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Old 07-04-2015, 08:37 AM   #1
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fresh water drain cap stuck

tried to unscrew brass t-handle cap various ways without breaking the plastic threads and causing a leak in the tank. taping softley with ball pean, penetrating oil. Any other ideas?

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Old 07-04-2015, 08:55 AM   #2
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Not sure what yours looks like. I made up this special tool to add a bit of leverage without destroying the tap.
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