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Old 09-11-2010, 06:13 PM   #1
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My garbage disposal leaking from bottom, is there a fix for it? Or does it need to be replaced?

Does that happen often?

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Time for a new one. I see it every couple of months, and there is nothing you can do. Hundred bucks for a badger 5 is easy money if you use it often (or the wife does )

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Time for a new one. I see it every couple of months, and there is nothing you can do. Hundred bucks for a badger 5 is easy money if you use it often (or the wife does )

Badger.....badger!!! I don't need no stinking badger!
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Badger.....badger!!! I don't need no stinking badger!
Well fine then, apparently the wife likes fancy disposals put in whatever you want, they'll all make sausage just fine
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I had a badger 1 in the already, 1/3hp, should I go with the badger 5?
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I like the badger 5 for residential applications. They are nice disposals. Don't forget to knock the plug out for your dishwasher hookup if that's where your dishwasher drains.
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Sears disposers use the same motor as ISE
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badger 5 is a good basic disposal and the smallest one you should get. If you wanna spend a little bit more, the ISE Evolution compact is around 170 at depot, 3/4 HP, runs quieter, and is a much better quality
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I installed a 3 phase ss-75 insinkerator awhile back (commercial kitchen). What a beast that thing was.
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I like the badger 5 for residential applications. They are nice disposals. Don't forget to knock the plug out for your dishwasher hookup if that's where your dishwasher drains.
My dish washer appears to drain to a pipe and not through the disposal.

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The store didn't have the badger so I got a similar one.

How do I connect the black piece to the white piece? There are no threads on the black piece.

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With a slip nut and beveled washer like the one on the left pipe.

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MY complaint with the Badger series is they are very noisy. The uooer end ISE's are much quieter. And $200 vs $100.
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With a slip nut and beveled washer like the one on the left pipe.

Thanks!

I have a slip nut from the old one, but it falls off, its barely too big, Iw ill head to the store tomorrow and get a smaller one.
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Thanks!

I have a slip nut from the old one, but it falls off, its barely too big, Iw ill head to the store tomorrow and get a smaller one.
Actually the one I had worked, looks like they are suppose to tighten themselves as the nut is screwed in.

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