Is it just me, or does everyone else find that the peculiar shaped 'C'
washer intended to hold a single hole mounting kitchen mixer tap is
just not up to the job?
You tighten them up and two days later the tap is adrift again because
the C washer has bent under the strain. Put a new tap in Thursday and
by Saturday the new tap was swinging loose again. This is the third
kitchen tap I've put in our kitchen where this has happened. This time
when it came adrift, I made a 1/4" thick steel replacement for the C
washer. A poorly engineered idea, having just one clamping nut off to
- posted 12 years ago