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Old 02-17-2011, 08:55 AM   #1
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stuck union on water heater


any tips to remove stuck union from nipple on water heater

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Old 02-17-2011, 09:08 AM   #2
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Usually ,I use a giant pair of channel locks on the bottom piece that screws into the nipple and a big pipe wrench on the nut----

What are you trying to do?--When replacing the heater,I usually cut the pipes above the unions and junk them with the old heater---

I like to use new di-elecrtic unions with a new heater---the washers are usually squashed beyond use anyway.---Mike----

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