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Old 08-07-2013, 02:43 AM   #21
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A mild home-made drain cleaner can be used to clean the drain pipes after the larger debris has be pulled out. The reaction caused by combining two common and inexpensive household products can help to break down the mucky build-up on the inside of the drain pipes.
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Old 08-09-2013, 01:59 AM   #22
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U finally replaced the entire sink drain, p-trap etc. all the way to the point where it connects to the cast iron 1 pipe T inside the wall.
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Old 08-12-2013, 01:33 AM   #23
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Hold a wet cloth tightly over one sink drain to seal it and set the plunger over the other drain. Plunge up and down vigorously for about 20 seconds.
Touch-free faucet breaks chain of germ transmission and reduces illness.
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Old 08-13-2013, 12:22 AM   #24
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My bathroom sink is simple enough that the pipes and pop-up assembly do not require any special tools to take apart and put together. The only tool I employed besides my hands was an old tooth brush.
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Old 08-13-2013, 07:01 AM   #25
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Here: http://www.amazon.com/Cobra-Products.../dp/B000BO9204
is a handy tool to keep near your drains. I have one at home and in the rv.

Our local Lowes carry them for less than $3.
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Old 09-14-2016, 11:35 AM   #26
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I too am very disappointed with the bathroom sink stopper on our brand new Jayco. Pretty useless and cheap!
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Old 09-14-2016, 01:53 PM   #27
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It may have been mentioned already but a properly sized O Ring works perfectly to hold the stopper just up enough to allow water to drain.
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Old 09-14-2016, 02:02 PM   #28
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Timely thread for me, I almost dropped my wedding ring in the grey tank thanks to that worthless drain plug. I have to strip search myself before I even use that sink now. (sorry for the TMI) At least now I have some options thanks to this thread
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Old 09-14-2016, 02:39 PM   #29
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It may have been mentioned already but a properly sized O Ring works perfectly to hold the stopper just up enough to allow water to drain.
That's what I use.

You can get a set of O-Rings for water hoses at your local home improvement store. It comes with some that are round, and some that are flat. The flat ones I use in my water hoses, the round ones I use on the sink stopper.
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Fixing this is next on my mod list. I plan to just replace the P trap and faucet assembly with one that has a pull up plunger on the faucet to open and close the stopper. Just like the ones in our house. Will look for a light, small and cheap one and see if that will fit. This is a really stupid design to save a few bucks.
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Or there could be a reason behind it.

Ever have a sink overflow in your house cause someone left the drain closed.
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Or there could be a reason behind it.

Ever have a sink overflow in your house cause someone left the drain closed.
Nope. But you raise a good point.

A sink at home couldn't overflow because of the other drain near the lip of the sink (same with the tub); the trailer sink doesn't have that safety drain.
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Good point, no safety drain opening. I've never had a sink overflow at home, even with three daughters and years of cleaning lots of hair out of drains. I'll take the risk that my wife and I won't overflow it. She hates the little removable stopper design with the open hole in the sink just waiting for something to fall in so - decision made for me.
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We use a strainer like this one (clicky). It just sits in the drain and can be easily removed for cleaning. I got one at either Home Depot or Lowes.
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Mine also has a minimal usage stopper??????????
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