How you I get these off to access the cartridges?

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    DB098F4C-515D-4F67-9070-DACD49A4D730.jpeg DB098F4C-515D-4F67-9070-DACD49A4D730.jpeg I’m trying to change the cartridges on the mixer for a dripping tap. Can someone help with what I need to do to get these off? Thanks Dan
     
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    Thanks for reply. The problem is how to unscrew, as there is nothing to grab hold of? Do you mean turning the tap Handle farther than its meant to go? Bit concerned about twisting too far and breaking it.....
     
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    No I think he means unscrewing the arms from the centre spindle. Try gripping with a rubber glove or elastic band wound around the arm.
     
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    I think he means look around the sides for a grub screw or other hidden fixing, don't force it around.
     
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    Maybe one of the arms is actually screwed in ?
     
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    No, I meant unscrewing the arms as mentioned earlier.
     
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    There is another post on here saying that looks like there was a screw down the middle and the head of the screw has been broken off ?
     
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    I think denso13 mentioned the other thread and they have the same issue. It’s to do with the manufacture of them. We got ours from Victoria plumbing I think too!
     
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    That "arm/spoke" at the 1 o clock position defo looks a candidate to try unscrewing and could either reveal a grub screw or be the grub screw.
     
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