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Old 11-30-2010, 11:17 AM   #1
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how tight should i make the nut under the flat metal washer and rubber flange on bottom of the sink?

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Old 11-30-2010, 11:41 AM   #2
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Ayuh,... Tight enough as so it don't Leak....

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Old 12-01-2010, 12:41 AM   #3
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I use plumber's grease on the washer and putty under the flange. Tighten it until it is snugged up really good and make sure the flange-(part of the drain you see above sink)- is in contact with sink all the way around (no gaps)
Ther is definately a such thing as over-tightening especially if you have a sink made of vitreous china or plastic.
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