Where to find shower part or identify manufacturer

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Old 08-20-12, 07:18 PM
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Where to find shower part or identify manufacturer

Hi all,

Unfortunately i own this shower, below and the linkage on the roller is broken. I can't find a replacement part anywhere. Does anyone know where i can get them from or who the manufacturer of this shower is so i can contact them directly? I don't have enough cash to blow on a new shower install. Any help is appreciated. Thanks in advance.



 
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Old 08-22-12, 11:28 AM
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That would be tough to find. Any name on the shower base? ( Probably not) And I am not sure if there are names on the doors.

But there should be a code on that plastic piece.... You may luck out looking the # up.
 
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Old 08-24-12, 08:33 PM
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Thanks for the advice, but there is no number on the plastic piece. Looks like i might be buying a new shower soon
 
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Old 08-24-12, 10:00 PM
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Tell you what.

Tell me the yr of the toilet by looking in the lid/tank if you can. Tell me or show me the way those doors open and I may be able to find something.

Looks like a American standard toilet to me...? I could be wrong but the lid looks like it. I would say early 1990's?

Also lets see in the base.

Look like this? Meaning the floor design. I can tell sometimes by the floor style.

 
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Old 08-25-12, 08:20 AM
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Here is the info with images:

The toilet is an american standard and is stamped "83"
http://i.imgur.com/fFl1U.jpg

Base of shower img 1:
http://i.imgur.com/io9VJ.jpg

Base of shower img 2:
http://i.imgur.com/BSJeK.jpg

The shower door closes using a magnetic strip on each side that runs from the top to the bottom of the door.

I previously emailed the images to American Standard, and they said they don't make make rounded bases like mine.

Thanks for the help.
 
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Old 08-25-12, 08:28 AM
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Here are a few more pics:

Inside the tub:
imgur: the simple image sharer

How the doors close from the top:
imgur: the simple image sharer

How the bottom of the doors attach:
imgur: the simple image sharer

Thanks again.
 
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Old 08-25-12, 08:44 AM
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Doing a quick search i found the palermo but I believe its different hardware from what you show.

These doors are $500 and only come in chrome. Now they may have changed thier design and it could be one of their doors from 1983. You would need to call. Polished brass was big in the 1980's but most manufacturers stopped offering that finish.

http://www.fleurco.com/img/installat...llation_66.pdf


Here is their contact info.

http://www.fleurco.com/img/pdf/83.pdf

I will continue to poke around.
 
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Old 08-25-12, 08:56 AM
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Thank you very much! that door looks identical except for the hardware. I'm going to email them now. I'll let you know what they say.
 
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Old 08-25-12, 09:06 AM
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OK yes keep us posted. I am sure there are many shower doors out there like yours. It would help others if we found an answer.

Also you would need to think in terms of 1983. Where would someone buy these doors?

Plumbing supply house would be my #1 choice.
The other stores I remember at the time, and may have been local to NJ were "Two Guys home center" , "Rickels home center" and "Channel".
 
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Old 08-29-12, 07:09 PM
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well, this is the response i got from Fluerco:

Hello,

After looking at the pictures you have sent I can assure you this is not a Fleurco model

I have never seen rollers like this before.

Thank you

Best Regards

Fabian
I can't remember very many stores from back then, i'm in Florida. I know there used to be a Scotty's, and I'm not sure if Home depot was around back then. Other than that i have no clue.

Thanks again for the help.
 
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Old 08-29-12, 08:35 PM
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Hmmm... Well don't know what your plans are, but I will poke around some more when I have time.

Sorry I could not help.
 
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I think i'm going to try and take a piece of hardware off the bottom of the door and put it on the top so it at least stays up. Thanks for all your help.
 
 

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