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Old 08-17-2013, 12:55 PM   #1
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Installed several of these in a bathroom on 1/2" copper pipe. One of the valves started to leak around the handle not the soldered connection. Replaced it. The others did not leak. After turning on one of the other valves it started to leak. Can the valve be fixed or tightened at the handle? Thanks

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Do you have a picture of the valve?

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What brand of valve----I've had trouble with the ones from Lowes--and now use only Brass Craft----
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Tightened the handle and the valve stopped leaking. Thanks.
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