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I have a kitchen faucet that currently has a faulty dual mode (shower/aerator) nozzle. The nozzle has a 1/2" MIP thread.

I would like the replace the nozzle with a standard aerator, but my local hardware store tells me that such a thing doesn't exist (i.e. 1/2" MIP aerator).

Is this so? Any way to adapt a normal aerator to the thread I have?

Thanks!

  • The link was just a sample of a quick search, I saw items in amazon and other plumbing websites, and even on pinterest. So like the keebler elves, they do exist. – noybman Aug 27 '17 at 0:51
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Th MIP thread is PART of the faucet and not a separate unit you can remove? https://www.plumbingsupply.com/aerator.html

MIP/FTP/NPT..... They make converters, and also Aerators with 1/2 IP threads.

  • Thanks for that. Believe it or not, the part you found (by BrassCraft) seems to be alone in being able to convert between IPS and faucet thread. I had to get another male-to-male nipple as well, but it did the trick. :) – logidelic Sep 14 '17 at 15:25

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