Forum Title: Shutoff valve help
I have these old shut offs in my main bathroom. Wondering how I remove them, and then the best way to prepare for new ones. I am unable to pull any pipe out of the wall in order to cut. Any advice appreciated. Thank you. Also - sorry, but I am posting this twice as the first time contained a link to the image on my google drive which I figured didn't work.
Category: Plumber Post By: ANDY FITZGERALD (Manhattan, KS), 03/01/2017

you need to cut , with tin snips that chrome escutcheon so you can hold on to the pipe the valve unscrews, use 2 wrenchs. one to hold the pipe from turning or twisting the other to remove the valve after you turn off the water

- JEAN MURPHY (Lincoln, NE), 09/17/2017

The image worked, but we prefer the way this pic is downloaded. No posts will show up for new members without manually being allowed in here, as a safeguard from all the recent spammers we have experienced.

- JULIE COLLINS (Bend, OR), 09/21/2017

That is a threaded valve it unscrews. Can't tell from picture if it's 3/8 or 1/2.

- CHRISTINE CAMPBELL (Bentonville, AR), 09/28/2017

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