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Old 02-16-2009, 09:32 AM   #1
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I was checking out another plumbing supplier a few months back getting some prices. The lady and I got to talking about different things such as quality, prices, ease of installation, parts availability, etc. We got to talking about toilets and I mentioned the "Big John" and it's cost. ($1400) She replied by telling me that, that was nothing. She showed me a brochure of a Toto toilet that has built in bidet with digital controls. Soft close seat, heater and all the bells and whistles. Guess how much? I figured around $2500-3500. Man was I shocked when she told me it was 6 grand! I mean jeeze. No, I really mean WTF! 6 grand just to take a dump! Now that's crazy.
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Old 02-16-2009, 10:38 AM   #2
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I was checking out another plumbing supplier a few months back getting some prices. The lady and I got to talking about different things such as quality, prices, ease of installation, parts availability, etc. We got to talking about toilets and I mentioned the "Big John" and it's cost. ($1400) She replied by telling me that, that was nothing. She showed me a brochure of a Toto toilet that has built in bidet with digital controls. Soft close seat, heater and all the bells and whistles. Guess how much? I figured around $2500-3500. Man was I shocked when she told me it was 6 grand! I mean jeeze. No, I really mean WTF! 6 grand just to take a dump! Now that's crazy.

I have installed a TOTO toile SEAT that cost me $1400. Just the seat...

http://www.totousa.com/Default.aspx?tabid=112

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$6,000.00 isn't surprising, this one will set you back $11,000.00.

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Old 02-16-2009, 05:12 PM   #5
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I'd just as soon buy some new tools and keep pooin' in the portajohn.
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The best I've dealt with was a $4500 Toto. I guess my client was a bargain hunter...
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I have installed a TOTO toile SEAT that cost me $1400. Just the seat...

http://www.totousa.com/Default.aspx?tabid=112
My current customer had us install one and we have one more to install in the second bathroom.

I have actually installed them before this job. The seat is also heated and comes with a remote controll.
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Who am I to tell someone how to spend their money.But man that is a little over the top.

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