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    I concur. The RP54879 does not include an...

    I concur. The RP54879 does not include an adjustment ring, nor would using it help any. That assembly with the metal handle just does not work with my valve. The old ball style does the trick...
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    Here's what. Clean and install the old parts. ...

    Here's what. Clean and install the old parts. The old ball is nearly solid and if decent shape, so I polished it up with 400 grit sandpaper, cleaned the old ball handle, reinstalled the old parts...
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    Now I am wondering if I over did the grease. 3...

    Now I am wondering if I over did the grease. 3 weeks later, I have the shower cleaned, and the valve reassembled. But when I reinstall the new handle, it won't stay up, it just slides closed...
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    I will certainly ably grease liberally when I...

    I will certainly ably grease liberally when I reassembly this valve.
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    Yeah, after looking around more I concluded I...

    Yeah, after looking around more I concluded I just need to get the whole refurb kit. Thanks for following up, I appreciate it.
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    Copy, I guess they don't sell the part I have now.

    Copy, I guess they don't sell the part I have now.
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    turns out I don't have a delta 600, mine has a...

    turns out I don't have a delta 600, mine has a round handle and the bonnet nut screws on at the widest part, not the narrowest as shown in the part posted above. I'll figure this out yet.
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    Any recommendations for where to get a...

    Any recommendations for where to get a replacement bonnet online? I'm not a huge fan of driving around town looking for a special part. I've already been to a few stores and not found it.
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    Many thanks Gents, now I have an excuse to get...

    Many thanks Gents, now I have an excuse to get myself a dremel tool. I did already try loosening the plastic part inside, but I did not try twisting from there. I'll give that a try, thanks.
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    Delta shower valve repair

    I am attempting to fix my leaking Delta shower valve. It is a single control type, see the attached picture. I started yesterday trying to disassemble it to replace the springs, seals, ball etc. I...
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    Decided to go ahead and rent a snake for $30, and...

    Decided to go ahead and rent a snake for $30, and did a decent job of cleaning out that run. It was much shorter than I thought it would be, so I used the extra time to do some preventative...
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    sludge/build up in drain line

    Folks here recently helped me to resolve a p-trap problem. The next phase is this. I have cut out the old cast iron p-trap and will be installing a new abs one. But before I do, I would like to...
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    thanks for the tips and ideas everyone, much...

    thanks for the tips and ideas everyone, much appreciated
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    thank you for the quick response. I am not savvy...

    thank you for the quick response. I am not savvy enough to know exactly how to replace the pipe nipple, but since a magnet sticks to all the elements of the old plumbing I'm guessing it is not lead....
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    tub p-trap, to replace or not?

    I have already removed my bathtub as part of a bathroom remodel. A contractor friend of mine saw the old connection from the tub drain to the p-trap was made with a flexible rubber connection held...
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