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Fiber glass tank

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When we moved to our actual house there was a bathroom whose WC tank was all mended. Recently I decided to change the tank but the WC model was too old to find a replacement and to put a new WC was so expensive without including the tile work reposition to match with the new one. I disassembled the WC and brought the tank to a autobody repair shop who work with fiber glass resin.
Using the broken pieces as models they made a new tank and a new cover. My wife completed the job with her sewing skills.
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That looks like a ladies only model Alexis. Beautiful job on the covers.
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Great Family job!
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You are right, Charles.

That was my daugther´s room when she was single. Now, it will be for Sabrina.

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I find this totally amazing . If I brought my toilet tank to a local body shop it would be at bare minimum of $1000 to make a reproduction from fibreglass . Be much cheaper to spend 50 bucks on a completely new toilet .

If you think I'm exaggerating , about 10 yeas ago we lowered some strand and it touched a cars roof leaving a 1" long scratch . That was a $500 bill

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You've used your skills the right way...
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Great result, Alexis.
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