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Old 08-24-2019, 9:04am   #1
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Default Disposallll disposition.......

and last night the damn garbage disposallllllll we changed out for leaking about 4.5 years ago, flooded the sink cab/floor, BUT when I made the cabinets, I sealed the ever loving CRAP outta that sink base, then coated the 3/4 birch plywood with 3-4 coats of urethane.....can anyone spell WATERPROOF!!!!???? so it survived just fine, who knows how long on the dripping...... SO surfed for a new one, same damn junk as the one that was in there, keeping the $$$ below 100......bastards will up to 300 really quick.....HD web 109 bux....same thing, Lowes 85 bux.....get to lowes and price on shelf is 109.....I ask the kid and said the .net price was 85 bux....she looks and grins, I"m right....checkout went fine 92 bux out the door.....the way they make shit today, these kids need go back to screwal......they dunno WTF they are doing, talk about bum design.....

so back to my coffee.....screw it......
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This time, get one made in America.

https://www.mrgarbagedisposal.com/ki...sposal-review/
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uy a 1/2 horsepower
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This time, get one made in America.

https://www.mrgarbagedisposal.com/ki...sposal-review/
Except buy a KitchenAid 1/2 horsepower for about $210-$240. Mine's been going for about 10 years; the previous one lasted almost 20 years.
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Old 08-24-2019, 12:59pm   #4
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Why even have one? We had ours removed when we remodeled the kitchen.
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Why even have one? We had ours removed when we remodeled the kitchen.
The only time I've had one was in a rented apartment. It didn't work.
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If you have an ACE Hardware in your area, their house brand disposal is made by Badger, a very good brand. It's much cheaper for the ACE brand.
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If you have an ACE Hardware in your area, their house brand disposal is made by Badger, a very good brand. It's much cheaper for the ACE brand.
Badger isn't a manufacturer....It's just a product line name of InSinkErator.


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Old house was nearly 20 years with the same disposal. New house in on year 12.

I use the hell out of them and have only purchased 1 in my life, for the old house.

It would have kept going but something punched a hole in the side. Probably a bone.
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The only time I've had one was in a rented apartment. It didn't work.
Never had one until we moved to Florida. Since we always lived places that had septic tanks.

When we got the place in Florida we never used it and it died. Second house we bought we had it pulled out since it had died as well.
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