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No instructions for a B&K Mueller 120-005nl single handle basin faucet, I'm not sure where all the pieces go

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B&K does not supply install instructions with their faucets. A single basin faucet (****) is fairly straight forward. Ideally you will not use all the parts supplied by an import brand faucet. With plumbers putty, (feels like Silly Putty or Play-Do) work it into a worm looking rope about 1/8" in diameter and lay around the edge of the hole where the faucet goes and join the ends. Insert faucet into mounting hole and hold ti approximate final position. On the underside of the sink, first install the rippily flat washer (rosette washer) then the larger 6-sided flat washer (which is actuall a large flat nut) and tighten using a basin wrench. You should reconnect the water supply line to the faucet before the faucet is tight to the sink and make sure the opposite ent is free to turn. If the sink is still hanging on the wall you will need to have someone hold the faucet while you perform this procedure. I recall B&K supplies a flat rubber washer to go between the faucet and the sink but I personally think it's tacky looking.

Posted on May 31, 2010

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