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 bathroom faucet shutoff valve - trying to identify best replacement
Author: doers88 (CT)

Trying to replace 2 stuck shutoff vales under bathroom sink (house built in 1950) which appear to have threaded connections on inlet side:



Following instructions found here to measure inlet pipe:
[www.farwestcorrosion.com]#
it looks like inlet side is 3/8"

It looks like chrome. Would a connector for galvanized pipe work like this BrassCraft one:
[www.homedepot.com]

Thanks

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 Re: bathroom faucet shutoff valve - trying to identify best replacement
Author: steve (CA)

Yes, it will work.

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 Re: bathroom faucet shutoff valve - trying to identify best replacement
Author: bernabeu (SC)

yes

don't forget new escutcheons

pack them underneath with plumbers putty to 'plug' the holes in the wall

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"Measure Twice & Cut Once" - Retired U.A. Local 1 & 638

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 Re: bathroom faucet shutoff valve - trying to identify best replacement
Author: packy (MA)

use two wrenches.
one as a "holdback" to keep the chrome nipple from turning

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 Thank you all clap
Author: doers88 (CT)

Thank you all — much appreciated.
Yes, almost forgot those escutcheons to add to shopping lost.

(And Moen is sending new cartridges and sleeves to fix the actual sink faucets.)



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 Re: bathroom faucet shutoff valve - trying to identify best replacement
Author: bernabeu (SC)

ps. the nipples are chrome plated brass IPS/NPT pipe

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"Measure Twice & Cut Once" - Retired U.A. Local 1 & 638

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 Re: bathroom faucet shutoff valve - trying to identify best replacement
Author: doers88 (CT)

Thanks for identifying.

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