The Gooseneck Gripper is the simple solution to a common plumbing problem: “How to fix a shower head that has broken off leaving the threaded end in the wall fitting?” Because the shower arm breaks inside the wall, this is a big problem. The Gooseneck Gripper is the answer to that question. The Gooseneck Gripper is specifically designed to fit in the close constraints of a shower arm elbow without bottoming out, allowing you to extract the broken shower arm nipple without damaging the shower elbow.
Our product will help the plumber or the DIY (Do It Yourself) home owner to perform this task. To a plumber, time is money. So, with the Gooseneck Gripper a plumber will be able to perform this job quickly and make this task more profitable. As a DIY, you will be able to safely remove the nipple without damaging the existing plumbing or paying for an expensive plumber’s call. A plumber’s service call to perform this task can cost hundreds of dollars.
The Gooseneck Gripper is manufactured here in the United States. The entire tool is hardened cast steel with a durable finish, so you get a high-quality tool that will last for years to come and still look new.
The Gooseneck Gripper was specifically engineered to insert into the tight constraints of a shower elbow and remove the old broken shower pipe without bottoming out or damaging the elbow. Other ½” Nipple Extractors will either bottom out before removing the nipple or not fit at all. Some nipple extractors require trade knowledge to use. The Gooseneck Gripper is so easy to use; anyone can use it to safely and easily finish the job.
Current methods of extracting broken shower arms are ineffective, complicated and can cause damage to your plumbing in the wall. The old methods of banging a flat file into the shower fitting and trying to spin out the broken piece or cutting into the broken nipple with a hacksaw blade and picking it out are over! Why risk damaging the plumbing when the Gooseneck Gripper is so easy to use? I see a lot of “How to” questions on the web asking, “How do I remove a broken shower head nipple” or “How do I remove a shower pipe nipple”. This is the tool to use. The Gooseneck Gripper is so safe and easy to use. It will save you from damaging your existing plumbing.
The Gooseneck Gripper is for the plumber or the DIY (Do It Yourself) home owner to perform this job. To a plumber, time is money. I spoke to a plumber recently that is still cutting and picking the broken shower arm threads out of the wall fitting. With the Gooseneck Gripper the plumber will be able to perform this job quickly and make this job more profitable. The handyman will find that the gooseneck gripper will make this job easy and profitable as well. The DIY will be able to safely remove the nipple without damaging the existing plumbing or paying for an expensive plumber’s call.
The next time you are on a “Do It Yourself” website and someone asks “How to remove the nipple left inside the wall when a shower arm breaks off?”, or “How do I fix my broken shower head?” Tell them that you know the Gooseneck Gripper was engineered to remove it.