IMMITIGABLY VERBOSE DUDE
great, could you have used a thinner adapter?
It came this way used... so I simply used it "as-is". Very fortunate I could make it work, I think... had it laying around a couple years, should have done it sooner!
The plumbing is a little awkward yet, but I'm all "function" over "form"... so as long as it works, I'm happy for now.