Cracks in popup sink

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  1. Franchesca

    Franchesca Active Member

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    How can I repair the cracks in the sink?
     
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    Anthony Hitchings Well-Known Member Silver Supporting Member

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    Franchesca
    - please try and include a little more info in your posts.
    Presumably the sink is some sort of plastic?
     
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    Raycfe Waterford Ct.

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    A plastic epoxy may do it ....... don't use flex-seal it will not last. Any repairs you do clean the old surface very well, follow the instructions on the repair product and reinforce the the other side of the damage. Plastic plumbing parts are fragile bouncing down the road. The faucets are usually junk even when new. Stainless steel sink and a good metal faucet in the bath and galley are usually one of my first mods. Just saying
     
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    Replace the sink.
     
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    Yes, more info would be better, but my suggestion would be to replace the sink. Unless you get the right repair stuff, it's likely to keep leaking.
    The sinks in both of our popups were stainless. The weird shaped original one in our TT was some sort of plastic. I damaged the finish on it when I set a too-warm pan in it. We replaced it with a stainless bar sink. A bar sink might be too large for a popup, you need the measurement of the hole unless you want to get into re-cutting it.
     
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    That’s exactly what I was thinking. Its too iffy trying to repair spider cracks.
     
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    Measure it and get a stainless steel replacement.
     
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    I am so proud of myself! I grabbed my soldering gun and fixed these hairline cranks in my popup sink by passing the gun slowly over the cracks to slightly melt the plastic then lightly sanded. I tested it later by filling the sink with water and leaving the water in there for several hours. NO LEAKS!!!! Big relief!!!!
     
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