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I am having a difficult time installing a new drain on a pedestal sink.
The pedestal is too close to the wall and I cannot get access to the drain nut to make a good leak proof connection.
Have tried using a basin wrench, but there is not enough clearance in the pedestal.
I assume the basins of modern pedestal sinks are wall mounted, and I am wondering if it is possible to remove the pedestal of the sink by cutting out the caulk to the bathroom floor and the sink it "supports"

Would appreciate any info from someone who has faced my problem
Thanks for your help
 

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Yes, the base can be removed for connecting drain pipes and faucet lines assuming there is a sink mounting bracket screwed into studs. Do not put any downward pressure or lean on the sink while there is no base. Put base back on and recaulk when finished.
 

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Depends on your set up.
I've done work like this before, you got to know how to use your tools. Yes, it's harder than regular drains, but can be done without removing the base.
 
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