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Jim Mueller, CFA

A Senior Analyst for Stock Advisor, Motley Fool Options, and Supernova, Jim learned how businesses are run while putting his Ph.D. in biochemistry to use at a small biotech company. Jim started investing over a decade ago, initially making the same mistakes most people do. He changed careers to work at the Fool, where he's improved his investing process while developing an appreciation for the importance of investor psychology and taking the long-term view. He received the CFA charter in 2015.

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Re: Help with faucet valve replacement

(As an example of "more hazardous" - don't mix with bleach - that'd be very very bad)

No doubt.

Wearing gloves is a real good idea, too, when handling that acid. And when diluting, always add the acid to the [more]

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Re: Help with faucet valve replacement

Hi GWPotter,

It's similar to but not quite identical to the one in the video I linked. A single piece on the sink deck. I know which Moen instructional video you're talking about and have watched (maybe even bookmarked it on my home [more]

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Re: Help with faucet valve replacement

Thank you both, Paul and Chuck.

Was overlooking basic chemistry on how to safely dissolve those hard water deposit metal salts, and the strap wrench looks like an awesome way to really apply torque.

Cheers,
Jim

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Help with faucet valve replacement

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