I'm having a hard time trying to change this spigot washer. I thought if I
would just remove the "C" nut I would be able to remove the valve and change
the washer inside. I posted a labled picture on flickr. Any advice would be
You're probably going to have to heat it with a torch. It might be best
to remove it from the pipe nipple and put it in a bench vice. You could
replace it with a new one cheaper than going through all the trouble to
repair what you have unless you're very fond of the old one. :-)
I just reloaded my dictionary program cuz eye caynt spel sumtymes. :-)
I have a lot of fun mixing and matching different spellings of common
words to add a bit of "colour" to my posts. Heck I have some ancestors
from England. I think some of the ancestors from my ancient ancestors
The Cavebillies may have come from England, Cavelimeys I think they were
As per the other posts, you have to unscrew at "B" to replace the
On old faucets, that joint is VERY difficult to break loose.
I have two faucets sitting on my work bench, waiting to me to get more
So far, I have been unable to disassemble them. :(
I gave up & bought new faucets.
These are very heavy duty industrial units, the one's where the washer
doesn't turn with the valve stem.
Meant to be mounted on a vertical pipe and have the hose connection
These are not "Made in China" junk.
IF I do give up on them, currently, they're in the "gonna get around
to it later" bin,
they'd go into the scrap brass bucket not the trash.
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