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Stripped shower screen threads.

Hey.  My staff and I have stripped out the inside threads of the shower screen screw in the group head assembly.  Do I need to purchase a whole new group head assembly?  We typically unscrew the screens once or twice daily to clean the screen of grinds and are constantly stripping the screw heads themselves, but this is the first I've heard of the inside stripping out.  The supply place says they have to sell me a litany of parts.  Do you have a link to a diagram?  I have an M28 fully manual and there's no manual I can find anywhere.

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No the only thing you need is the head, if you take a close look at the head you will notice the 3 bolts sometimes allen wrench screws around stainless head, that does not need to be replaced, the diffuser which sits above the shower screen does not need to be replaced, the pipe fittings that connect to the boiler does not need to be replaced. The only thing you need is the head the exchanger gaskets and you can always go to Lowes or Home depot or Ace for the Stainless steel nust and locknut washers on the boiler. If you doing it yourself it will take you a full day to replace it.

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Take group head to metal workery, drill biger hole and make one part from bras for there
the part must have hole with unstriped screw teeth in center. to block unscrewing the biger part you must open hole in border of head and brass part then you put one safety screw there(must be inox).
i hope you are content with solution.

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