I was changing my handy pump which lasted 10 years (guess I got my money's worth). Anyway long time reader of these forums and first time poster.
Anyways, I was changing the pump after opening the pool for this year and it was DOA, I was disconnecting it from the filter when I noticed the valve to the inlet part of the filter was broken at the threads with the thread of the valve still in the filter. I have disconnected the filter from the rest of the pool now, dried it, and brought it inside to look at it.
Any suggestions to get this stubborn piece out? I have tired to get a pair of pliers in there to try to get some grip to unscrew it but thought I would see what else anyone recommends?