Delta shower valve opinions

Discussion in 'Shower & Bathtub Forum & Blog' started by CharlieM, May 12, 2008.

  1. CharlieM

    CharlieM New Member

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    I'm considering replacing my shower/tub valve with a Delta 1748 model.

    Any opinions good or bad about this model ?

    Thanks.
    Charlie
     
  2. Redwood

    Redwood Master Plumber

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    I consider the Delta 1700 series to be a very good choice!
     
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  4. Dunbar Plumbing

    Dunbar Plumbing Master Plumber

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    Separate volume/temp controls are nice on this delta version.


    One thing is for sure; you'll never have to replace the cartridge, just the seat cups and springs.


    Delta hit their marks on this design.
     
  5. Dan Pick

    Dan Pick New Member

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    Delta 1700 Series

    This is great valve. I installed (2) in the last year in my home. Another feature of this faucet is that it has temperature memory. When you turn this valve on it will go to the last set temperature.
     
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