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Old 08-25-2018, 12:38 PM   #1
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Replaced the kitchen tap

Finally got around to replacing the kitchen tap when I found what I wanted on sale at Lowes. Took just under an hour to do it all including making a shim because the tap washer/nut sits partly onto the underside of the sink and doesn't clamp flat. Tap came with everything I needed and had 1/2" supply fittings which connected straight to the OE fittings on the PEX.

From Lowes Canada. Similar tap is in the US but not on sale.
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Old 08-25-2018, 01:08 PM   #2
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Nice looking tap. What's the other pic?
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Old 08-26-2018, 06:40 AM   #3
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That's the fitting that came with the tap that adapts the 1/2" PEX fitting to the tap itself. Many new taps these days come with 3/8" only and then you have to buy the adapters. There was another tap thread recently that mentioned this issue I think.

I liked the price on sale too (~88$US).
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I replace the kitchen faucet right away, but I turned the operating level to the front, that way no water on the counter when operating.
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Old 09-03-2018, 04:59 PM   #5
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Good looking upgrade. Love to see the mods and a faucet change out is a simple enough project to ease into things. The RV industry really uses some cr*ppy fixtures on the factory assembly line so a faucet change out can really add value to anyone’s RV experience.
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