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Hello,

I am looking for a little advice with a toilet plumbing problem. My toilet is an old Armitage Shanks system and was manufactured to imperial standards. As such I struggle to find replacement parts because almost everything is in metric.

Case in point.

I am trying to find a replacement flush pipe. My current (leaking) pipe is 2 inches at both ends, but when I try to find a replacement I just get (a) metric measurements and (2) just about everyone offering flush pipes supply one size at one end and a lower size at the other (for example 50mm down to 40mm).

So I am looking for a 2inch (at both ends) flush pipe and cant find one anywhere.

What do you do when trying to find a replacement part to something that was originally imperial?


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I know this sounds obvious but have you tried typing “imperial flush pipe” into google and see what it throws up?

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Hi and Thanks for the suggestion.

I have tried;

Flush Pipe
Imperial flush pipe
armitage shanks flush pipe

... and on .... and on ....


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Vintage plumbing supplies?

https://brokenbog.com/


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Surely it would cost no more than £100 - £150 to replace with new? Complete bog-in-box can be had from diy sheds & plumbers merchants, easy to fit with only a little knowledge & effort.


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