Help! My shower cartridge is stuck badly!!

Brian Coulston
by Brian Coulston
I have a post 1968 Mixet Cartridge that has broken off just prior to the base end fitting. When I took everything apart, (correctly, LOL) the nylon part just fell apart and it left me with just the reverse thread bolt and the brass end. When I tried to remove the remaining parts, found they will not budge, used a slide hammer to tap it safely out, has not moved at all. I am really stuck, (PUN) and do not want to scar the smooth chamber. Any ideas to do this safely so I do not want to remove it. The house is a Medallion home and would like to keep it retro as the prior home owner did a great job of maintaining the home. (Not many 400 Amp homes around)
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