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The threads are stripped, the head is OK.
I tried that and was unable to slide anything along side the screw head, because
there is no clearance there.
The screw is located on the backside of the spigot and is slightly below flush.
That is why I can't get anything between the screw head and the spigot.
Drilling would be impossible because there is only about an inch between
the spigot and the backsplash. I guess the the only thing I can do is to
replace the entire faucet assembly. I want to thank you for taking the time
to try and help me. Have a nice weekend.
The the only problem is that the screw has a shallow slot in the head, if it
was a phillips head screw I would try your idea, but I don't think it would work
with what I have to work with. The faucet is over 25 years old and should be
Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX unable to help me with my problem so I called a plumber
and he will be here on tuesday to replace the entire faucet.
THE PLUMBER WAS HERE TODAY AND WAS UNABLE TO REMOVE THE
STRIPPED SCREW, SO HE REPLACED THE ENTIRE FAUCET.
PLEASE REFUND MY DEPOSIT BECAUSE I WILL NOT REPLY TO YOU.