Toilet handle

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Location: Danbury Conn.

Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:59 pm

Just had our toilet completely rebuilt. It was made in 1979. No where can I or the plumber find a handle for a ROUND hole opening in the tank. I had the brilliant idea to use my dremel and turn the square fitter into round. (On the new handle) But its not working. Any help? The handle just wont stay in the correct position.

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Tue Nov 21, 2017 7:14 pm

First I wouldn't mess with a toilet that is almost 40, new toilets are around $100. If you are a true antique collector you could try to find and old school full service hardware store that may have "new old stock".

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