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 Tub handle help
Author: Mars1954 (PA)

I have a question I just had new ceramic tile installed in my bathtub area I went to put the faucet handles back on but the stem doesnt come out far enough for me to attach the handle my question is are these extender sleeves just ornamental and can I cut them back about a half inch and then install them so the stem exudes enough for me to attach the handle.

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 Re: Tub handle help
Author: packy (MA)

the chrome sleeves are meant to be removed to give access so the stems can be repaired/replaced. they are merely meant to cover the stems.
they should unscrew so you can make a nice neat cut. or just cut them in place.

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 Re: Tub handle help
Author: Mars1954 (PA)

Thank you for the reply

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