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    Lobabychick Posts: 1, Reputation: 1
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    Oct 25, 2020, 08:44 PM
    Tub spout Set screw damaged copper pipe
    Assumed spout was twist on because wasn’t visible. Turning caused threaded grooves. New spout won’t slip on, gets caught up in grooves. Can this be remedied?
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    jlisenbe Posts: 4,332, Reputation: 156
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    Oct 28, 2020, 02:03 PM
    When you turned the spout, it likely caused some burrs on the pipe next to the groove. I would just take some sandpaper and make sure the area around the groove is smooth.
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    talaniman Posts: 54,328, Reputation: 10855

    Oct 29, 2020, 11:32 AM
    Smoothing out the burrs and grooves with sandpaper should solve the problem.
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    Oct 31, 2020, 10:58 PM
    I agree with both of them above

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