Simplistic question please help


I am replacing my shower (Triton T100E) that was fitted by a plumber about 10 years ago. He used plastic piping with a 15mm plastic elbow bend that attaches to the shower.
I cannot get this off. Is there a simple way? It does not seem to screw off. I've pulled very hard but cannot get this fixture to come off and I don't want to break anything.
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Think if you heat up a old knife you can cut it off ? You know, heat and cut heat and cut........

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Thanks RJ, I ended up cutting it off with an hacksaw. I now need to somehow get some new and possibly longer extension plus some elbow type fittings to get the new shower plumbed in :-(
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Kewl ! I don't care what Mike G says plastic suxs. See if that was done right it would of been copper and had unions so you could * easily remove it. Well, that's in my code book anyway.

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Plastic pipe implies that the fittings were glued. Look in the sprinkler parts isle at the hardware store for parts. You can often bend a straight section of pipe by applying sufficient heat to bend but not melt or burn the plastic (practice first) depending on exactly what kind of plastic you have (hopefully PVC)

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most plastic fittings have a button or ring to push down to allow it to be removed in 2 secs. Plastic pipe at that age will be push fit not glued.
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