New Bradford White Anode Removal

Discussion in 'Water Heater Forum, Tanks' started by CraigL, Dec 5, 2009.

  1. CraigL

    CraigL New Member

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    This is my 1st post on this boad and I just wanted to introduce myself...
    I've got well water and was planning on putting an Aluminum/Zinc anode in a new water heater before I install it. The new Bradfords have the anode attached to the hot water outlet.

    I like the Bradford's but what I am wondering is... How do you remove the hot water outlet anode without damaging anything?

    Any advice would be appreciated.

    CraigL
     
  2. Master Plumber Mark

    Master Plumber Mark Master Plumber

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    you dont...

    you just have to be careful when you grab the threads of that nipple with a pipe wrench or large cahnnel locks....

    sometimes they come out easy, sometimes
    they are in there tight.....

    usually you will scar it up a little bit...

    no big deal
     
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