Gutting a tub spout

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice' started by catfeesh, Feb 14, 2020 at 5:29 PM.

  1. catfeesh

    catfeesh New Member

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    Hello,
    I was wondering if I could rip the plastic guts out of a push fit spout and use it as a threaded style?

    I installed a new tub spout that throws water in a wide cone pattern and back onto the wall tile. Messy.
    To replace it, I got my hands on a long heavy spout (Pfister 920-911A), but it's a push fit style and my ~2-1/2" copper stub seems inadequate to support such a spout....it will accept around 6" of copper pipe.

    Any suggestions?
     

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  2. plumber69

    plumber69 In the Trades

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    no, try the new spout and see how it works, think you would be fine if its an inch past the o ring
     
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  4. catfeesh

    catfeesh New Member

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    I should have an 1-1/2" past the o-ring... I'll try it out - thanks 69
     
  5. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    If it doesn't work, that insert will unscrew leaving a 1/2" ips thread in the spout.
     
  6. catfeesh

    catfeesh New Member

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    Nice! I was hoping to hear that. Thanks hj
     
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