Slight garbage disposal leak

We have an Insinkerator disposal. Coming out of one side is a plumbing projection, that feeds into a pipe that takes the water to the drain in our other sink, then away. There's a gasket fitting between the disposal projection and the other pipe, and the projection and the pipe are held together with a threaded connector.
Every now and then, there are a small number of drips - maybe 2-3 per minute - coming from this connection point. So I'll loosen the threaded connector, reseat the gasket, retighten the connector, run lots of water, observe no drips, and then we're fine until the next time it happens.
This tends to happen after the disposal handles a particularly heavy task, like chicken bones (something that, from all I've read, is recommended now and then for the disposal), and this is a model heavy-duty enough to handle bones. I guess the extra shaking and vibration in the disposal unit messes the connection up.
Last year, we had water pouring at a higher rate (probably 50 drips/minute) from the connection for a couple months before I noticed it; it really made a mess. I don't feel like constantly looking and feeling under the sink to check for drips and water.
Is there an easy way I can fix the connection to better ensure no drips? Right now, it's just the gasket (the positioning of which is tricky; I usually have to do it a few times to get it right) and the connector. There's no putty, teflon tape, caulk, anything like that, holding stuff together.
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My guesses: the disposal housing "socket" might imperfection that the rubber cannot seal
or mybe the gasket itself is damaged, maybe a nick or cut
I sugest you take it aprt & carefully examine the components
I often use a silicone vacuum grease on stuff like this. I have installed about 10 Insinkerator disposals over the years (mostly 333 or 555's to replace old ones or a crappy Badger type) never had this type of leak. This connection should seal properly.
btw I put all the stuff under the sink in two plastic bins (one on under eacj sink). If I need to work under the sink & can remove all the junk by simp-ly pulling the two bins. Plus if there is a leak it goes into a bin.
how old is the unit?
cheers Bob
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Thanks Bob, for some good suggestions. The bin suggestion is good; I'll get my wife on it. As for your question, I don't have the paperwork handy, but I seem to remember the current disposal going in around 1998 or 1999. Just guessing though.
So you're suggesting that I slather some silicone vacuum grease (and excuse my ignorance, that's a term I've not heard before) on the parts and mate them again?
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Try putting a split washer on the screw when reinstalling it. Vibration from use may have loosened the bolts. A split washer or star washer will help keep the screw in place.
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I'm afraid I don't understand.
The threaded connector I mentioned is a plastic thing, the same diameter as the pipe and disposal protrustion that it connects. The pipe fits in one end, the protrusion in the other, and it has threads and joins them together.
What you're describing sounds like what I think of as a so-called "lock washer," right?
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excuse my ignorance, that's a term I've not heard before) on the parts and mate them again? <<
yes, I use vacuum grease for this type of application.
www.mcmaster.com 2966K52 Dow Corning Hi-Vacuum Silica Synthetic Grease 5.3-Ounce Tube In stock Quantity    Each 1-11 Each    $15.55
or equal
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