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  1. mission accomplished, the only glitch was the...

    mission accomplished, the only glitch was the (LASCO) stem was hollow, a little smaller than a 5/16 bolt. I ran a 5/16 tap in it and gave the t-handle a tug and bam! old cartridge out. Replaced with...
  2. 20937OK, it's me again. Same faucet, only this...

    20937OK, it's me again.
    Same faucet, only this time the stem broke off and remained in the knob. Any advice on removing the cartridge remaining in the valve body without the stem?
    How do I find a...
  3. Less than two years later the valve is leaking...

    Less than two years later the valve is leaking again. It's not dripping in the off position, instead it is leaking water from the handle stem and blowing it back towards the wall when it is on.
    Will...
  4. Yep, got it. Used a small pick, and it came out...

    Yep, got it. Used a small pick, and it came out in two pieces.
    Thanks.
  5. OK, I need the duct tape!:eek: Great tip on...

    OK, I need the duct tape!:eek:

    Great tip on putting the screw back in before pulling. I added a little rigidity to the pipe by placing my knee on the diverter spout before pulling.

    BINGO! ...
  6. I used the knob (screwed back on) and pulled...

    I used the knob (screwed back on) and pulled 'till I thought the copper would break. Wouldn't that be the same as vise grips?

    Yes the waters off, but thanks for checking. I've been known to do...
  7. Price Phister AVANTE, removing mixing valve cartridge

    I have what I was told by the guy at the hardware store is a Price Phister (AVANTE) valve. I tried to remove the old cartridge with no luck. :confused:
    Is there a retainer clip or screw from the...
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