Laundry sink installation

We are renovating our laundry room. We have a single plastic sink that my wife wants to hang from the wall rather than use the base that comes with the sink. Are there any kits available that would allow us to use the existing drain setup?
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Ultraglide wrote:

You're going to re-use the old plastic sink?? How will you safely hang it from a wall?? If the same sink is going in, why is there any need to change the drain??
Not being smart, it just sounds like some info is missing.
Jim
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The wife does not want to have the legs as the floor is difficult to clearn around them. It's not my idea, lol.
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They won't be in the way when the sink pulls out and dumps on the floor and breaks a joint in the feed tubing making a flood. Your job is to point out the problem and she will just have to live with it.
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On Sun, 28 May 2006 14:13:29 -0400, "Ultraglide"

You could build a cabinet with a toe-kick. That way the plumbing is hidden and there is additional storage/counter space.
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I don't know about the drain, but re-think your elimination of the base. How large a sink? Water weighs 8.3 pounds a gallon. You can easily put 80 to 100 pounds of water in a laundry sink along with whatever you want to soak. Add to that, the weight of your kids or yourself leading on it while scrubbing the grill grates.
If you are putting in a small washing sink made for wall mounting, that is OK.
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Your wife is wrong. You should tell her.
Seriously though, using a bracket or some other method means *not* supporting the sink in the manner the manufacturer intended, which is from *below* using the base. Any method other than using the base, I'd guess will result in a large puddle.
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I'll try, thanks.
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How about buying a ready to assemble base cabinet from Home Depot and dropping the sink into it, leaving off the original base (plastic legs ?) In normal circumstances, you should be able to put the cabinet right where the sink was and use the existing plumbing. This finishes off the sink nicer as they aren't too "pretty" on the outside.
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On Sun, 28 May 2006 12:53:43 -0400, "Ultraglide"

Have you thought about the total weight of the sink when it is filled? You may be able to use the existing drain, provided it is not damaged.
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I have this done in my basement. I welded up a couple triangular brackets and bolted them into the studs. The sink sits right on top of the brackets. Think of them as shelving brackets and the sink the shelf. I then wrapped a piece of aluminum strap around the sink and screwed that into the studs to keep the sink against the wall. The strap is coated with white so it does not look bad. It has been there for about 8 years now and believe me it gets used and support the weight of a 10 year old boy who has been caught standing in it to reach the shelves above.
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They make wall hung molded laundry tubs with no need for legs.
An example is http://www.craneplumbing.com/specs/Fiat%20Catalog%20Sheets/Laundry%20Tubs%20and%20Accessorries/MS%20Laundry%20Tub%20LTD-FLTDII.pdf
They aren't very expensive and use the same drain and supply fittings. And they don't fall off the wall.
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