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jimmyfloyd 12-26-2012 11:56 PM

replace utility sink drain
 
I received a free Fiberglass Utilitub brand dual basin utility sink (model 26 I believe) from a friend who was remodeling his basement. The end of the drain broke off and he just replaced it. I am looking to replace the drain and use this in place of my single basin one. However, I cann;t figure out how to remove the drain from it to replace it. I tried pliers in the cross hairs of one side, but all that did was break the cross hairs. :furious:

I have read that there is a thing called a drain key that will work, but costs a bit of money. I was also considering just cutting the center out of the drains and trying to loosen them from the bottom.

Does anyone have a suggestion on how to get it out and what to replace it with? Trying to keep this inexpensive.

jimmyfloyd 12-27-2012 12:05 AM

picture:
http://i282.photobucket.com/albums/k...FE5985ECC0.jpg

Javiles 12-27-2012 12:33 AM

Take a grinder to it with a cut off wheel. don't forget safety glasses

joecaption 12-27-2012 09:38 AM

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