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  1. Ginette

    Ginette New Member

    Hi all

    Fitting a new monobloc mixer tap. The flexi tails that came with the tap (see first photo) don't fit the connection (see second photo). Is there a connector / coupler that will allow the flexi tail to connect to the compression coupling? If you could provide a website link to a connector / coupling that I could buy that would be great.

    The previous tap had flexi tails with different ends than the typical sort that you'd get (see third photo).

    Thanks for any help :)




  2. Ginette

    Ginette New Member

    Any help or suggestions appreciated!
  3. Dave54

    Dave54 New Member

    Remove copper tails from bottom of service valves and connect flexis to valves
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  4. Ginette

    Ginette New Member

    Hi Dave

    Thanks for your reply.

    Do you mean from here IMG_0259.PNG ?

    I'm not sure how to go about doing that?

    I tried to remove nuts from front but no budging at all.

    Thanks for your help.

  5. Dave54

    Dave54 New Member

  6. Dave54

    Dave54 New Member

    Yes a good spanner and pair of grips should do the job if not turn water of at mains and see you can remove from top nuts so bottom nuts can be removed onfloor
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  7. ShaunCorbs

    ShaunCorbs S. Mod Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    best option would be to install some male irons where the old adaptors were

    if you have basic hand tools like dave has said above then have a go your self

    but if you havent best to call a plumber in shouldn't cost that much
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  8. Ginette

    Ginette New Member

  9. Ginette

    Ginette New Member

    Thanks Shaun
  10. AWheating

    AWheating Trusted Plumber GSR

    brass flex tail connectors from toolstation come in 1/2 and 3/8

    Can fit them in isolation valves or solder em
  11. Ric2013

    Ric2013 Plumber

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