Question about Mountain Plumbing Mountain Basket Strainer CMT300-ORB

1 Answer

Peeling paint coming off of oil rubbed bronze basket strainer

I purchased a kohler kitchen sink along with mt300/orb mountain basket strainer oil rubbed bronze. Both sink strainers and the drains are peeling off and the underneath shows the basket strainers are just commone "painted" stainless baskets. Should the paint peel off? Are there not such things as bronze strainers? What does the term oil rubbed mean?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 11 Answers

Bronze is more expensive than standard mass production is worth, i supposed if you want them made out of any mat. you can call kohler and pay for it, i've been to their plant and they do some pretty awsome custom work.
Rubbed oil is just a color and somtimes "you get what you pay for" if you buy a cheap basket strainer they usually do exactly what you're saying.
You can buy more expensive strainers that have a better finish, I know Kohler and Moen have lifetime warranty finish on many of their higher end products.

Posted on Jun 06, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Leaking Kohler Vinnata kitchen faucet.


you must use genuine kohler parts,if you got something from lowes or home depot that was some other brand they usually leak. also look for calcium build up inside the valve body,you can use 1500 grit wet sand paper to remove it just be carefull and dont sand too much,then apply water proof plumbers grease inside the valve body befor you install the new cartridge.

Nov 08, 2012 | Kohler K-690-VS Vinnata kitchen sink...

1 Answer

Is there a basket available for the smaller sink?


Check website:http://www.us.kohler.com/onlinecatalog/accessories-kitchen.jsp?section=1&nsection=1&nsubsection=3&category=7&nitem=cat7

Apr 23, 2011 | Kohler K3354 Undertone Stainless Steel...

1 Answer

Both of the Pegasus baskets in my sink have come apart. I put them back together and they come apart again. I would like to purchase new baskets, but can only find the entire drain assembly, which I do...


I know what you mean I had similar problems with my sink strainers, unfortunately is you want to get a good working basket you have to buy the whole drain assembly. You can get some cheap ones at a home store but they will only break again and probably won't match up. What I recommend is swapping out your drains with a drain brand that won't break again like Kohler, Moen, or Elkay. All you need to install a new drain is the new drains, a drain nut removal tool and some plumbers putty. Take the old drain out clean around the whole and install the new one with a ring of plumbers putty around the hole.

Jul 09, 2010 | Pegasus Technologies Pegasus Kitchen Sink...

1 Answer

I am on my 3rd Pegasus sink strainer (bail-lock basket)in 2 years. The pull handles come off. Is there any way to stop this from happening? Is there any way to contact the manufacturer directly?


Pegasis is a cheap brand of strainer.

I would get a better quality strainer...
ProFlo, moen, franke, Blanco, and even kohler

you might pay a few dollars more, but they will last much longer

Dec 07, 2009 | Pegasus Technologies Pegasus Kitchen Sink...

1 Answer

Trying to find basket strainer for Kohler vast


all of kohlers baskets fit their sinks, even older model sinks.

do you have a special strainer, or sink?

have you contacted Kohler direct? or one of their distributors. a wholesale plumbing supply house (NOT lowes or home depot) in your area will be able to help you also

Oct 15, 2009 | Kohler Plumbing

1 Answer

What is better durability for the materials in a kitchen basket strainer, brass or brass PVC?


PVC is easier to break, but takes hard or high iron water better.

Brass seems to last longer overall in my experience

Oct 03, 2009 | Mountain Plumbing Mountain Basket Strainer...

1 Answer

I have many scratches on my kohler stainless sink.how do I remove them?


You would use rubbing compound -- same kind of stuff as used on autos -- there are different grits -- super fine on up, just like sandpaper. It'll tak a lot of rubbing. Probably good do a reasonable job with a buffer/etc. on a drill motor.

May 07, 2009 | Kohler BALLAD 25X22 Stainless Steel...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Mountain Plumbing Mountain Basket Strainer  CMT300-ORB Logo

Related Topics:

727 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Mountain Plumbing Plumbing Experts

Donni Steen

Level 3 Expert

659 Answers

Brad Brown

Level 3 Expert

15111 Answers

Tom Chichester

Level 3 Expert

30604 Answers

Are you a Mountain Plumbing Plumbing Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...