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  1. townfanjon

    townfanjon Trusted Plumber GSR

    EB42167A-E74A-4526-B3A7-543C122CC985.jpeg .

    Got caught out with this job today . No isolation valve , stoptap wouldnt shut off, had to take cistern off a 40 ish year old pan and replace syphon , easy job eh .
    Battled and put a Dudley on, new fill valve , handle etc etc.
    But the bleeding thing will not flush properly , its obviously a syphonic and doesnt like the new syphon .
    In the bottom of the old syphon is the “thing “ in the picture , its nact , covers a hole in the pan where the water enters .
    Never seen one before , can I block it up ? , any ideas how to get it working , or am I flogging a dead orse ?

    As usual , thanks in advance
     
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  2. ShaunCorbs

    ShaunCorbs S. Mod Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

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  3. rpm

    rpm Trusted Plumber

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  4. townfanjon

    townfanjon Trusted Plumber GSR

    Lol , ace !!

    Have you any what it does and why it should alter it flushing ?
     
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    ShaunCorbs S. Mod Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

     
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  6. rpm

    rpm Trusted Plumber

    Have a Google, once found a very good article about them for a customer after local handyman did what you did then blamed the sani for not sucking the waste away! :mad::mad::mad:
     
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  7. rpm

    rpm Trusted Plumber

    You remember the article on the Alladin easy fit iso valve?
    I brought one, found it a little pricey, bulky and heavy but it got me out a jam once.
     
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  8. townfanjon

    townfanjon Trusted Plumber GSR

    How I have never come up against one of these absolutely baffles me
     
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  9. ShaunCorbs

    ShaunCorbs S. Mod Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    I've only seen one, in easy terms great for massive shits / loads much better than today's toilets
     
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  10. rpm

    rpm Trusted Plumber

    If you mean the toilet, you can tell by looking at the pan side on. Brilliant idea and great flush as you will see in time, generally last for donkeys of years without fault.
    How old are you in Donkey years? ;)
     
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  11. townfanjon

    townfanjon Trusted Plumber GSR

    Lol , bleeding old git status , I have seen loads of syphonics just not the aspirators.
     
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  12. ShaunCorbs

    ShaunCorbs S. Mod Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    Grand master donkey :D
     
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  13. townfanjon

    townfanjon Trusted Plumber GSR

    Wish I was hung like one
     
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  14. rpm

    rpm Trusted Plumber

    So does your missus!
    (You left the door wide open mate).
     
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  15. ShaunCorbs

    ShaunCorbs S. Mod Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    :D dirty dirty jon
     
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