Replacing washers in old mixer taps

Postby Bren » Sat Dec 08, 2007 4:21 pm

I am trying to cure a leak on an old "Armitage" mixer tap on a bath. It selects between shower or bath and then hot and cold water mix. It uses a selector between the two taps on a rocker type arrangement. How do I get the head off the tap...there is a grub screw on each tap that I have removed but I am worried about what happens now!
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Postby peter the plumber » Sun Dec 09, 2007 2:55 pm

Right Bren I am sorry to say this but you need a new shower mixer.

I know the kind you have and it’s a waste of time trying to fix it.

The problem has been cause by lime scale and there an “oâ€
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Postby Bren » Sun Dec 09, 2007 5:15 pm

Thanks for the info! I know you are right because I have been trying ever since I posted the request.
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