Old 05-31-03, 10:05 AM
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I have a daughter that has and old home which has the original high tank toilet. The tank is made of Oak with a metal liner. The tank is starting to leak, must have small pin holes in the liner. Any ideas on how to repair it. I don't want to just put in a new modern toilet since the rest of home has many of the same original lamps and such.
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Old 05-31-03, 10:20 AM
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Are you certain that it's the metal tank liner itself, and not a gasket or washer?
What is the metal? Copper? Galvanized steel?
Have you tried to remove the liner? Perhaps you can get it repaired, or have another made at a metal shop.
Carefully take it all apart and go from there.
Good Luck!
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