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abfab04

06:35AM | 09/29/09
Member Since: 08/10/05
49 lifetime posts
Bvplumbing
i was trying to replace a leaking plastic drain valve on my gas water tank but it broke off leaving part of the treaded piece inside. i tried using pliers to unscrew it but it won't budge. any suggestions??

Sylvan

03:26PM | 10/03/09
Member Since: 01/24/06
1578 lifetime posts
Me_office1
Try an extractor or use a hack saw blade and GENTLY cut the threads not to score the female threads inside the tank ..

abfab04

05:25AM | 10/05/09
Member Since: 08/10/05
49 lifetime posts
thanks. i ended up sawing the piece off. now using a brass valve instead of the cheap plastic crap!

Sylvan

04:16PM | 10/09/09
Member Since: 01/24/06
1578 lifetime posts
Me_office1
Brass valve is the way to go, to bad the manufacturers are so cheap on quality control
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