Delta 1500 Series Monitor shower head etc

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  1. stuckwitholddelta

    stuckwitholddelta New Member

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    I have a 1-piece AquaGlass tub and surround. The tub is still in very good condition and I do not want to remove it. However, I would like to replace a chrome shower kit with one in brass. Unfortunately, there is no easy access to the plumbing. Any suggestions? I've attached a picture of the plate. I believe it's a discontinued Delta Monitor. The screw holes are at 5 and 7:00. Is this a 1500? I've heard 1200, 1300, and 1500.
     

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  2. jimbo

    jimbo Plumber

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    You can still get trim for that valve, including some newer finishes. PB is not the "finish du jour" any more, but may still be available. Go to any large plumbing supply house ( not HD or Lowes ).
     
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  4. stuckwitholddelta

    stuckwitholddelta New Member

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    thanks for the suggestion. Do you have a plumbing supply store you could recommend?
     
  5. stuckwitholddelta

    stuckwitholddelta New Member

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    Is the model 1500?

    I called Delta and I got 3 different answers -- 1200, 1300, and 1500 series. The holes are at 5:00 and 7:00.
     
  6. jimbo

    jimbo Plumber

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    That is the answer. Did they have any trim?
     
  7. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    Because of the temperature adjustment knob, you need 1500 trim in order to get the correct handle. The rest of the trim IS generic with the other two models.
     
  8. Master Plumber Mark

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    how many do you want???

    I got a whole box of 1500 trims laying around since
    the mid 90s...mostly in peices....

    let me know if you want a set, and I can get one together..

    I dont know what they are worth..
     
  9. stuckwitholddelta

    stuckwitholddelta New Member

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    do you have in polish brass?

    I need 3 kits in polish brass.
     
  10. brucem8

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    Do you still have 1500 trim kits?

    MP Mark,

    I have an old 1500 shower control that I am looking to convert from PB to SS or chrome. Mine has the escucheon holes at 5:00 and 7:00 so can't convert to 1700 without changing out the valve. Do you still have 1500 trim kits that would fit my old-school valve? Don't know if they made brushed nickel or SS then, but ideally that's what I'd like. Otherwise chrome would work too.

    Thanks,
    Bruce
     
  11. katiercain

    katiercain New Member

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    Did anyone ever find out what series this exact Delta Monitor is? I am trying to replace a leaky valve and am having a hard time getting it apart. I want to get a product manual or something online but I can't find any information about it beyond this image and forum. Help please, I'm a teacher not a plumber! :)
     
  12. jadnashua

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    In a rush? The answer is in the threads - it's a 1500-series. A teacher not doing her homework...
     
  13. keithp

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    I need trim pcs preferably chrome for the 1500, especially handle assy inc temp adj knob, insert. Have 3 of these in use, so let me know what you got. Willing to purchase sets if you like, preparing to buy RP13204 cartridges too, thanks, Keith, dadfirst2002@yahoo.com
     
  14. hj

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    I believe Delta makes a conversion cartridge to convert them to the new 1700 style,and handle, but may be wrong, because I only heard about it one time.
     
  15. Chris Lee

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    Just so you know, I had the same exact tap and this is what I was told by Delta (Who have been very helpful)


    On Mon, Mar 13, 2017 at 11:28 AM, Customerservice@Deltafaucet.
    com
    customerservice@deltafaucet.com> wrote:

    Dear Chris Lee,

    I am sorry to hear that you are having a problem with your Delta shower
    > > faucet and I am happy to be able to help.
    > >
    > > Based on the photos provided, you have a 1500 series shower faucet.
    > > Luckily, you have the version that the valve will work with any of our
    > > current T17 trims. You can see them at www.deltafaucet.com.
    > >
    > > Please contact us back if you have further questions.
    > >
    > > Sincerely,
    > >
    > > Tawny
    > > Customer Service Representative

    I replied back:


    > Tawny,
    >
    > Thank you for the verification. I talked to one of your colleagues on
    > Saturday afternoon and they confirmed with me that we had a faucet that
    > would work with the T17 or Series 1700 but not the T17T models. We ended
    > up ordering the Lahara 1700 Series trim Kit from Lowes. Thanks again.

    https://www.lowes.com/pd/Delta-Monitor-17-Series-Valve-Only-Trim/1000168669

    >
    > Regards,
    >
    > Chris

    Hope this is helpful.
     
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