Model # K-17493-BN

Internet #202558466

KOHLER Flipside 4-spray Multifunction 2.5 GPM Multifunction Handshower in Vibrant Brushed Nickel


Flipside 4-spray Multifunction 2.5 GPM Multifunction Handshower in Vibrant Brushed Nickel

$11700 /each

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Vibrant Brushed Nickel
  • Oil-Rubbed Bronze
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  • Vibrant Brushed Nickel
  • Vibrant Polished Nickel
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Product Overview

With a fun, innovative design and four different spray types, Flipside delivers a unique and indulgent showering experience. This Flipside multifunction handshower features an elegant, versatile style and advanced ergonomics for easy operation. By flipping the sprayhead on its axis, you can seamlessly switch between four distinct spray types: an enveloping coverage spray, a dense and soft spray, an exhilarating circular spray, or a targeted massage spray.

  • Due to WaterSense regulations in the state of New York, please confirm your shipping zip code is not restricted from use of items which do not meet WaterSense qualifications
  • With innovative flipstream technology, the flipside handshower dedicates a single sprayhead surface to each of the four unique sprays
  • Changing sprays is as easy as turning the head on its axis
  • Ergonomic design is easy to use, even with soapy hands
  • 1-setting delivers full-coverage spray for everyday showering
  • Second setting releases a dense, luxurious downpour of water
  • Third delivers a soothing, circular water pattern
  • 4-setting offers a targeted massage to ease away aches and pains
  • 2.5 GPM (gallons per minute) flow rate
  • Requires K-8593 or K-9514 shower hose (sold separately)
  • KOHLER finishes resist corrosion and tarnishing
  • Bracket or slidebar required for wall-mount installation
  • Deck-mount holder required for deck-mount installation

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Assembled Depth (in.)
5.375 in
Assembled Height (in.)
10.75 in
Assembled Width (in.)
5.375 in
Connection size (in.)
1/2 In.
Hose length (in.)
Showerhead face diameter (in.)


Color Family
Vibrant Brushed Nickel
Faucet Type
Bath Faucet
No Additional Features
Flow rate (gallons per minute)
Included Components
Hand Shower
Number of Spray Settings
Spray Pattern

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
No Certifications or Listings
Manufacturer Warranty
Lifetime Limited Warranty

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Customer Questions & Answers

Does the Flipside hand held shower head and hose come with a slide bar?

Asked by: showershopper
No, this does not come with a slide bar.
Answered by: CommunityAnswer
Date published: 2016-04-15

My flipside handheld that was purchased as a bundle with hose & holder had the holder portion break. How do I replace ?

Asked by: Jen
Jen, my name is Jessica with Kohler Customer Service. We are sorry to hear about the issue you are having with your Kohler handshower. We design our products with customers like you in mind. We would like to speak with you further so we can help provide a resolution. Please call our Customer Care Center at 1-800-4KOHLER (1-800-456-4537). Thank you for choosing KOHLER.
Answered by: Kohler Product Expert
Date published: 2017-08-16

Is the connection metal or plastic?

Is the connection metal or plastic?
Asked by: LC
Hi LC, my name is Sarah with Kohler Co. I am glad to answer your question. The connection is made of plastic. Thank you for choosing KOHLER.
Answered by: Kohler Product Expert
Date published: 2017-06-29

Is the vacuum breaker K-9660 compatible with this model?

Is the vacuum breaker K-9660 compatible with this model?
Asked by: Liz
Hi Liz, my name is Sarah with Kohler Co. I am glad to answer your question. Yes, this vacuum breaker will fit any 1/2" connection sprayhead/hose. Thank you for choosing KOHLER.
Answered by: Kohler Product Expert
Date published: 2017-05-03
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Customer Reviews

Flipside 4-spray Multifunction 2.5 GPM Multifunction Handshower in Vibrant Brushed Nickel is rated 3.9 out of 5 by 9.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really a nice shower head with plenty of options for water flow. This shower head was easy to install and performs well. We were having issues with water preassure through our old shower head. This solved that nicely.
Date published: 2013-12-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love the Handheld shower and it does everything is i advertized to do! It give a fine spray, a powerful and greater flow spray and a wider spray!
Date published: 2013-09-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best hand shower I ever had. I read the 2 reviews and I do not agree with them. I had this shower for 6 months and it is still working like new. I like the design. The chrome finish looks expensive and quite solid. Flipping the head gives you 4 different shower patterns. I like the wide rain shower best but the water fall pattern is also very nice. I intend to get the hand shower version as I had the fix one for the over head shower. These days I spend more time in the shower as I enjoy the spa like shower. The Home Depot offer the best value as it comes with free shipping too.
Date published: 2012-05-04
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Well be returned It does not have a standard fitting so it will not fit with a slider bar, and the included attachment it to sit to low for us. One of the settings has a very large spray pattern and, it is nice but does work when you have a shower bathtub with a curtain, water mess outside the shower. If you have a nice large shower with a door and your shower head is up higher you might really enjoy this shower head, but does not work well for my older, small unit.
Date published: 2012-02-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I'm lovin it!!! I hated my previous shower head. The main spray was so fine you had a difficult time rinsing shampoo out of your hair and it actually made the hot water seem cold. This is a great four type shower. Looks wonderful in my beautiful full glass shower. Shoud have done it much sooner. Thanks Koehler!!
Date published: 2016-02-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely awesome--a spa in your own home! I love this hand shower!! Unfortunately, I spend twice as long in the shower now. Whoops! Each of the four selectable sprays is great--I honestly use them all at different times, and they're especially therapeutic when using it in handheld mode. The "Koverage" standard spray mode gives me chills it's so good. It's not high pressure but it has 72 jets that drench your body and it feels great. The other full-face spray ("Komotion") has 12 spinning water jets that scatters large droplets like heavy rain. The flat "Kurrant" spray is great for sore muscles, especially at close range when holding the shower in your hand, and the "Kotton" spray is powerful yet soft and super-gentle (even on the face) and it feels really luxurious. I tried the lower-flow (2.0gpm) version of this same hand shower and didn't find it as compelling, so stick with this one if your local laws allow it. This feel of this 2.5gpm model is great, even with the flow restrictor intact. This unit looks great and is nice and solid--it's a very high quality fixture worthy of the Kohler name. Just be sure to order a hose and a mount, as those are not included with this hand shower.
Date published: 2016-01-13
Rated 1 out of 5 by from looks good breaks easy i first purchased this flipside june not even a month later it clogged up somewhere in the hose... went back to the store exchanged for the same one 6/28 .. been out of the country the whole month of july.. and today , right now ... it stoped working AGAIN... I m writing this review with soap on me.... so please dont be fooled by the look of it like i did...!!!!
Date published: 2011-08-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Kohler Flipper Simply superb hand held shower head. I didn't know it came in ORB which is a bit more expensive. Had a chrome one for several years. Can't beat this one!!!!!
Date published: 2014-01-14
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