About eight years ago I replaced a typical "cheapo" toilet with the Champion. Wow! What a difference. In eight years of use, it never clogged and it never needed a plunger. But eight years of scrubbing the bowl with abrasive cleansers (to remove hard water mineral deposits) polished away the porcelain. Rather than try to refinish it, I made the decision to replace it.
I was a bit concerned that the new model (this one here) wouldn't flush as well as the old one because it only uses 1.28 gallons per flush. I'm happy to say that it flushes just as well as the old one did. Installation was straight forward, and the toilet came with everything needed, including a new wax ring.
The only thing I don't like about this toilet is the seat. It's elevated (taller) and more curved in the back than it is in the front. Not only is it less comfortable than a regular toilet seat, but the design causes you to sit more forward than you normally would. This defeats the reason for purchasing a toilet with an elongated bowl (If you have male parts, you understand).
However, the problem with the seat can be easily solved by replacing it with American Standard part number 5280.016.020 (I ordered mine at Amazon). This seat is shaped like a regular toilet seat, and it allows you to sit where you're supposed to. It's more comfortable too, and it only costs about twenty-five bucks.
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