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The original drain valve ( drain **** ) went bad. So I bought a replacement one at Home DePot. But I tried to install it and well it barely screwed in. I thought maybe I got on to big. On the package it say's 1/4 inch. I also notice like a thread lock paint on the threads. So is this why it's not threading in all the way ?

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The petc0ck is 1/4 inch IP thread, or a tapered thread, It should tighten up fast, It won't go all the way in, it is tapered to tighten up and stop before it bottoms out. The thread paint is fine, a little teflon tape won't hurt anything. Hope this helps.

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