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Old 05-11-2013, 06:55 PM   #16
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Plumbers putty or silicone for SS sink seat?


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Just installed a SS sink yesterday for a friend of mine. It was a Sterling, made by Kohler. Right in their directions they say to use silicone sealer. I did, and it wasn't a problem. As far as it being an adhesive and not being able to get the sink out later, take the clamps off from underneath, slide a razor knife under the edge and it will come right out.
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How do you get a razor knife under the back up against the splash, mike? You are right with the razor, though. It seems to me that the correct sealant would be non-hardeneing Butyl, though, not silicone.

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you can get a knife around the front and sides. Stick a painters 5n1 tool under the edge and it'll pop up. Wiggle a little for the back edge to pop out.
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