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just like i said. someone tried to remove a factory installed v.b. from the hose bibb.
your picture is very blurry/ but i can see what happened.
at this point, you will need to either reinstall all the parts, or install a complete new hose bibb. if you can find the same manufactor, you can rob all new parts from the replacement and not have to cut into the bricks
do your homework and shopping, it will save you a real p.i.t.a. job.
By the same manufacture, do you mean they have to look exactly the same? Can I find these at a Home Depot or Lowes?
The vaccum breaker is not meant to be removed from the bibb (faucet). The design is to make the bibb worthless if the vaccum breaker is removed. Now unless you find the identical bibb (not likely to be at Lowes or HD) you need to replace the entire bibb w/vaccum breaker.
"Somewhere a Village is Missing Twelve Idiots!" - Casey Anthony
a factory installed v.b built into the hose bibb can be removed with some skill and be reinstalled with even more skill. the hose bibb is useless for connecting a hose to if the v.b. is removed.
i learned the hard way during years of new construction that soldered on hose bibbs and factory installed v.b are not the way to save money. i had many of v.b. to replace and service. much faster than shutting and draining the system.
dog where have you been hiding?
we got an election to run and a golf game to play
I'm the dumb-*** here because I've not dealt with factory installed vacuum breakers, other than recessed type commercial hose bibs, which I assumed he didn't have. Are they making hose bibs such as these for residential applications?
You learn something (at least I do) every day on this forum.
I know it's to late now but if you had this, you could leave your hose bibb all the way on and the shut it off from the new shut off valve. This only cost 5 bucks and is as easy as putting on a garden hose. Would this effect the vacuum breaker?