Originally Posted by phoney
I saw something at the hardware store that got me thinking.... Danger, danger. There are shut off valves for sink faucets that may come fairly close to the brass screw in the latch crank. When I get back from a week of fishing I will post findings.
What you see, is not always what you see.
The brass screw and barrel nut, have what is called a "double start" thread.
That complicates the matter.
I paid, from a friend, $110.00, for one tap.