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What Are Slip-Fit & NPT Bath Spouts?
This spout has an internal assembly that slips over a copper pipe. This spout has an opening on the bottom side where a setscrew is tightened to hold the spout onto the copper pipe.
NPT refers to a standard thread size in the plumbing industry. This spout threads onto a copper pipe. This spout also has an opening on the bottom side, but there is no set screw, the copper pipe would be visible inside the opening.