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kevin55 08-05-2011 08:58 AM

50 year old faucet removal
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retainer screw removed ,tried everything to remove these old handles ,heat clr etc. no luck any ideas,not sure if you pull or unsrew them. fausets are probly 50 years old, would replace them but until i remove front hardware wont be able to remove devirter. dont wont to remove tile
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RocLok 08-05-2011 12:42 PM

Hmmm I am not sure about this one, hopefully someone will give you a hand, there is a guy on here that seems to know a lot about plumbing.

So do you have access to the backside of the wall so you can get to the diverters? You mentioned not wanting to take off tile.

Good luck,


Redwood 08-06-2011 12:02 AM

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Use a Faucet Handle Puller...

kevin55 08-06-2011 10:20 AM

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just an update handle puller no good no set screw in on handle... finally got them off with lots of degreaser and a hammer was pretty much welded on from the years of are shot but trying to find new parts nit sure if i can find replacement cartrige
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Redwood 08-06-2011 03:07 PM

Here are a couple of good possibilities if you can't find anything local...

Alfano Replacement Plumbing Parts

New York Replacement Parts

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