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Old 04-20-2017, 10:54 PM  
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Of course one of my sons put a small turtle inside our bathroom tub faucet. Its lodged in enough where water wont push it back up, but just out of reach for fingers. I can see it. Tried grabbing with needle nose pliers. That just pushed it further in. Is there an easy way to grab it without removing the faucet? Thank you.


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Bend a small hook on the end of a piece of coat hanger wire. Push it in beside it and turn it and hook it out. Buy the kids larger toys for the tub.


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kids are great


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Plumbers love kids, for this very reason.
If it's still loose I might try one of my dental tools, I bought a cheap set out of one of those bin boxes at the hardware store where they sell cheap chinese tool and use it all the time for stuff.
Also works great for prying out O rings.
If it's stuck and you can still see enough of it I might try drilling and inserting a screw into it so I'd have sort of a handle to pull it out.
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Harbor Freight sells a small pick set for a buck thirty nine. Best buy of my life. Yeah I agree that a bent coat hanger will take care of your problem with some fenagling. But you know this is gonna happen again. And again.

These have been through five states and seven countries. Theyre also great for picking carbon off a bolt carrier group.



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if it is tub spout, just remove the spout and poke it out

removing the spout is not hard it either unscrews or has a set screw on the bottom


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