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Old 03-30-2008, 05:04 PM   #1
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Replacing showerhead gooseneck

I am remodelling the bathroom and have retiled the shower. I stubbed off the showerhead gooseneck during the tiling. Now I have to insert a new goosenck into the brass fitting inside the wall. When I screw it in tightly, the bend in the gosse neck points up (the wrong way). I am worried that if I leave it half a revolution looser it will leak inside the wall, even if I use plumbers putty or teflon tape. Is there a tried and true method to replace these gooseneck shower head pipes without leaks? I appreciate any help or advice.
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Old 03-30-2008, 05:20 PM   #2
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Use a thicker teflon tape and pipe dope on top of the teflon tape.


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Yeah Pink Tape!!!!!!! Lol Lol
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That pink teflon tape is pretty good stuff.
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