Re: old Standard shower valve
Posted by e-plumber on December 01, 2003 at 17:54:25:
In response to Re: old Standard shower valve
: I have an old tub/shower in a 1910's
: building that has two knobs for
: the tub spout and two for the shower.
: The hot water tub valve will not shut
: off completely.
: This valve has three ports. The inlet
: port. An outlet port which is not
: controlled by the valve and leads to
: the hot shower valve. And an outlet
: port controlled by the valve which
: leads to the tub spout.
: The valve has Standard written on it.
: Has anyone ever seen such a thing?
: (and would know where to get one)
The only way to find replacement parts would be to go to a specialty parts store with the stem in hand for an exact match-up, anything else will be a waste of time. The faucet may have barrels (pictured) or it may be regular compression style with seats and washers.
Good Luck. e-plumber
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