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61652dan
shower head hook up
61652dan

The copper threaded socket that the shower head pipe extention screws into is outside the wall,not recessed behind the drywall.Looking for a cover plate that will cover the copper socket.approx 1" dia & 3/4" high.

Jack
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Jack

They are called escutcheon plates and you can get them at almost all hardware or big box stores in different sizes and different finishes.

Jack

dj1
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dj1

Does the nipple (the pipe extending out the wall) move?

61652dan
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61652dan

Thanks for responding,
No the nipple does not move. I have changed many shower heads and they are always recessed behind the drywall.I do not know what happened. I cannot find a raised plate at any of the big box stores.
I have been told that they are available but where.
Thanks,Dan

dj1
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dj1

The plumber who installed the pipe mad a mistake, but it's not the end of the world.

True value has what you need. And so are dozens of websites on line.

Jack
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Jack
61652dan
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61652dan

Thanks so much for the info. I think that I found what I am looking for. I will probably end up buying more items than I had originally planned an.

Thanks,Dan

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