Should I drill hole in shower fitting larger?

Discussion in 'Shower & Bathtub Forum & Blog' started by CountryBumkin, Dec 12, 2009.

  1. CountryBumkin

    CountryBumkin New Member

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    I was just looking at my new Moen fixtures and noticed that the hole drilled in the elbow for the hand-held shower head is very small. It is about a 1/4 inch (maybe less). All my plumbing is 1/2 pipe and 3/4 inch. While I have this off, should I drill it out to perhaps 3/8"?
    Here are some pictures of what I'm talking about.

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  2. jimbo

    jimbo Plumber

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    Don't mess with it. Nothing good will come of that!
  3. CountryBumkin

    CountryBumkin New Member

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    Okay. I kind of thought if it was too small, Moen would have heard/known about it and made the hole bigger, but my perpensity to improve (or break) everything I touch sometimes gets the best of me. I'll leve it as the Moen engineers intended it to be.
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