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Old 05-07-2012, 06:38 PM   #1
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Default Undermount Sink Loose - Need help.....PICS

So my undermount sink is loose, breaking the silicone seal. It looks like the installer used a combination of a wooden braces in various spots but it not working. I need a permanent solution. They make undermount sink clips but it requires drilling into the granite which maybe to difficult.

I am thinking of adding a angle iron brace under the sink. Problem is getting the measurements perfect before weld the pieces together. Also it doesnt leave any room for adjustment though I could drive a shim on the front, but on the back - cant get a hammer in there.

Thought about drilling a hole then welding a nut to it, then I could add a small bolt to tighten up against the bottom of the sink in various locations.

Am I overthinking this? I need some THT ingenuity!




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Old 05-07-2012, 06:43 PM   #2
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Clean everything real good. Use epoxy and jack the sink up with a scissors jack and some blocks until dry. It will not come undone until you tear it apart.
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Old 05-08-2012, 02:36 AM   #3
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Clean everything real good. Use epoxy and jack the sink up with a scissors jack and some blocks until dry. It will not come undone until you tear it apart.
x2. use some sort of two part epoxy like they use to seam granite together. re do your silicone bead around the basin at the same time to give it some added strength there. jack it up so it's snugged up nice but not out of level. let it set for 6-8 hours and you should be good to go. That's how they mounted my first undermount sink to granite in my first house. Second house has a farm sink that literally overlaps the cabinet. They epoxied that in place too though
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What kind of epoxy do I use?

I wish I didnt have to take the sink apart with all the guts and plumbing...
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Lt, pm me your address and I'll send you all the parts you need to re-hang.
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Old 05-08-2012, 09:27 AM   #6
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Lt, pm me your address and I'll send you all the parts you need to re-hang.
Man how cool is that.Can't ask for anything better then that.
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Man how cool is that.Can't ask for anything better then that.

Way cool!
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Old 05-08-2012, 11:19 AM   #8
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Thickened West Epoxy, thick like peanut butter, lay it up it on both sides and presto, done forever.
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Lt, pm me your address and I'll send you all the parts you need to re-hang.
PM sent. THANKS!!!!
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Lt, pm me your address and I'll send you all the parts you need to re-hang.

Hey my F115 fell apart, can you offer me the same deal? I don't mind placing her back together but if you could send all in 1 peice it would help, I'll even buy you a drink and take you fishing the ditches.
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Hey my F115 fell apart, can you offer me the same deal? I don't mind placing her back together but if you could send all in 1 peice it would help, I'll even buy you a drink and take you fishing the ditches.
Too funny
I think there's a guy in Pa. that goes by the name of "one outboard something" that can "hook you up"..........either way, you can take me to the ditches
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Lt, pm me your address and I'll send you all the parts you need to re-hang.
I just received and installed the 6 hangers along with epoxy. The sink is now rock solid!

Thanks again Jaime Lyn! I owe you one!!!
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Very cool!
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