Archive for May 5th, 2012
As part of replacing that frostproof faucet, I had recourse to some tools & hardware that Came With the House: the previous owner had a well-stocked supply of stuff and we bought the place “with contents.”
This box of assorted washers, screws, and tools has already been more than a lifetime supply for one person:
I already had a faucet seat reamer that came in handy in our previous houses and now I have two:
The threaded shaft isn’t nearly long enough for a frostproof faucet, but it’s a standard thread and I have enough all-thread rod to cobble up something. When I get around to fixing the other outdoor faucets, I’ll give that a try.
Although I didn’t need a handle puller to dismantle the old valve (this is a staged photo op), it’s been vital elsewhere:
Ya gotta have stuff…