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How to tighten mixer tap mounting?

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by Roger465, 14 Jul 2019.

  1. Roger465

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    …if that makes sense? I’m trying to help a woman out here, and I’m hopeless at anything remotely connected with plumbing…

    She has a mixer tap on her kitchen sink, and it (I mean the whole tap unit) rotates when you try to open or close the tap. It’s all extremely cramped underneath, so I can’t really see or take a pic, but I think I can feel a long stud with a nut on it – do I just have to tighten that?

    If so, what the *!@!! tool would you use?

    Thanks :notworthy:
     
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    Roger, is it the same woman as the washing machine?

    :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:

    Andy
     
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    I thought that women were washing machines?!
     
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    I know... I know... :(
     
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    Roger, is this woman giving you a 'kiss and cuddle'?

    Andy
     
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    Cheers... couple of items on that page - would the "Monument Tools Monobloc Spanner Set 5 Pcs" do the job? There's a 2-piece "Monument Tools Tap Backnut Spanner Set 2 Pieces" option too, but I'd sooner buy a whole set for other things if they'll do...
     
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    You must be bored mate :rolleyes: no really, just trying to help somebody out who's had a hard time...
     
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    The 5 piece is for monobloc taps ,the other one is for basin and bath tap back nuts ( much bigger nuts)
     
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    Aaah yes, I see that now.

    That's why I don't do plumbing :oops:
     
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    OK, you've got me. Just bought a set from SF, and can't for the life of me figure out what the little stepped thingy is for. I mean yes, I've worked out that it fits in the end of the boxes, but what would you drive it with? Hasn't got hex or ½" capability :confused::confused::confused:
     
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    She is now :evil:
     
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