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#692345 - Fri Aug 11 2017 09:32 PM Any ideas on removing a handle on a Fry 17
42packard Offline
Petro Enthusiast

Registered: Tue May 02 2006
Loc: Allyn, Wa
I am trying to remove the pump handle from the pump on a Fry 17 without damaging anything.
I have sprayed PB Blaster on it for months and I am about ready to heat things up with a torch to get the handle locking screw out and the set screw on the bottom of the handle out.
Before I do, I was wondering what has worked for any of you.
Any ideas would be appreciated
Thanks, Jerry


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#692350 - Fri Aug 11 2017 10:31 PM Re: Any ideas on removing a handle on a Fry 17 [Re: 42packard]
model72 Offline
Petro Enthusiast

Registered: Fri Jun 21 2013
Loc: Dallas, tx
Fire up your MAP gas torch and get the area red hot. Quench with cold water. Insert flat blade screwdriver into set screw slot and tap with hammer. Both should break loose. If not, heat again.
Joe

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#692645 - Wed Aug 16 2017 03:42 PM Re: Any ideas on removing a handle on a Fry 17 [Re: 42packard]
Paul Bell Offline
Petro Enthusiast

Registered: Sun Jan 08 2012
Loc: Northern CA
Torch, I like oxy-acetylene if you got it. Metal expands when heated, so I usually try to remove while red-hot (without quenching).

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