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Old 05 August 2015, 18:21   #1
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Removing stuck valve

My starboard tube goes down over about a two hour period so set about finding the leak, one located underneath so that's not a bad one but the other is the valve where it seals against the tube

Pumped the tube up but can't get it to undo (leafield c7 valve) the whole valve just spins. Tried deflating but can't get a grip thru the tube

What's the best way to remove, happy to butcher and buy a new valve but just don't want to damage the tube

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Put a rag in the jaws of a channellocks (slip-joint pliers). Use that to grip the valve.

If you butcher the valve, you'll have to make a hole in the tubeset anyways to install the new interior base...or cut the valve hole bigger and install a valve + doubler
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