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Forum topic by juniorjock posted 11-01-2011 04:17 PM 686 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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juniorjock

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11-01-2011 04:17 PM

Topic tags/keywords: plumbing sink drain basket

I am replacing the drain basket in the kitchen sink. I’ll be using the large fiber and rubber washers below the basket and plumber’s putty under the rim on the top of the sink. I’m wondering if the sink will be ready for use immediately or should I give it some time before using it? Thanks.


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#1 posted 11-01-2011 04:20 PM

No problem as soon as you want to use it that putty will not take water.

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#2 posted 11-01-2011 04:21 PM

Right away no problem

-- I just don't understand. I have cut it 3 times and it is still to short.

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#3 posted 11-01-2011 04:39 PM

If it takes us much longer to answer. It won’t be a problem.

But you can use it right away for future references

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#4 posted 11-01-2011 05:26 PM

Let water flow now

-- Those that say it can't be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.

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#5 posted 11-01-2011 05:33 PM

What kind of sink? Probably not an issue in a kitchen, but regular plumbers putty doesn’t work on acrylic sinks.

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#6 posted 11-01-2011 05:34 PM

Thanks guys. That’s what I thought, but wanted to be sure.

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#7 posted 11-01-2011 05:35 PM

Yes, just a regular kitchen sink. Nothing fancy.

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