Attaching toilet seat bumper

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Old 03-28-17, 05:16 PM
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Attaching toilet seat bumper

Our toilet seat's support bumpers fell off. Replacements I bought from Home Depot came with double-sided tapes and soon fell off. What's the best cement or glue for attaching the bumpers (plastic, slightly waxy and rubbery feel) and the toilet seat (old-fashioned type, wood with hard white enamel<?>) ?
 
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Old 03-28-17, 05:49 PM
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Can you countersink a screw inside the bumper so that it's more permanent ?

Or find what might be called double tipped "hidden" screws ?
 
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Although you will have to buy a whole tube (and maybe a caulking gun) Liquid nails Fuze-it adhesive is very good and gluing dissimilar materials.
 
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Old 03-29-17, 04:05 AM
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Here is something that might help
This to That (Glue Advice)
 
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I'm assuming you spent several dollars for replacement bumpers. Then you'll be looking for adhesive that costs at least several dollars. My local big box home center has seats starting at $13. You could consider buying a new seat.
 
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Replacing the seat is impractical--maybe impossible. The attachment posts are more widely spaced than standard, and the seat is very long. It took me ages to find a replacement a few years ago, and even then I had to get a white one for this yellow toilet.

But if anyone knows where I could get a yellow one...
 
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