05:27PM | 03/14/05
Member Since: 03/04/05
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This DIY'er needs help! I bought my first new fridge and had to get fancy with an automatic icemaker - not one that feeds through the door but nonetheless - and I know I am going to have to make some plumbing adjustments if I'm gonna get this thing hooked up. There is a copper pipe that sticks out about 3" behind the fridge. The fridge I had previous did not have an icemaker so I don't think it has ever been used (or even if it works for that matter...). The pipe is capped off. I would like to cut some of the 3" away (if possible) so the fridge can sit further back. From my "research" I know I need a pipe cutter, a solderer and my guess is a saddle valve. Can I do this myself? I'll need to buy supplies and tools. Or should I just call my plumber? Am I pretty much on ****** for what this project requires? Probably be $60 + parts for my guy to do it.



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