Re: Fixing your own faucets is a lost art
Posted by hj on February 05, 19101 at 23:39:22:
In response to Re: Fixing your own faucets is a lost art
And once upon a time, you could replace the points and condenser in a distributor and change the spark plugs and that would be an engine tune up. My, how times have changed.

: Jim wrote a nice article about faucets, the link below has the full story.

: Advent of the washerless cartridge in 1947 seen as progress by most plumbers

: BY JIM QUINN
: Beacon Journal staff writer

: Once upon a time, not so many years ago, it was easy for any amateur to repair leaking faucets.

: The job could be done with a screwdriver and a wrench. All you needed to do was replace an inexpensive little rubber washer. The job took five minutes, You could find instructions in any decent how-to book.

: My, how times have changed.




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