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Old 08-09-2011, 01:23 PM  
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Originally Posted by HOMEFLASH View Post
correct, and it is very useful.. ... it is under $20.00 if I remember correctly.
You can get them that cheap for a No-Name Special but they tend to be a bit difficult to use....

IMHO Ridgid makes a very good quality one and they sell in the $30 - 40 range. Sometimes good tools make a big difference in getting the job done.

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Old 08-23-2011, 07:50 AM  
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I know I'm a little late with this. but I just had the same problem yanking my bathroom faucet handle out. I have hard water in my system. I was able to pour boiling water down the stem of the handle, wait a few minutes and then was able to wiggle it free. there was alot of mineral deposit that was holding the handle in place. maybe you might have the same situation.
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If all else fails, get out the cutting torch or portable hack saw and go to it. I agree with other posters about having good performance from Moen faucets, although I have a brand new Delta 418-WF (bought on sale, at a price I couldn't resist) still in the box waiting to be installed, when our existing cheapo craps out.
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