax paper....on something flat?

once it dries, just glass it into the cut out area.
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Old 02-07-2007, 04:22 PM   #13
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Thanks Doug,
That's what I'll do if I can't find a piece. I was hoping to get a piece of an old 64 bench, mostly for color matching.
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Old 02-07-2007, 07:58 PM   #14
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Were they all the same colour? Mine is a sort of horrible green. Not avocado (I'd prefer that) but a little lighter. But others I've seen looked beige or tan.
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