How to remove a rusty Waste King


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Old 12-19-22, 07:24 AM
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How to remove a rusty Waste King

I am not sure if rusty is the right word but anyway this is what it looks like:


I used a hammer to knock the ring to no avail. I am thinking about using a soldering iron to remove the rubber holder (the small protruding thing).
 
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Old 12-19-22, 08:01 AM
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Assuming you are going to replace it, I'd just use a recip saw with a fine metal cutting blade, or an angle grinder with a cutoff disc to cut through the bottom of the basket. You could probably even do it with a hacksaw, but it will take a while.

No harm in trying your way first...although it will stink a bit.
 
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Old 12-19-22, 12:33 PM
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Thank you,CarbideTipped. I took your advice. I do not have suitable saw for that space, so I used a soldering iron to sever the flange. Yes, it stinks. The smoke went up, so it was not too bad underneath the sink.

 
 

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