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  1. Best liked Mycro's post in the thread I can’t open this kitchen mixer.

    Thanks again. It does look like the Franke Eiger but there are some subtle differences. On mine, the screw is definitely under the H and...

    Nov 24, 2017 at 8:48 PM
  2. Best replied to the thread I can’t open this kitchen mixer.

    If that tap has grub screws in the handles, then definitely don't try using a rubber mallet. :) I did mention to check for grub screws.

    Nov 24, 2017 at 12:21 AM
  3. Best liked peter0504030201's post in the thread I can’t open this kitchen mixer.

    I can see thats a franke eiger kitchen mixer tap theres a grub screw opposite side of lever arm on each side use an allen key to undo

    Nov 24, 2017 at 12:18 AM
  4. Best replied to the thread I can’t open this kitchen mixer.

    Tapping the levers gently with a rubber mallet is usually eventually effective. If you used flat blade screwdrivers to lever the handles...

    Nov 23, 2017 at 9:17 PM
  5. Best replied to the thread I can’t open this kitchen mixer.

    I forgot to mention that a lot of the taps now have handles made of a cheap alloy and it will corrode and seize onto the brass works.

    Nov 23, 2017 at 8:53 PM
  6. Best replied to the thread I can’t open this kitchen mixer.

    Might be just seized on. First check there isn't grub screws in the sides of the handles that might be holding the handles on to the...

    Nov 23, 2017 at 8:50 PM
  7. Best replied to the thread Dishwasher waste pipe elbow connector.

    I call them elbow spigots for washing machine/ dishwasher wastes, but I see they are called simply waste hose connectors. Here is one,.

    Nov 23, 2017 at 9:26 AM
  8. Best rated Last Plumber's post Funny in the thread What is the plan where the bird is concerned?.

    As long as it’s not the relatives you’re fighting or the relatives that make you sleepy.

    Nov 23, 2017 at 9:20 AM
  9. Best replied to the thread Dishwasher waste pipe elbow connector.

    Hi Carl. Firstly, maybe irrelevant to you, but it is all a bit of a complicated and space consuming waste pipes and trap layout. The bit...

    Nov 23, 2017 at 2:13 AM
  10. Best replied to the thread soft jaw grips/similar.

    It will have to be the more rounded shaped soft grips then. I suppose you could have that and a Knipex parallel jaw wrench. Plumb center...

    Nov 23, 2017 at 1:45 AM
  11. Best replied to the thread What is the plan where the bird is concerned?.

    Seriously? That must be why I tend to have to fight falling asleep later on Christmas afternoon. I blame the excess food and the wine,.

    Nov 23, 2017 at 1:38 AM