Old tub spout will not come off!

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MissLaurus

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I am trying to remove my old bathtub spout--which should just screw off counterclockwise--but it won't budge, even when I used a screwdriver, as in the photo. My guess is that the threads have rusted, but I don't know how I can get any lubricant to the pipe threads where the rust would be. Can anyone suggest what to do? Thanks!
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Snoonyb

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Feel along the bottom of the spout. If the faucet is a MIX-IT, the spout will be held in place via a set screw.
 

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PS, That screw Snoonyb mentioned may be metric, it will be an allan head set screw.
 

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