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britinusa

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Head faucet hose fell off
« on: August 17, 2015, 01:05:42 PM »

It was a fun weekend, really!

Also, this weekend, the cold water hose to the head faucet fell off. It took several minutes to figure out why the bilge pump kept cycling.
During that time, it emptied about 20 gallons of water in the bilge. At least I know the pump works great!

The water pressure pump was running continuously, I figured it was because of the empty tank. So I closed of the midships tank and opened the aft tank valve under the galley cupboard.  As soon as the pump was turned on, I could hear water flowing in the head undersink cupboard, could not see where it was coming from. The hose had fell off the cold water pipe to the faucet and was hidden behind the other pipes. All I could see was the water jetting up to the top of the inside of the head cupboard. In the time it took to find where the water was coming from, it now emptied 20 gallons from the aft tank (it does hold 25 gallons right?)

So now we were stuck with a non-functioning head (hold tank flooded) and very little fresh water.

As I said, a fun weekend!

Is it normal for the tube to the faucets to have a single hose clamp?

Paul
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Re: Head faucet hose fell off
« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2015, 01:36:35 PM »

Paul : You have the distinction of being the first one that I've heard of having that tube break!!

I suspect that over the years that tube has been moved back a forth enough that the metal fatigued and finally broke!!
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Re: Head faucet hose fell off
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2018, 05:57:45 PM »

I'm looking for a new faucet for sink in head. I found a hole in the housing.
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Re: Head faucet hose fell off
« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2018, 10:23:48 AM »

I'm looking for a new faucet for sink in head. I found a hole in the housing.

Depends how much you want to spend. I believe this is the one I got.

https://www.defender.com/product3.jsp?path=-1|51|2234222|2234223&id=824147

Double check the measurements.
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Re: Head faucet hose fell off
« Reply #4 on: January 16, 2018, 11:19:19 AM »

Ambassador “Trinidad” faucet is a exact copy of the OEM. Not cheap. $225 (+/-)
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Re: Head faucet hose fell off
« Reply #5 on: January 16, 2018, 11:27:52 AM »

link broken up, but this should work:

http://tinyurl.com/y7d9z25h


Depends how much you want to spend. I believe this is the one I got.

https://www.defender.com/product3.jsp?path=-1|51|2234222|2234223&id=824147

Double check the measurements.
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Re: Head faucet hose fell off
« Reply #7 on: January 16, 2018, 11:59:57 AM »

You can most likely find a nice single lever faucet with an extension for a shower head at Home Depot.

We've found a simple shutoff valve works great for showering without having the modify the water temperature with the faucet(s).  Like this one:  http://c34.org/bbs/index.php/topic,4174.0.html
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Re: Head faucet hose fell off
« Reply #8 on: January 16, 2018, 02:41:15 PM »

I have just replaced the faucet in the galley with one of these from Amazon $29 very pleased with it so far.

Now looking for a bathroom replacement faucet. Considering separating the shower head from the faucet and mounting a shower head above the head/ shower seat.

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Re: Head faucet hose fell off
« Reply #9 on: February 20, 2018, 11:31:21 AM »

Note that I just received an email from MauriPro on a clearance sale.

Various Scandvik Faucets are on sale.


And I picked up a Coastal jacket for $89  :D (230$ reg)  :clap :clap
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