Valor 55 NRV

Discussion in 'Fettling Forum' started by Longilily, Jan 15, 2018.

  1. Afterburner

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    Sure that kind of NRV collet would work fine! :thumbup: Especially if it would be strong enough to cope opening of stubborn NRV.

    Getting 'NRV nut/head' fitted collet from a shop could be difficult (=impossible?). Very few people/companies have machines & know how to make special collets (at least to make collets from special strong tool steel & harden them to last).
     
  2. Longilily

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    Maybe your right @Radler
     
  3. Rickybob United Kingdom Banned

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    i had a leaking nrv in a primus 96, I tried the hot water in the tank trick but the head of the valve was too mangled and the wrench kept slipping,
    I asked a colleague if he could drill out the valve with a pillar drill as desoldering the pump tube is not happening - no way - he suggested a different approach

    I wrapped many layers of tape around the wrench shaft to keep it centred in the pump tube and applied a blob of epoxy glue to the end of the wrench, pushed that over the damaged valve and left it overnight - next morning a good twist and the valve came out easy along with a lot of dirt from around the valve
     
  4. snwcmpr

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    Crafty thinking.
     
  5. Rickybob United Kingdom Banned

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    nothing fancy, but it worked a charm

    nrv-wrench.jpg
     
  6. snwcmpr

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    The epoxy was the key for me.
    :thumbup: