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Old 11-17-2007, 05:01 PM   #1
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Can't seem to get the gasket to seat fully on bottom of sink where drain is. Can't tighten it any tighter else I'll break the plastic. I s there any kind of material or "goo" I can put in there to seal it?

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Can't seem to get the gasket to seat fully on bottom of sink where drain is. Can't tighten it any tighter else I'll break the plastic. I s there any kind of material or "goo" I can put in there to seal it?

use a bead of plumbers putty or some clear silcone

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If you use clear silicone caulk, you can use Goo Gone citrus-based adhesive solvent to clean it up with.
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Can't seem to get the gasket to seat fully on bottom of sink where drain is. Can't tighten it any tighter else I'll break the plastic. I s there any kind of material or "goo" I can put in there to seal it?
Yes, plumber's putty is generally used despite whatever type of gasket that comes with the drain. Roll a thin bead like if you were making a breadstick, and then just wrap it around the drain before you tighten it. After you tighten it, the excess will just be squeezed out. Plumber's putty is easy to clean w/o chemicals.
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