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Old 12-13-15, 11:11 PM   #11
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As we keep our house relatively cool, then even though we bump up the temperature when expecting guests, our friends know to dress warm. One day we had them over and were discussing energy conservation when one of the ladies came out the toilet, complaining: "Even their toilet seat is cold!"

I agree with NiHaoMike - unless you have a lot of people using this one toilet seat, or you spend hours at time on it, then keeping it on 24/7 makes it a space heater. Even turning it on 10-20 minutes before use is a waste, in my case at least, because I sit for longer than 1-2 minutes only when sorting extreme digestive problems. Toilet seats may be cold at first contact, but they warm up relatively fast when you press warm skin on them.

Oil Pan - Please don't take this post as an attack on your seat. In your case it works for you and I appreciate the info you have provided

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Old 12-14-15, 09:45 PM   #12
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Seems like a lot of cost for a little comfort to me also. Thought the solid seat that that stood guard in our outhouse at our cabin thru -20 winters was agreeable no comfort of joy the new foam filled seat that we now swap out seasonally has never taken more than the count of three to reach rear end temp. Longevity and quality of the flexible plastic covering is lacking, the $10 cost I really can't expect much(about three winters). Next one I will shop for a deluxe model if there is one. The low tech has proved itself to my family. Wouldn't mind heated TP and wipes thought.
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Old 01-11-16, 09:31 AM   #13
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They need to make it run on 'methane'!! But then no one would flush and you'd have to deal with the order. I guess it comes down to smell or warmth!

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A friend of mine, or rather his wife just got a Toto 350e.


I'll post a user's report after they've put a few miles on the thing.

In the meantime, here's an interesting article in Slate magazine about this rig.

Finally some real-time user feedback:




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I have seen those when I lived in japan.
My wife is not ready for one so I didn't try to push the issue.
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Old 01-12-16, 12:25 PM   #16
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The hand-carved styrofoam seat is popular in northern outhouses. Standard 2-lb insulation foam works well.
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My wife saw a funny bidet ad video on Facebook and got me to watch it..
Then I saw that 1st time video(above) today and found it extra funny.
I also got interested in getting a bidet..
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01INP9O7S
I didn't know you could get an add-on bidet so cheap. Under $50..

Not sure I would like the cold water, but according to the reviews, it's not a problem.
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Have one of the cheap ones and love it. The cold water isn't an issue. You get used to it. I can tell you I now hate using a toilet without a bidet. I think I paid $35 from Woot on one of their sales.
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It took about 20 minutes to install.. And we also found cold water isn't an issue..

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