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Pinhole leak in kitchen tap spout shaft

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May 15, 2013, 05:24 PM
Pinhole leak in kitchen tap spout shaft
Yes, about halfway along the shaft, on the underside. Can this little hole be soldered or otherwise plugged, or should I just replace the thing?

Thanks for any wisdom and/or advice.
May 15, 2013, 05:39 PM
Tap spout?
Got a picture?
If your talking about the spout from the base of the fixture to where the water comes out, time for a whole new faucet.

May 15, 2013, 08:44 PM
May 15, 2013, 10:58 PM
Can't imagine how that happened unless it's a fairly inexpensive faucet to begin with and was very thin.

Best fix would be to replace but odds are a tiny spot of JB weld (No - I don't make the stuff) would likely fill the hole.

May 16, 2013, 04:20 PM
and the next pinhole, and the next, and the next...

it's time to replace the fixture.

sig: if this is a new economy, how come they still want my old-fashioned money?