after a couple of times I noticed the plug in our unnamed bowl and a half
kitchen sink was leaking ... close inspection revealed that the plastic
drainhole it fitted into was cracked. This is held into the underneath
part by a big plastic screw.
After a half-dozen visits to so called "plumber supplies", I was told
that these waste fittings are supplied with the sink, and not something
generic ... which is why none of the generic fittings looked anything
Unfortunately I have no idea who made the sink.
I have managed to use a soldering iron and clamp to repair the piece for
Can anyone suggest a source for these manufacturer-supplied wastes ... I
thought the sink was astracast, but looking at their website, it's close,
but no cigar.
Of course I may have fallen foul of what the chap who told me the sorry
tale warned me could have happened ....
"You need to contact the sink manufacturer ... that is, if they haven't
changed the design".
I thought one of the spurs to the modern age, was the introduction of
mass-production, and standard, interchangeable parts. Why hasn't anyone
told the plumbing industry.