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Thread: Sink driving me NUTS!!

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    Default Sink driving me NUTS!!

    I bought a travel trailer that has copper tubing throughout the trailer. It's pretty old, but I thought I would be able to fix it up. I got tverything in the trailer working good EXCEPTthe bathroom sink. It keeps leaking from where the copper tubing connects to the sink. No matter how much I tighten the fitting it doesn't seat propperly. I've never really messed with copper before, and don't want to mess it up.

    thanks in advance

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    Plumber Cass's Avatar
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    Nov 2005


    If the lines are 3/8" with brass ferrules you need to cut out a section of it then replace it with new copper and a new ferrule.

    The old one is most likely distorted to the point that it will no longer work.

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    Moderator & Master Plumber hj's Avatar
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    Aug 2004
    Cave Creek, Arizona

    Default sink

    if you are trying to screw copper adapters onto the faucet, it will always leak because the faucet has straight threads intended for a nut and gasket seal.


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