08:42AM | 11/16/03
Member Since: 11/15/03
1 lifetime posts
I am trying to change out a kitchen sink strainer and I can not get the locknut loose .
Does anyone have any info on what I can do to get this thing off?
I have tried tapping it with a hammer and that has not worked..

plumber Tom

09:51AM | 11/16/03
Member Since: 05/10/03
801 lifetime posts
You can try these 3 things. 1) Pipe wrench 2) Heating the nut off with a torch (usually made of white metal, if it's brass then don't attempt to melt it) 3) When all else fails, break out the sawzall and cut it off......Good Luck.

erik peterson

11:28AM | 11/19/03
Member Since: 06/23/03
224 lifetime posts
mini-hack saw works best........erik


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