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Old 02-10-2012, 04:38 PM   #1
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How do you remove thin brass nut on a single handle delta faucet .
Kitchen sink faucet.
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Old 02-10-2012, 04:45 PM   #2
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Old 02-10-2012, 05:11 PM   #3
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Under the sink?

The big one holding the faucet to the sink?

I try a basin wrench first---if that doesn't grab--I get my drill and drill the nut in two places and then break the nut free with a screw driver----
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Hammer and small sharp chisel
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What kind of sink?

Dremel with a cutoff wheel is what I use on rusted nuts. Just score it and bust it off.
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PB Blaster and heat if i an getting paid t+m. Chisel if flat rate.
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Thanks, It is a deep sink, single hole. So I will need a long handle tool or
chisel to remove the nut. My basin wrench jaws will not go around the nut.
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If its the style with just 1 nut you might be able to get it off with a 3/8 ratchet and a deep socket,or possibly push the lines out of way and use a 6" cresent wrench
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Don't like the idea of breaking the nut by drilling a hole in it? It works.
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sometimes when its tight for me I disconnect all lines turn top of faucet to break loose then Iam able to get big brass nut off...not sure why your basin wrench won't grab it...mine will

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