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Old 02-07-2007, 11:28 PM   #1
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Default Replacing Tower Faucet Advice

I just got my two Perlick faucets in and I want to replace the old ones.

I don't want to break or scratch anything, but I tried simply unscrewing the old faucets and they don't seem to want to give. There are some small hole on top of the ring covering the threaded part of the old faucets. Does this ring need to be loosened somehow?

Any advice on how to do this or any tools needed?

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Old 02-07-2007, 11:36 PM   #2
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you will want a faucet wrench to use to turn the collar using the holes.

it will look similar to this:

http://www.homebrewery.com/images/faucetwrench.jpg

also, when you put the new faucets in, you will want to make sure it mates properly. you'll realize what i'm talking about when you do it, just make sure the faucet sits in right.

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You need a faucet wrench. Available at your LHBS for $2-3

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Old 02-08-2007, 12:35 AM   #4
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Thank you gents, gives me an excuse to order more stuff from NB!

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In the past I've used a heavily padded vice grips. But I have the wrench now.

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