What's best for a 10 inch rough in

Discussion in 'Toilet Forum discussions' started by vman, Feb 8, 2008.

  1. vman

    vman New Member

    Jan 6, 2008
    Wanted a Drake or utlramax, unfortunately I only have a 10 inch rough in. What's the word on the best option (toilet) for a 10 inch rough in?
  2. Terry

    Terry Administrator Staff Member

    Aug 17, 2004
    Bothell, Washington
    If you want to stick with Toto,
    The Vespin with 10" Unifit
    Or Carlyle with 10" Unift.

    The Drake and the Ultramax will work with a 11-1/4" rough.

    TOTO now has a 10" dual flush at the factory.
    I'm bringing some here for the Seattle area.


    Toto Vespin II CST474CEFG with SS114 Softclose seat.
    This bowl was installed on a 13-1/2" rough-in using the 14" Unifit adapter.
    The water shutoff can be as close as 5-1/2" to the left of center, unless it's higher off the floor, and then it can be even closer to center.
    This shutoff had been replaced with a new 1/4 turn valve with brass nipple through the wall.
    Installation was by James Love of Love Plumbing & Remodel 206-949-5683
    In some of the older Seattle homes, the old toilets had been wall mounted tank toilets.
    Those typically are 14" rough-in and need a flange repair to use standard closet bolt connections at the flange.
    Everything is on the truck for that.
    The Vespin comes with a standard 12" adapter or you can order a 10" or 14" adapter depending on your rough-in distance. ​
    Last edited: May 30, 2014
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  4. Homeowner George

    Homeowner George New Member

    Feb 19, 2008
    10" RO Toilet

    We are rebuilding out house from the 1st floor up and we were just informed by the contractor that he used a 10" RO pipe for the toilet in one of the bathrooms because there was a beam in the way. We would like to use one of the more traditional/victorian looking toilets but can't find one in a 10". Do you have any recomendations? It seems like some of the info online reports people have some problems with the 10" pipe clogging. Should I go back to the contractor and find da way to change the pipe? Any advice is greatly appreciated
  5. jadnashua

    jadnashua Retired Defense Industry Engineer xxx

    Sep 2, 2004
    Retired Systems engineer for defense industry.
    New England
    I think this is the closest that Toto makes in a 10" rough-in http://totousa.com/productpage.asp?PID=494. Because the selection is more limited, some of the best choices may not be available, so unless you know what's out there and what works, you might be stuck with a less than ideal choice. With the Totos and the Uni-Fit adapter, it is exactly the same toilet when used on a 10, 12, or 14" rough-in...the rough-in is used to move it where it needs to be. Not all Totos use this adapter, and it is unique to them.
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