Mending a Pinprick Hole in a Chrome Monobloc Tap


Postby chrisjsherwell » Fri Jun 10, 2016 1:28 pm

Moving house in 13 days, thought tap swan neck was leaking from the washers but then it burst and turned out to be a pin prick hole in the chrome. On the front where the new buyers will see it if not mended well. Can this be done or do i have to bite the bullet and spend £55 for a replacement swan neck part. It is a Franke Olympus tap 10 yrs old.
Capable at diy but not a plumber!
Cheers for any help.
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Postby lets have a look » Sat Jun 11, 2016 5:26 am

looks like you have to buy a new one, could try and bodge it by shaving down a matchstick and blocking the hole
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Postby chrisjsherwell » Sat Jun 11, 2016 9:35 am

Thanks. Frustratingly I'd really come to the same conclusion. Don't want the buyers refusing to forward any post if they get the hump!
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Postby lets have a look » Sun Jun 12, 2016 10:02 am

If you pay the post office you can get your mail redirected without their knowledge
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Postby chrisjsherwell » Sun Jun 12, 2016 1:43 pm

Now there's a thought! But at least having been Googling this I know I can fit the swan neck easily and also know how to fit a new monobloc tap if ever I need to in future.
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